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UT’s Center for Mexican American Studies: From Paredes to Present

This fall, I’ve been fortunate enough to work as graduate research assistant for the Center of Mexican-American Studies (CMAS) under its new director, John Morán González. Now in its 46th year of existence at the University of Texas at Austin, my research focus this semester has been uncovering the center’s

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Sandra Cisneros at the Texas Book Festival

If I wanted, I could write an entire blog post on Sandra Cisernos’ voice. For a 60 year-old woman who has experienced so much (I mean, she has a memoir out–you only write a memoir if you’ve lived through a few things), I assumed she would have this antique, wisdom-coated,

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