CMC hosts ‘Como la Flor: Cultivating Selena Scholars’ March 31
Free virtual event will focus on the late famed singer and her lasting influence
Mujeres Activas an Letras y Cambio Social de CMC (Active Women in Letters and Social Change of CMC) will present “Como la Flor: Cultivating Selena Scholars” during a virtual Zoom event on March 31.
Dr. Sonya M. Alemán is an associate professor of race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She studies intersections of race, racism and whiteness in the media and seeks to improve the educational experiences of students of color.
Alemán will lead this interactive session based on a university course she teaches, and the first of its kind, “La Reina de la música Tejana (The Queen of Tejana music)” dedicated to the life and career of Selena Quintanilla, who identified as Mexican American and Chicano.
“Como la Flor” will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. on March 31 via Zoom. Admission is free and the session can be accessed by registering at CMC Selena.
For more information, contact Dr. Leticia Burbano de Lara, Professor, 970-947-8493 or email@example.com.