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Severo Perez: Migrant Roots

When:
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Round Rock Campus Teaching Theater, Room 252
Description:

In conjunction with the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, this Common Experience event will feature Severo Perez, a filmmaker and writer from Los Angeles, California. The focus will be on Perez's film, And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him, which is based on Tomás Rivera's novel-in-stories, …y no se lo tragó la tierra/ …And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. As Severo Perez shows clips from his film, he will weave the stories of migrant farmers throughout. A Q&A will follow the presentation.

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Cheryll Dennis
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Lectures, Visual Arts
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Severo Perez: Migrant Roots