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Dr. Quintanilla awarded scholarship

Octavio Quintanilla, PhD, Associate Professor of English, has been awarded the Nebrija Creadores Scholarship, which will allow him a summer residency to research and create at the Franklin Institute of the University of Alcalá in Spain.

The Franklin-UAH Institute awarded the scholarship to Dr. Quintanilla for his literary and academic accomplishments, as well as the artistic and cultural relevance of his work within the framework of Hispanic literature. 

From June 14 through July 14, Dr. Quintanilla will be working on Frontextos and researching Spanish visual poetics. Creative work completed during his stay will be published in the journal, “Camino Real.”

The Nebrija Creadores Scholarship is designed to promote the creation of new literary pieces in the framework of Chicano Literature in the United States. This scholarship is granted by HISPAUSA Association and the Instituto Franklin of the University of Alcalá. 

2022 Visiting Writer to speak on Race and Class in Literature

An author reading by Anel Flores, 2022 Visiting Writer, will be held at the Sueltenfuss Library Community Room on April 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Flores will speak on Race and Class in Literature. She is an award-winning author whose areas of study and production are literary fiction and visual art. Flores was named Women’s Advocate of the Year in 2018 by the University of Texas at San Antonio.

The reading is open to the public. The event may be viewed in person or online (scan QR code below for online access).