UHV/ABR Reading Series - Norma Cantú
University of Houston-Victoria and the American Book Review welcome our 55th speaker, Norma Cantú, f
- When:Thursday, November 8, 2012, noon to 1 p.m.
- Where:UHV Alcorn Auditorium (West Bldg 204)
University of Houston-Victoria and the American Book Review welcome our 55th speaker, Norma Cantú, from Noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, November 12. She is the fourth speaker in the Fall 2012 Reading Series, and will be speaking in UHV's Alcorn Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
Cantú publishes pieces about a number of academic subjects as well as poetry and fiction. She specializes in Latina and Latino literatures, Chicana and Chicano literatures, border studies, folklore, women’s studies and creative writing. The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, Cantú’s Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera chronicles her childhood experiences on the border. Cantú is a professor of English and U.S. Hispanic literature at the University of Texas-San Antonio. She has co-edited four books and edited a collection of testimonials by Chicana scientists, mathematicians and engineers.
Cantú’s book, "Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera," will be for sale at the event, and a book signing will follow the talk.