Hear Jose Limon give a brief presentation over Dia De Los Muertos artwork and this Latin American tradition prior to his talk on the “Streets of Laredo” hosted in Legacy Hall for the Center of the Study of the American West (CSAW).This event is hosted by PPHM’s Friends of Southwestern Art in partnership with CSAW and the WTAMU College of Education and Social Sciences.
The event is FREE. Click here to RSVP.
ABOUT THE CSAW EVENT:
On October 24, José E.
Limón will present his lecture, “Streets of Laredo,” as part of the
CSAW Garry L. Nall lecture series. At this
event, Limón will discuss how the song has influenced various genres
of literature and popular culture. He will also address the lack of
ethnic Mexican identity in these adaptations juxtaposed to the reality of
Laredo as a Hispanic/Mexican border place. Student
entries from the “Streets of Laredo” art contest will be on display and a
student musician will perform the song. Book signing and dessert reception
Earlier that day, guests are also
invited to attend an author Q&A, 3-4 p.m. (Cornette Library, Blackburn
This event was made possible with
support from the WTAMU Distinguished Lecture Series and the Sybil B. Harrington
College of Fine Arts & Humanities.