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Chicanas: Literature, Theory, and Film

Professor Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano, in her last quarter teaching at Stanford, will host three prominent Chicanas to discuss Literature, Theory, and Film.
Her first guest is Helena María Viramontes is the author of The Moths and Other Stories (1985) and Under the Feet of Jesus (1995), a novel. Her most recent novel, Their Dogs Came with Them (2007), focuses on the dispossessed, the working poor, the homeless, and the undocumented of East Los Angeles, where Viramontes was born and raised. A teacher and mentor to countless young writers, Viramontes is currently Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English at Cornell University.
Next lectures in the series:
Emma Pérez
October 11, 2016
Encina Hall 464
Aurora Guerrero
October 13, 2016
Building 160, Room 325
Co-sponsored by: Iberian and Latin American Cultures; Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education; RICSRE; CCSRE Undergraduate Program; El Centro Chicano y Latino; Chicana/o/Latina/o Studies; English Department; Department of Art and Art History; Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Modern Thought and Literature; Creating Writing; Institute for Diversity in the Arts; Clayman Institute; Women’s Community Center.



Monday, October 10, 2016. 04:30 PM


Women's Community Center




Free and open to the public.