Trinity University Press

Norma Elia Cantú

Norma Elia Cantú is the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University and a professor emeritus at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She edits the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Culture and Traditions book series at Texas A&M University Press, and her articles on border literature, teaching English, quinceañera celebrations, and the matachines dance tradition have earned her an international reputation as a scholar and folklorist. Her award-winning book Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera chronicles her childhood experiences on the border. She lives in San Antonio.

Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico

Much ink has been spilled over the men of the Mexican Revolution, but far less has been written about its women. Kathy Sosa, Ellen Riojas Clark, and Jennifer Speed set out to right this wrong in Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico, which celebrates the women of early Texas and Mexico who refused to walk a traditional path. The anthology embraces an expansive definition of the word...