Elena Arizmendi

A Hidden Story of the Mexican Revoluntion in Texas

Guest Speaker: Gabriela Cano



CMAS and the Center for Women and Gender Studies invite you to the talk “Elena Arizmendi & José Vasconcelos: A Hidden Story of the Mexican Revolution in Texas” by Gabriela Cano.

The talk brings to light some important, yet little known episodes of Arizmendi and Vasconcelo’s history while in Texas at a crucial time of the Mexican revolution.

About the Speaker

Gabriela Cano is a professor at El Colegio de México. She specializes on gender and sexuality in Mexican history. Her current research focuses on feminism and transmasculine identies in the twentieth century. She is co-editor of Gender, power and politics in Modern Mexico (Duke University Press). Her book, Se llamaba Elena Arizmendi had a second printing a few months after its launching, and she has published numerous articles and book chapters in Mexico, Spain and Brazil. Currently, she serves as coordinator of the Programa Interdisciplianario de Estudios de Género at El Colegio de México and previously she served as coordinator of the gender studies master´s program at the same institution.

Event Info


Wednesday Nov 16, 2016
12:00 - 1:00 PM


Room: 108
University Hall
601 S. Nedderman Dr.
Arlington TX 76010

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