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Arte Público Executive Editor Promoted to Deputy Director - Arte Publico Press

November 29, 2023

With an eye to the future, Arte Público Press has promoted Executive Editor Dr. Gabriela Baeza Ventura to deputy director in what Director Nicolás Kanellos called “a long-overdue recognition of her dedication and commitment to the work of Hispanic writers.” 

CLASS hosts 52nd Southwest Conference on Asian Studies

November 15, 2023

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences reached a significant milestone as it hosted the 52nd Southwest Conference on Asian Studies (SWCAS), prompting a unique opportunity for collaboration, networking and discussion among scholars seeking to learn more about Asian culture. The event served as a vibrant melting pot, providing a fertile ground for exploring the contemporary issues faced by Asian countries and communities. 

Literary Trailblazer Cristina Rivera Garza is Finalist for the National Book Award

November 14, 2023

In the realm of literature, voices that challenge societal norms and boldly embrace unconventional narratives create an impact that resonates far beyond the page. Cristina Rivera Garza is such a voice, and she is being recognized as a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award for nonfiction. 

Decoding language: COMD student lands major award to study code-switching in bilingual children

November 13, 2023

Michelle Hernandez, a second-generation immigrant and Ph.D. student in the department of communication sciences and disorders (COMD), has secured a coveted F31 grant from the National Institute of Health to delve into the intricate world of code-switching between bilingual children.