Tejas/Texas: An Open Wound

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Contact: Gaby Renteria · renteria@loyno.edu · 504-861-2886

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

Based on her latest novel, "Tejas", renowned Mexican author Carmen Boullosa will share with the audience the experience of writing a book on the aftermath of the Mexican/American war, and the loss of the Texan territory by Mexico.

Boullosa is one of Mexico's leading novelists, poets and playwrights. She is also a distinguished lecturer at City College in New York, and has been a fellow at New York Public Library and the Guggenheim Foundation.

Boullosa’s new novel along with some of her other books will be available to purchase before and after the event. The author will sign books following the lecture.

The event is free and open to the public.* 

*Free parking will be available at West Road Garage starting at 6:30 p.m. excluding reserved spaces (access from St. Charles Avenue- driveway is adjacent to Holy Name of Jesus Church.)


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  • Center for Latin American + Caribbean Studies
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