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Meet the Author—Marilisa Jiménez García: “Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture”
In Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture, author Marilisa Jiménez García focuses on the contributions of the Puerto Rican community to American youth, approaching Latinx literature as a transnational space that provides a critical lens for examining the lingering consequences of US and Spanish colonialism for US communities of color.
Marilisa Jiménez García, assistant professor of English and Latino Studies at Lehigh University.
Commentator: Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita, School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst
This Event Will Be Held Online via Zoom