Sat, Sep 09|
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Own Your Narrative: The Power of Storytelling
Join award winning author and alumna Colonel Lisa “La Coronela” Carrington Firmin as she discusses the importance of capturing our stories and storytelling throughout the generations. Educating the larger public and our own families is so critical to maintaining culture and family traditions.
Time & Location
Sep 09, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 700 University Blvd, Kingsville, TX 78363, USA
About The Event
La Coronela will share two poems from her upcoming book, Latina Warrior. The book is a collection of poems, prose and art chronicling her lived experiences. “Valley Girl” proudly showcases her most fondest experiences of the South Texas Valley and “Home” highlights the importance of the tamale making tradition in her familia no matter where one might find themselves in the world.