Book Talk: Indian Given: Racial Geographies Across Mexico and the United States
Maria Josefina Saldaña Portillo is Profesor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Visiting Professor of English at UC Berkeley. She is the author of The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (Duke University Press, 2003). Indian Given was awarded the Best Book Award from the National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies (NACCS) in 2017.
Professor Saldaña's book talk will address the effects of NAFTA, narcos, and the legacy of the indio bárbaro.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Gender Studies and is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, the American Indian Studies Center, the American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program, the Department of English, the Latin American Institute, and the Chicano Studies Research Center.
This event is FREE.