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The Role of Women in the Mexican Revolution as Portrayed Through the Corrido (lecture)


Detail, Woodcut, De Francisco Moreno Capdevila, from El Coyote—Corrido De La Revolucion, Celedonio Serrano Martinez, Mexico, 1951
Detail, Woodcut, De Francisco Moreno Capdevila, from El Coyote—Corrido De La Revolucion, Celedonio Serrano Martinez, Mexico, 1951

Date: November 18, 2010

Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:   Special Collections

Contact: Bob Diaz

Description:

The Role of Women in the Mexican Revolution as Portrayed Through the Corrido closes a fall lecture series held in conjunction with the exhibit Stories & Music of the Revolution: A Commemorative Exhibit on the Centennial of Mexico’s Revolution in Special Collections.

Lecture V: The Role of Women in the Mexican Revolution as Portrayed Through the Corrido
-Raquel Rubio Goldsmith, Lecturer, UA Department of Mexican American and raza Studies
-Celestino Fernandez, Professor, UA Department of Sociology
-Los Cuatro Vientos Musical Group

Raquel Rubio Goldsmith, historian and lecturer in the UA Department of Mexican American and raza Studies, will discuss the significant role women played during the Mexican Revolution. Celestino Fernandez, Professor, UA Department of Sociology, will discuss the corrido as a popular song form and its importance in communicating values, issues and ideas during the Revolution and into the present. The presentations will be illustrated by a performance from the local musical quartet Los Cuatro Vientos.

Free and open to the public. 

Map For Game Day Alternative Parking: (Please allow yourself extra time for parking.)


•    6th Street Garage at Santa Rita and Lowell, just North of Sixth Street ($5.00 all day)
•    Surface Lots west of Highland and South of 6th street (Free after 5pm)
•    Meter Parking (Free after 5pm) –Meters near the Main Library may be blocked
•    Cherry Garage ($15.00  before 6.30pm; any available spaces, Free after 6.30pm, but allow yourself extra time to exit)