Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Mexi-versos: Mexican and Mexican American Poetic Encounter

Fri, April 6, 2012 | Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mexi-versos: Mexican and Mexican American Poetic Encounter

2:00 P.M Opening Remarks: Professor Jill Robbins (Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese) and Professor Domino Pérez (Director, Center for Mexican American Studies)

2:15-3:45 P.M. Poetry Reading (in Spanish):  Guest poets: Jacob Lenin Cárdenas Loya (Ciudad Juárez, Mexico), Óscar David López  (Monterrey, Mexico). ; Presenter: Professor Professor Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba

3:45-4:30 P.M. Poetry Reading (in English): Guest Poet: Emmy Pérez (McAllen, Texas); Presenters: Professor Deborah Paredez

4:30-5:15 P.M. Roundtable with Guest Poets (bilingual); Moderator: Professor Luis Cárcamo-Huechante

Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS).

Co-sponsored by the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS); the Department of English; The Mexican Center at LLILAS; and the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.

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