Final Beyond Meridians Lecture Highlights Multi-ethnic and Mexican American Literature

By Caitlin Burns | April 12, 2018

This year’s Beyond Meridians lecture series concludes on Tuesday, April 17 with “Healing La Herida Abierta: Curanderismo in Traditional Practice and Contemporary Mexican Literature,” by Dr. Amanda Ellis, associate professor of English at the University of Houston. The lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Grey Towers Castle Rose Room.

Dr. Ellis specializes in 20th and 21st century Mexican American literature, Multi-ethnic literature, and American literature and culture. Her research interests include ethnic studies, medical humanities, and critical race and gender studies.

The Beyond Meridians series is hosted by Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, as part of the 2017 Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. The “Beyond Meridians” ​lecture series was created to bring scholars and practitioners of​ innovative Humanities scholarship to Arcadia University.

For more information, contact Dr. Eaton.