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Tonight! Cristina Rivera Garza Explores the Past Through Domestic Archeology

Join us for acclaimed author Cristina Rivera Garza’s exploration of her parents deportation from the United States in the 1930s though domestic objects that they left behind. Garza is one of the foremost authors working in the United States and recently won the Shirely Jackson Award for her novel¬†The Tiaga Syndrome.

The talk will be at 5:30 in DeNaples 405. The event is free and open to the public.

Cristina Rivera Garza, “A Domestic Archeology of Repatriation,” September 11

On Wednesday, September 11 at 5:30 pm in DeNaples 405, we will kick off our Fall 2019 Humanities Forum with one of the foremost writers in the Spanish language and the recent winner of the Shirley Jackson Prize for her novel,¬†The Taiga Syndrome, Cristina Rivera Garza. Garza’s talk will explore the deportation of her grandparents in the 1930s through the remains of their domestic objects — dishes, clothing, and furniture. The talk will be in English.