Campus News - February 11, 2002
Library cosponsors writers series
The Spring 2002 Open Doors: Regional Scholars and Writers Series,
designed to support expression of the vibrant literature and thought of the
Southwest, will be held Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Zimmerman Library Willard
The series is sponsored by the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute, Chicano Studies, UNM General Librarys Center for Southwest Research and the Division of Iberian and Latin American Resources and Services (DILARES).
Gary Scharnhorst, professor, UNM Dept. of English. Chair of the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association and author of Bret Harte: Opening the American Literary West.
Beverly Singer, director of the Alfonso Ortíz Center for Intercultural Studies, UNM. Author of Wiping the Warpaint Off the Lens.
Nasario Garcia, author of Brujas, Bultos y Brazas: tales of witchcraft and the supernatural in the Pecos Valley and other books on New Mexico culture.
A. E. Mares, professor emeritus, UNM Dept. of English. Author of Padre
Martinez: a new perspective on Taos, and other works on New Mexican culture.
Gabriel Melendez, professor, UNM Dept. of American Studies, Author of Multicultural
Southwest: a reader.
Jane Young, professor, UNM Dept. of American Studies, Author of Multicultural Southwest: a reader.
Richard Etulain, professor emeritus, UNM Dept. of History. Author of New
Mexican Lives and Cesar Chávez: a brief biography and
other books on the American West.
Richard Ellis, professor, Fort Lewis College, Dept. of Southwestern Studies.
Author of Cheyenne Dog Soldiers: A Ledgerbook History Of Coups And Comba
and other books on American Indians of the Southwest.
Ferenc Szasz, professor, UNM Dept. of History, Author of Religion in the modern American West and Scots in the North American West, 1790-1917. and The Day the Sun Rose Twice.
Demetria Martinez, author of Mother Tongue, The Devils
Workshop and other books of poetry.
Tey Marianna Nunn, curator of Contemporary Hispano/Latino Collections, Museum of New Mexico. Author of Sin Nombre.
Judith Van Gieson, author of Confidence Woman and other mystery novels.
Vera John-Steiner, professor, UNM Dept. of Language, Literature & Sociocultural Education. Author of Creative Collaboration.
Denise Chavez, director of the Border Book Festival, Las Cruces, N.M. Author of Loving Pedro Infante and Face of an Angel.
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