Women in the Mexican Revolution Multi-media Event Presented by Jesus ‘Chuy’ Negrete on March 8

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Jesus “Chuy” Negrete

UNIVERSITY PARK—(ENEWSPF)—March 6, 2016. ALAS and the History and Latino Studies Programs will present a multimedia exploration of women’s roles in the Mexican Revolution on March 8 at 4:30 p.m. at Governors State University’s Engbretson Hall, 1 University Parkway, University Park.  The event is free and open to the public.

Jesus ‘Chuy’ Negrete – a historian, musician, and ethnomusicologist hailed by Studs Terkel as “the Chicano Woody Guthrie” – will use a combination of oral histories, photographs, and his guitar to reveal the causes and major events of the Mexican Revolution through women’s experiences. Negrete is a Smithsonian Institution Fellow. He founded the Mexican Culture Institute and serves as its director.

This event is co-sponsored by ALAS and the History and Latino Studies Programs and supported by GSU’s Intellectual Life Committee. For additional information, contact Ellie Walsh.

Source: http://www.govst.edu