Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

5-15-2009

Abstract

Who we are, how we see ourselves, how we want to be seen, what we value, how our memories connect us to specific histories in specific places — we communicate this information best through narratives. In Spanish we sometimes call such stories cuentos — an accounting. I encourage all of you to take time over the next few days to celebrate your graduation, this singular accomplishment of your lives, by accounting — by telling stories to those who have helped you, held you up, fed you, wiped your tears, paid your bills. Share your recollections.

Publication Title

CUNY School of Law

First Page

1

Last Page

3

Comments

In 2009, the CUNY School of Law named Professor Montoya the Haywood Burns Chair in Civil Rights.

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