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El Norte: Beyond Standard Narratives

The history of the Southwest is multi-layered and complex. A historian, an anthropologist, and a culture critic and essayist discuss the Spanish in North America and their on-going influence on our region.

Carrie Gibson

Carrie Gibson is the author of "El Norte: The Epic Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America" and the acclaimed "Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean From Columbus to the Present Day." She received a Ph....

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Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An internationally-renowned, award-winning essayist, translator and the recipient of numerous honors, his recent books include a graphic-novel adaptation of "Don Quixote"--in Spanglish--, "I Love My Selfie" and "On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language....

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Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez

Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez, a native of Tucson, is Regents’ Professor in the School of Transborder Studies and School of Human Evolution and Social Change, the Motorola Presidential Professor of Neighborhood Revitalization and founding director emeritus of the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University and founding director of the Buearu of Applied Research in Anthropology of the University of Arizona....

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