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Curanderismo: Mexican Healing Practices in American Society

Friday, March 11, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This panel presented by the University of Houston Center for Public History features historians, literary scholars and a curandera. Together, they will explore the role of Mexican healing in American history and today’s society. Tune in to learn how the history of healing informs the present and what the relationship of curanderismo and biomedicine can tell us about community, health care and Covid-19.


  • Amanda Ellis, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Houston
  • Jennifer Koshatka Seman, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of History, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Danielle Leedia Maxine López, Ph.D., student in Philosophy in Literature - Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Mark Goldberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Houston

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