History, archival work, and document recovery help fill in the gaps of overlooked writers from our local communities. The historical work of the project “Barrio Rhetorics” lead by Dr. Cristina D. Ramírez uncovers the Chicana literary writer, Ramona González (1906-1995), who is also the researcher’s maternal grandmother. Ramona and her writings represent an important, yet unknown, early contributor to the Chicana/o literary tradition of the 1970s. More...
This project is supported by a grant-in-aid from the US Latino Digital Humanities program (USLDH) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For more information about USLDH-Mellon grants-in-aid initiative at Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage/Arte Público Press, please visit: https://artepublicopress.com/2020-usldh-mellon-funded-grants-in-aid-projects/
Cristina D. Ramírez and Teresa McKinney Davis