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Bound by Hand: In Conversation with Helena Viramontes and Stephanie Sauer! Exploring Histories of Resistance in Print

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Buffalo Street Books, 215 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY

Join us for a discussion with author Helena Viramontes on the role and history of small press and artist collectives during the civil rights movements of Chicanx, Latinx, and African Americans in the U.S., as well as the ongoing tradition in the twenty-first century. Light refreshments, a pop-up exhibit of vanguard and contemporary DIY publications, and a demonstration of making books by artist and publisher Stephanie Sauer.

Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell, HELENA MARIA VIRAMONTES is the author of The Moths and Other Stories and the novels Under the Feet of Jesus and Their Dogs Came With Them.

STEPHANIE SAUER is the founding editor of Copilot Press and author of The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force (University of Texas Press).

Sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program, American Studies Program and the Department of English at Cornell University, and Buffalo Street Books.

 

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