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La Llorona: Myth, Memory, and Meaning

October 2020

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Join us on Zoom on Thursday, October 29 at 6pm for the next Borderlands of Southern Colorado online lecture. In this talk, Dr. Fawn-Amber Montoya and Xavier Madrid will present "La Llorona: Myth, Memory, and Imagination."

Dr. Fawn-Amber Montoya is the Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of History at James Madison University and the former coordinator of Chicano Studies and Professor of History at CSU-Pueblo. She taught courses in race, ethnicity, and gender with a special focus on Mexican-American history. She has Consulted on the development of a number of museum exhibits for History Colorado, including Borderlands of Southern Colorado, El Movimiento in Colorado and Pueblo, and The Children of Ludlow.

Xavier Madrid was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. He is a first generation college graduate. During his undergraduate studies, a passion grew to study Latinx identity in the Southwest and the discipline of Sociology as a whole. He is a former curatorial intern at the National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institution), where he worked on the ¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues exhibit and book (acknowledged as a contributor).

Register for this event at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5516014746533/WN_-gh_-4nDTeuvT9AEqZEFOA

The event is offered on a donation basis. Donations can be made at:
http://coloradogives.org/CommunityMuseumsOnline.

This event is offered in collaboration with the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Public Library.