Yolanda Padilla Speaks at Claremont Graduate University and Rice University

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary HeritageMay 13, 2014 - IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla was an invited speaker at Claremont Graduate University's conference on "Race in the Hemisphere: Rethinking Comparative Analysis" and at Rice University's Global Hispanisms workshop.  At Claremont, she presented her research on the role of Mexican and U.S. racial paradigms in shaping Mexican American literary responses to the Mexican Revolution.  At Rice, she spoke as part of a weekend-long workshop on strategies for re-envisioning the future of the Recovering the U.S.-Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.  The project is based at the University of Houston and focuses on recovering written materials by U.S. Latinas/os produced before 1960.