Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

The 19th Annual Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture

The Américo Paredes Distinguised Lecture is presented in honor of Dr. Paredes' distinguised academic career. His scholarship on the culture of the people of Greater Mexico helped lay the foundations of our understanding of the people f the Lower Rio Grande Border and inspired and entire generation of Mexican American scholars. Among the numerous honors that marked his career are the Charles Frankel Prize from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Orden del Águila Azteca --

Mon, April 11, 2005 | Texas Union Santa Rita Suite, 3.502

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This year's Paredes lecture is presented by Dr. David Carrasco, a historian of religion specializing in Mesoamerican religions and the Mexican American borderlands. He taught at the University of Colorado and Princeton University before his current position at Harvard University. Dr. Carrasco's work has been focused on the symbolic nature of cities in comparative perspective utilizing his 20 years of research in the excavations and archives associated with the sites of Teotihuacan and Mexico-Tenochtitlan.

Sponsored by: The Center for Mexican American Studies of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin

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