El Pasoans, if you missed out on the Librotraficante event last week you truly missed out on some mind altering prose, as the Librotraficantes say -- they really weren't kidding. From behalf of BorderSenses, I helped coordinate the event. I may not have given monetary donations or have written any mind altering books to donate, but I did what I could and that was assist Sonia with planning the event.
Even if the…
BorderSenses welcomes Librotraficante Caravan
February 21, 2012:BorderSenses, a literary nonprofit organization, in collaboration with CincoPuntos Press, La MujerObrera, UTEP's Chicano Studies Department, and local writers and activists,is proud to announce that we will be hosting a reading to welcome the Librotraficante Caravan passing through El Paso, TX on route to Tucson,…Continue
Added by Jasmine Villa on February 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I was cleaning my bookshelf this morning -- by cleaning I really mean moving the books around to make it look "less" cluttered. I know, I know, I am terrible, but over the years I have accumulated too many books to the point where I have forbidden myself from purchasing any unless I absolutely need them, or if they're available for the Kindle or Nook -- yes, I have both .... but I like the Kindle better.
While I was "cleaning" I stumbled across a forgotten copy of Lorna Dee…Continue
Added by Jasmine Villa on February 13, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Original Post, 2/13/2012:
I finally looked up the schedule for the Librotraficante movement. I was anxious to see what events they may bring to EPTX, but then I saw THIS:
March 14, 2012:
7PM Dinner in El Paso.
I stumbled across a hilarious parody in response to ARS 15-112 and the storage of seven critical Mexican-American novels. Why were they stored? Well, because Mexican-American Studies programs, classes, and other Ethnic curriculum courses were removed by…Continue