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52nd Rose F. Spicola Forum in Reading

Saturday, March 3, 2018
8:15 am- 2:00 pm

Texas Woman’s University
Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory (MCL) Building

Dr. Carmen Tafolla
Keynote Speaker

One of the most anthologized of Latina writers, Dr. Carmen Tafolla has published work for both children and adults in more than two hundred anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks, and readers. Long considered one of the madrinas of Chicana Literature and a master of bilingual code-switching, Tafolla is the author of more than twenty books and the recipient of the Americas Award, two Tomas Rivera Book Awards, the Charlotte Zolotow Award for Best Children’s Picture Book of 2010, and the Art of Peace Award, for writing which furthers peace, justice, and human understanding. She is Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural Studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

2018 Spicola Forum Flier (PDF)


8:15-8:45 Registration

10:00-12:30 Breakout Sessions

8:45-10:00 Keynote Address

12:30-2:00 Graduate Student Workshop

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