La Literatura Latina II (2008 Conference)

Latino Literature / La literatura latina II (2008 Conference)

November 6-8, 2008

UC Santa Cruz

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Latino Literary Cultures Project/ Proyecto culturas literarias latinas took place on November 6-8, 2008 at UC Santa Cruz. Over a dozen novelists, poets, new-media writers, and scholars came together for a weekend of lively readings and thoughtful interchange around creative writing by and about U.S. Latinas and Latinos, past and present.

Featured 2008 conference participants include:

Daniel Alarcón
Brenda Cárdenas
Luís Cortés Bargalló
Lesley Feracho
Dagoberto Gilb
Maria Kramer
Lázaro Lima
Andrea Montejo
Achy Obejas
Ana-Elba Pavon
Marc David Pinate
Cristina Rivera Garza
Ana Patricia Rodríguez
María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba
Roberto Tejada
Héctor Tobar


This conference is co-sponsored by the UC Humanities Research Institute; the Puknat Endowment of the Literature Department; the Chicano/Latino Research Center; the Institute for Humanities Research; and Merrill and Oakes Colleges.



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