DSL Rachel V. Gonzalez-Martin, Quinceañera:Ritual, Celebration, and Coming of Age
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DLS Dr. Rachel González-Martin

Date: Sept 15, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Quinceañera: Ritual, Celebration, and Coming of Age

Dr. González-Martin will address issues of gender, beauty, assimilation, ritual, and identity from the Latina/o perspective, from her dissertation, "Dreaming in Taffeta: Imagining an American Quinceañera" (2014).

This event made possible by generous support from the West Texas A&M University Distinguished Lecture Series.

Event Schedule
6 PM | Reception
6:45 PM | Lecture
8 PM | Program Concludes

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About Dr. González-Martin:

Rachel González-Martin is a folklorist and associate professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Quinceañera Style: Social Belonging and Latinx Consumer Identities (2019 UT Press), which won the Emily Toth-Best-Book-in-Women's Studies from the Popular Culture Association and the Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize in Women's Studies in Folklore from the American Folklore Society. She is currently collecting female monster legends in US Latinx communities for her next book, The Stories that Raised Us: Feminist Formations of Unruly Women.
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