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UFS 2018 PRESENTER – MARIA LUISA COLMENAREZ

UFS 2018 "Bailando Sin Fronteras" will take place at the University of California, Santa Cruz on February 2, 3 & 4 and is being hosted by Los Mejicas de UC Santa Cruz.  The organizing committee is proud to announce the participation of Maria Luisa Colmenarez as the workshop presenter on “Career Paths Integrating Folklorico”. Maria Luisa Colmenarez Mexican Folk Dancer/Cultural Activist Maria Luisa has served as Artistic Director for Grupo Mizoc de Sacramento, Danzantes del Alma de UC Davis,...

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UFS 2018 PRESENTER – DR. NANCY CHEN

UFS 2018 "Bailando Sin Fronteras" will take place at the University of California, Santa Cruz on February 2, 3 & 4 and is being hosted by Los Mejicas de UC Santa Cruz. The organizing committee is proud to announce the participation of Dr. Nancy Chen as the workshop presenter on “Nutrition & Health”. Nancy Chen Professor of Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. Anthropology, UC Berkeley and San Francisco M.A. Anthropology, UC Berkeley B.A. Stanford University, Human Biology...

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UFS 2018 PRESENTER – DR. RUSSELL RODRIGUEZ

UFS 2018 "Bailando Sin Fronteras" will take place at the University of California, Santa Cruz on February 2, 3 & 4 and is being hosted by Los Mejicas de UC Santa Cruz.  The organizing committee is proud to announce the participation of Dr. Russell Rodriguez as the workshop presenter on “Regional Music & Dance”. Russell Rodríguez Assistant Professor in Music, UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz M.A.  Latin American Studies, Stanford University B.S.   Anthropology, Santa Clara...

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UFS 2018 PRESENTER – DR. OLGA NAJERA-RAMIREZ

UFS 2018 "Bailando Sin Fronteras" will take place at the University of California, Santa Cruz on February 2, 3 & 4 and is being hosted by Los Mejicas de UC Santa Cruz.  The organizing committee is proud to announce the participation of Dr. Olga Nájera-Ramírez as the workshop presenter on the  “Foundations of Folklórico Dance”. Olga Nájera-Ramírez Professor Emerita, Anthropology at UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin M.A. Latin American Studies, University of Texas,...

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UFS 2016 “Leaders Today to Create Legacies Tomorrow”

University Folklorico Summit Convenes Leaders in Collegiate Mexican Folk Dance at San Jose State University February 19-21, 2016 San Jose, CA (December 17, 2015) – The leaders of collegiate (and high school) Mexican folk dance groups in the United States will come together for the 4th Annual University Folklorico Summit UFS 2016 “Leaders Today to Create Legacies Tomorrow”.  UFS 2016 will take place on February 19 to 21, 2016 at San José State...

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The Story of Amalia Hernández

      “A México with bundle of tassels. And engraved silver A México with ears of corn, brown-skinned people. A México, of fairs, of candy skulls. Tame, quiet, wild, incongruous, strident, lighthearted. The México of ancient ruins, churches made of gold and shadows. And gardens of bougainvillea and tropical flowers. The México from yesterday and today, of beautiful songs and dances, born from ruins created between the black braids of the natives, screams, weeping, silence, songs. Pure expression of our...

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