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September 24, 2021
A Conversation with MacArthur “Genius Grant” Winner Cristina Rivera Garza
Cristina Rivera Garza, the 2020 winner of the MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” and the Distinguished Professor in Hispanic Studies and director of the Creative Writing Program in Spanish at the University of Houston, presented "Medicine, Language and the Body" on Sept. 22, 2021, as part of the event series, Innervations: Humanistic Medicine and Stories from the Texas Medical Center. Watch the amazing reading followed by my conversation with Rivera Garza about the delicacy of bodies and language and how this manifests in her work.
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