Center for the Study of the Peoples of the Americas

Caracoleando Among Worlds: The Contemporary Maya Literary Movement in Chiapas

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Whitsett Room (SH 451)
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Dr. Silvia Soto is associate chair in Native American Studies and an assistant professor in Chicano and Latino Studies at Sonoma State University (SSU). Her research focuses on the contemporary Maya literary movement of Chiapas, Mexico, more specifically on concepts of identity formation, gender relations, and Maya cosmovisions. Her first book, tentatively titled Caracoleando Among Worlds: The Re-construction of Maya Worlds in Chiapas, is currently under contract with the University of Arizona Press.