BELONGING AND CITIZENSHIP: The Literary Making of a Latino Middle Class Identity
Meet: José E. Limón
Author of American Encounters: Greater Mexico, the United States and the Erotics of Culture (Beacon Press, 1998); Dancing with the Devil: Society and Cultural Poetics in Mexican-American South Texas (University of Wisconsin Press, 1994); and Mexican Ballads and Chicano Poems: History and Influence in Mexican-American Social Poetry (The University of California Press, 1992).
He is a Professor of American and English literature at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests are cultural studies; Chicano literature, anthropology and literature; Mexicans in the United States; U.S.-Mexico Cultural relations; critical theory; folklore and popular culture.
Author’s lecture is brought to you by the Celebración de Nuestra América Series, ‘Reflections on Independence: Citizenship and Belonging in the Américas’. A series co-organized by Latin American and Latino Studies and the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University. All programs are open and free to the public.