UH English Graduate Student Conference: The American Tapestry - Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature


The Graduate English Society at the University of Houston is hosting a literary conference on multicultural influences in late American literature. Student scholars from around Texas and New Mexico will present papers on Latino, Muslim, African-American, religious and Asian influences in literature, composition, rhetoric and literary education. Guest lecturers include Bridget K. Gorman, Associate Professor of Sociology at Rice University and Robert Donahoo, Professor of English at Sam Houston State University.

Local creative writers Thea Lim and Tasneem Mandviwala will also give readings from their fictional work. 

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Located on the southwest side of campus, 104 Roy G. Cullen Building has parking (Lot 13A) immediately adjacent to the Fred J. Heyne Building.



University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77004


Admission is free; registration is preferred
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