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The International Conference on Hispanic Crime Fiction in Honor of Dr. Genaro J. Pérez / Conferencia Internacional de Literatura Detectivesca en Español en Honor al Dr. Genaro J. Pérez presents:
“The Making of a Crime: Presence, Development and Importance of Crime Fiction in the Americas and Spain”
Location: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Conference Dates: September 29, 30 and October 01, 2011
Call for Papers (more info here)
For more information please click here
"Los vendidos" performance
Performance of "Los vendidos" (May 2, 2011) - prepared and presented by the class of Dr. Genaro Perez and sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi.
“Cervantes and Don Quixote" Symposium
Symposium: “Cervantes and Don Quixote: Perspectives from Texas Tech University.” Join the Division of Spanish and Portuguese for a morning of talks on Cervantes great masterpiece, Don Quixote, on Saturday, April 23, from 9a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Qualia Room of the Foreign Languages Building. Detailed Schedule for the Symposium can be found here.
2011 Comparative Literature Symposium
Where Have All the Wild Things Gone: Eco-criticism and Comparative Literature
The 2011 Comparative Literature Symposium, whose topic this year is "Where Have All the Wild Things Gone: Eco-criticism and Comparative Literature," will be taking place at Texas Tech University from April 14-16.
In light of its uniqueness as a field of study, the 2011 Symposium is designed as a forum for highlighting how the field of Comparative Literature can offer academic institutions unique tools for resolving pressing environmental problems.
The Symposium includes presentations from special guests from across the United States as well as from abroad. The Symposium also includes talks by people from across the Texas Tech University community--including undergraduates, graduate students, and professors. The Symposium introduces participants to Texas Tech University's Southwest Collections and an exhibition in the School of Art that presents photos from "Llano Estacado: An Island in the Sky," a new book published by Texas Tech University Press. There will also be a special session on the uniqueness of the West Texas landscape and its ecology. Events are free and open to the public.
For schedule details, click here (PDF)
For more information, contact John Beusterien (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2011 XII Annual Conference
Diasporic Communities and their Representation: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Cefiro is pleased to announce its twelfth annual conference, "Diasporic Communities and their Representation: An Interdisciplinary Conference."
The conference will be held in the Foreign Languages building on the Texas Tech campus from April 7-9, 2011.
- Dr. Dara E. Goldman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Dr. John M. Lipski, Penn State University
The committee will be accepting papers through Friday, February 11, 2011. Panels and proposals on related themes will be considered. Some suggested topics involve: globalization in literature and culture, religion and migration, diasporic lives, travel narratives, language contact in the diaspora, migration or exile, indigenous & African migrations, the encounter, the alterity, transatlantic experiences, cultural relocation, creative works, etc.
Abstracts and papers should be submitted in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Complete electronic submissions of papers between 10-20 pages will be considered for publication in our annual academic journal.
To visit the Cefiro website please click here.