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Faculty Retirements

Posted: September 8, 2011

Professor Enrique Fierro first joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 as a visiting professor, and began his regular appointment in 1990.  He has received many accolades for his poetry. Indeed, in 1997, he was honored with the Premio Nacional de Poesía in his native Uruguay.


Professor Vance Holloway also came to UT in 1990, after completing his doctoral work at the University of California at Berkeley.  He has directed numerous dissertations on contemporary Spanish literature, and is best known in the field for his work on postmodernist Spanish novels. He served the Department over the years in a variety of capacities, most recently as Undergraduate Adviser.

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