Thursday10May 2018

The Trailblazing Women of Mariachi with Dr. Leonor Perez

Heartbeat of Mexico: Big Ideas

Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
2018-05-10 18:00 2018-05-10 19:30 America/Los_Angeles The Trailblazing Women of Mariachi with Dr. Leonor Perez LL B3 Leatherby Libraries B3 - Center for American War Letters Dr. Ruben Espiznoza respinoza@chapman.edu

Free to attend

LL B3

Leatherby Libraries B3 - Center for American War Letters

General Public

Everyone is welcome to attend

The Trailblazing Women of Mariachi

Dr. Leonor Xóchitl Pérez

is a leading proponent and preservationist of women’s mariachi history.

It is well known that mariachi music is a traditionally male genre. However, for over 100 years, women have actively performed this music and fought for their inclusion. Based on 20 years of original research, Dr. Leonor Xóchitl Pérez will present the history and stories of these Mexican and American mariachi women.

• 4/19 Mexicans at Work with Dr. Ruben Espinoza
• 4/25 Día de los Muertos with Dr. Rafael Luévano
• 4/26 Where is Mozlandia? with Dr. Melissa M. Hidalgo
• 5/3 Booming Bandas of Los Angeles with Dr. Xóchitl C. Chávez

Heartbeat of Mexico: Big Ideas
A free, public series exploring the depths of Mexican and Mexican-American culture by top academics in the fields of Mexican Studies, Religious Studies, and Music leading to Heartbeat of Mexico free festival at Chapman University on May 27.

Co-sponsors: Chapman University’s Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum, Musco Center for the Arts, Cross-Cultural Center, and Leatherby Libraries


A Musco Center World CAFE Event

 

You can contact the event organizer, Dr. Ruben Espiznoza at respinoza@chapman.edu.

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