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Chicana Great Books Series - Sonnets to Human Beings

05/10/2016 06:30 PM

@ Gemini Ink
1111 Navarro St
San AntonioTX 


Chicana Great Books Series - Sonnets to Human Beings

Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic Chicana authors this spring with Gemini Ink. Join our moderator Patricia Portales, PhD in a discussion of one great book per month. The authors represented will be: Sandra Cisneros, Helena Maria Viramontes, Michele Serros, and Carmen Tafolla. An opening performance will kick-off each event with a wine and cheese reception. For May, discussion will be around the book Sonnets to Human Beings by Dr. Carmen Tafolla with a performance by Amanda Flores. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Patricia Portales, professor of English at San Antonio College, earned a PhD. in U.S. Latina/o Literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her research interests include Mexican American oral history, literature, and film, including the American feature films of Lupe Vélez.

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