1989 Fall Writing on the Border

February 4, 2014

“Redefining a Culture: Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Literature”

Participants: Norma Alarcón (Chicano Studies, UC Berkeley) José David Sald’var (Board of Studies in Literature, UC Santa Cruz) • Panel Discussion — All the conference speakers will join the panel discussion. • Reception — The concluding reception of the conference will be held in the Margaret Fowler Garden of Scripps College. Visiones: An Exhibit of […]

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Rolando Hinojosa

Rolando Hinojosa is the author of a series of novels with the collective title The Klail City Death Trip Series. He received the Premio Quinto Sol for the novel Estampas del Valle y otras Obras (1973) and the Casa de las Américas Prize for his novel Klail City y sus alrededores (1976). His recasting of […]

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Reading: Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros’s novel The House on Mango Street (1984) received the Before Columbus American Book Award in 1985. She also is the author of two books of poetry, Bad Boys (1980) and My Wicked Wicked Ways (1987). A collection of her short stories is forthcoming from Random House.

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“Inventing the Border: Twentieth-century Anglo-American and Mexican Perspectives”

Hector Calderón (Hispanic Studies, Scripps College) Angie Chabram (Department of Spanish, UC Davis)

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“Narrations of Early New Mexico and California: Nineteenth-century Women Writers”

Deena Gonzalez, (Department of History, Pomona College) Rosaura Sanchez (Department of Literature, UC San Diego)

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