"A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness," a Literary & Visual Art Presentation with Cherríe Moraga and Celia Herrera Rodríguez, is set for Thursday, Aug. 25 from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Kiva Lecture Hall, located at the northeast end of Cornell Mall, near the College of Education on the UNM main campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Moraga will read from her new collection of non-fiction writings "Xicana Codex" (Duke University Press, 2011). Herrera Rodríguez painter, scenic designer and performance artist, will present on the series of codex-influenced images she created for the book.

The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session and reception with the artists. Books and prints will be available for purchase and signing.

UNM Co-Sponsors: El Centro de la Raza; Women's Resource Center; Art and Art History; Chicano, Hispano, Mexicano Studies; UNM-Mellon; Raza Graduate Student Association; Feminist Research Institute; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Resource Center; ENLACE Statewide Collaborative; Latin American & Iberian Institute; English; American Studies; Community and Regional Planning; Women Studies; Graduate Resource Center; Division of Student Affairs; Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color; American Studies Graduate Student Association; and Julian Samora Legacy Project. Burque Community Sponsors: Voces Femenistas of KUNM; Young Women United; SouthWest Organizing Project; and Kalpulli Izkalli.

For more information, contact V. Gina Díaz. For accessibility needs, call 505-277-3506.