Cecilia Ballí

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Cecilia Ballí is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. She has written and lectured extensively on the U.S.-Mexican borderlands, gender and violence, Latino culture, and narrative writing. Ballí is the co-author of No Place for Children: Voices from Juvenile Detention and her story “Calderón’s War: The gruesome legacy of Mexico” appeared in Harper’s in early 2012. She is a regular contributor to Texas Monthly, where her in-depth interview and story on Benjamin Sáenz was published in August 2013.


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Benjamin Alire Sáenz with Cecilia Ballí, (Events)
Cecilia Ballí, (Residency)


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