The conference will feature nine renowned keynote and featured speakers, such as Richard Flores (University of Texas at Austin), John Holmes McDowell (Indiana University), and Oscar J. Martínez (University of Arizona). Other prominent speakers include film director Robert M. Young and award-winning actor and director Edward James Olmos. This conference on Américo Paredes will also include scenes from plays by Chicano dramatist Carlos Morton to be performed under the direction of Mexican actress Alejandra Flores, and panel sessions on various topics related to the conference's theme.
With special guest, Iris Cepeda.
Three original plays by Cal State LA students. Directed by Jose Cruz Gonzalez.
May 13-14, 18-21 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on May 15 at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Hae Kyung Lee.
Performances May 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.