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    Antonia Castañeda: Su Vida y Su Obra

    Presented by at Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

    March 28, 2015

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    Antonia Castañeda: Su Vida y Su Obra

    Celebrate the life and work of Chicana historian Antonia I. Castañeda and her new book, Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda. The evening will feature tributes from cultural arts workers, community activists and scholars who have labored with Antonia throughout her career.  Presenters include: Marisela Barrera, María Berriozábal, Dudley Brooks,  Roberto Calderón, Micaela Díaz-Sánchez, Deena J. González, Linda Heidenreich, Valentina Inéz Barrera-Ibarra, Lourdes Pérez, Graciela I. Sánchez, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz, and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto!
    Throughout the evening, excerpts from the film Antonia: A Chicana Story will be screened. This documentary reveals Antonia’s history and experiences from her childhood as a migrant farmworker to her coming of age as a Chicana activist, community organizer, feminist, teacher, mentor and scholar. Filmmakers Luz María Gordillo and Javier Pescador will be in attendance. 

    Join us as we honor Antonia Castañeda’s life and work with a full evening of personal stories, cultural offerings, readings and more. (Bring your dancing shoes!)

    Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

    922 San Pedro
    San Antonio, TX 78212

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    General Day and Time Info:

    6:00PM Reception & Book Signing* 7:00PM Program 9:30ish Late Night Surprise *Books will be available for purchase

    Phone: 210-228-0201

    Parking: Many buses within 3-5 block area. #3 and #4 stop half block almost every 10 minutes

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