LASP speaker series to focus on Maya historic memory


Dr. Alicia Ivonne Estrada
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The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) will be kicking off its spring speaker series with a seminar entitled, “Contacto Ancestral’s Living Links: Constructing a Maya Diasporic Historical Memory on the Airwaves" by Dr. Alicia Ivonne Estrada. This is the first talk in a two-part speaker series.

The lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 1 from 4:00-5:30 in 315 Phillips Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

Alicia Ivonne Estrada is an associate professor in the Chicana/o Studies Department at California State University at Northridge. Her research focuses on Maya cultural productions in Mesoamerica and the United States. She has published articles on contemporary Maya literature, radio and film. Estrada has also written on Maya historical memory and resistance in Guatemala. 

For a full schedule of upcoming events, visit the LASP events page.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Junyoung Veronica Kim in advance at 917-291-6752.

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