Award: Luis Leal Award For Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature

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February 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm


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Rubén Martínez will receive this year’s Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature. Martínez is Professor of English and the Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing at Loyola Marymount University. His books include The Other Side: Notes from the New L.A., Mexico City & Beyond (1993), Flesh Life: Sex in Mexico (with Joseph Rodriguez, 2006), The New Americans (2004), Crossing Over: A Mexican Family over the Migrant Trail (2001), and East Side Stories (with Joseph Rodriguez, 1998).

Sponsored by the Chicano/Latino Research Group, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Chicano Studies Institute, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, Equal Opportunity & Discrimination Prevention Office, Luis Leal Endowed Chair, Education Opportunity Program, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and Latin American and Iberian Studies

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February 1, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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