Press - 02/11/2013

MiraCosta College to Hold Humanities Lecture


Author Patrisia Gonzales will be the speaker at a humanities lecture entitled “Red Medicine.” The event will be held Thursday, February 28, 7–8:30 p.m. in the Student Center Aztlan Rooms (Bldg. 3400) at MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Admission is free and open to the public.

Dr. Patrisia Gonzales’ lecture will be based on her recent book, Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing and will highlight her scholarly interests examining indigeneity from a hemispheric perspective, indigenous communication practices, Mesoamerican symbols and codices as medicinal texts, and indigenous medicine as a parallel system of knowledge that challenges and expands the paradigms of western science.

Her book will be for sale at the lecture.

For more information, contact Monique Reeve at or call 760.795.6874.

Bookmark and Share