Feminist Lecture Series: Cantú, Healing the Wound

Norma E. Cantu
April 7, 2016
Feminist Lecture Series 2016

Author poet Norma E. Cantú presents Healing the Wound: Reflections of a Chicana Feminist from the Border, a lecture for the Women’s and Gender Studies Feminist Lecture Series.

The lecture will be held at 3:30 pm in Curtin Hall 175, and is free and open to the public. For more information contact WGS at (414) 229-5918 or via email at wmns@uwm.edu.

About the Speaker

Dr. Norma E. Cantú is Professor Emerita, University of Texas, San Antonio and Professor of Latina/o Studies and English, University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her areas of research and teaching interest include border studies, Latina/Latino literature, Chicana/Chicano literature, cultural studies, contemporary literary theory, folklore, and feminist studies. Dr. Cantú received a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She received her M.S. degree and B.S. degree from Texas A&I University. In 2012, Dr. Cantú was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters, and she received the prestigious Nebrija Creative Writing Award from the Instituto Franklin at the Universidad de Alcala de Henares in Spain. Dr. Cantú is also a Fellow of the American Folklore Society. In 2007, she founded the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa.

This talk is sponsored by the William F. Vilas Trust Fund, UWM Women’s & Gender Studies, College of Letters and Science Year of the Humanities, UWM Roberto Hernandez Center, Latin American, Caribbean and US Latin@ Studies, UWM Department of Africology, UWM Department of English, UWM Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature, UWM Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the UWM Women’s Resource Center.