NICOLÁS KANELLOS, PH.D.

Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Literature

 

University of Houston

Department of Modern and Classical Languages

413 Agnes Arnold Hall

Houston, Texas  77204-3006

(713) 743-3128

 

 

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS

 

2001    Recipient Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, University of Arizona.

 

2001    Recipient University of Houston Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship.

 

2001    Recipient Estrella Award for my contribution to education, given by the Association of Hispanic School Administrators, Houston.

 

2000    Elected to the American Antiquarian Society.

 

2000    Re-Appointed to the National Council for the Humanities.

 

1999    Recipient of the award for the best article published in MELUS in 1999.

 

1998    Named to 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the U.S. by Hispanic Business magazine.

 

1997    Named to 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the U.S. by Hispanic Business magazine.

 

1996    Recipient of the First Annual Hispanic Publication Award presented by the Hispanic Caucus of the American Association of Higher Education.

 

1996    American Library Association - Denali Press Award for Best Reference Work:  Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States (4 Volumes).

 

1996    Named to the first Brown Foundation endowed chair at the University of Houston.

 

1995    Recipient of the 10th Annual PREMIO Award for outstanding contributions in the publishing industry by the Hispanic Public Relations Association  in Los Angeles, California.

 

1995    Esther Farfel Award, the highest award given to a member of the faculty for research, teaching, and service by the University of Houston.

 

1995    Selection of Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States as Outstanding Reference Work of 1994 by Choice.

1994    Appointed by President Bill Clinton to the National Council on the Humanities (six-year term).

 

1994    American Library Association (Reference and Adult Section) Award for Best Reference Work of 1993:  The Hispanic American Almanac:  A Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States.

 

1994    Appointed to the College Board Task Force on the Arts in Education in the United States.

 

1993    Named to 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the U.S. by Hispanic Business magazine.

 

1991    Southwest Conference on Latin American Studies 1991 Book Award for A History of Hispanic Theater in the United States:  Origins to 1940.

 

1991    Texas Institute of Letters Award for the Book Making the Most Significant Contribution to Knowledge:  A History of Hispanic Theater in the United States:  Origins to 1940.

 

1990    San Antonio Conservation Society Book Award for the Contribution to Texas History of a History of Hispanic Theater in the United States:  Origins to 1940.

 

1989    American Book Award (Publisher/Editor Category), Before Colum­bus Foundation, presented at the American Booksellers Associa­tion.

 

1989    Commendation from the Governor of Texas for high standards of academic excellence.

 

1989    Award, Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education.

 

1989    Named to 100 most Influential Hispanics in the U.S. by Hispanic Business magazine.

 

1988    Hispanic Heritage Award for Literature, presented by President Ronald Reagan, the
White House.

 

1987    Appointment to the Literature Policy Panel, National Endowment for the Arts (3-year term).

 

1986-1987 Ford Foundation/National Research Council Fellowship

 

1985    Ceremonies at the Palace of Fine Arts held by the Mexican Department of Education (SEP) in honor of discovering a lost novel, Las aventuras de Don Chipote, that is part of Mexican cultural patrimony, and to announce SEP's publication of the book with my introduc­tion.

 

1984    Induction into the Texas Institute of Letters.

 

1984    Election to the Texas Committee for the Humanities.  (Re-elected in 1987).

 

1983    Elected to PEN.

1980    A special breakfast in honor of "achievement as a scholar, critic and educator," given by the Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literature (MELUS) of the Modern Language Association.

 

1979    $5,000 Award for Outstanding Editor from the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines.

 

1979    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.

 

1976-1977 Eli Lilly Faculty Open Fellowship.

 

1974 & 1976 Indiana University Summer Fellowships.

 

1976-1970 Calouste Gulbenkian Fellowship for Research in Portugal.

 

 

NATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT

 

Director, “Recovering the Hispanic Literary Heritage of the United States,” a national ten-year project to locate, study, index and commit to print and electronic media the whole of U.S. Hispanic literature from Colonial times to 1960.  The $20-million project involves leading and coordinating teams of scholars and consortia nation-wide.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

(Editing/Publishing)

 

Publisher, Arte Público Press Books, University of Houston the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature and scholarship, issuing thirty titles per year. 

 

Publisher, The Americas Review (formerly Revista Chicano-Riqueña), Universi­ty of Houston, bilingual, quarterly literary journal (1973-1999).

 

Editorial Board Member, Latin American Theatre Review, 1982 to Present.

 

Editorial Board Member, Critica, 1983 to Present.

 

Editorial Board member, Confluencia, 1984 to Present.

 

Editorial Board member, Southwest Review, 1990 to Present.

 

Editorial Board member, Latino Studies Journal, 1990 to Present.

 

Editorial Board member, MELUS, 1999 to Present.

 

 

Board member, A.D.E.C.L.A.N., Université Paris VII/III Sourbonne nouvelle.

 

Editorial Board member, Theater in the Americas series, Southern Illinois University Press.

 

 

(Books)

 

Herencia: The Anthology of Hispanic Literature of the United States.  (General Editor) New York:  Oxford University Press, 2002.

 

En otra voz: antología de la literatura hispana de los Estados Unidos. (Director General) Houston: Arte Público Press, 2002.

 

Noche Buena: Hispanic American Christmas Stories.  (Editor/Compiler) New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

 

Hispanic Periodicals in the United States: A Brief History and Comprehensive Bibliography.  Houston: Arte Público Press, 2000.

 

Thirty Million Strong: Reclaiming the Hispanic Image in U.S. History.  Golden, CO: Fulcrum Press, 1998.

 

Hispanic Firsts.  Detroit:  Gale Research Inc., 1997.

 

The Hispanic Literary Companion. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1996. (Compiler and Editor of this reference anthology).

 

Chronology of Hispanic American History.  Detroit:  Gale, 1995.

 

Hispanic American Chronology, edited with Bryan Ryan.  Detroit:  Gale Research Inc., 1995.

 

Hispanic American Literature (Editor).  New York:  HarperCollins, Inc., 1995.

 

Hispanic Almanac (Editor and Author of 50% of Chapters).  Detroit:  Visible Ink Press, 1994.

 

With Claudio Esteva Fabregat, general editors, Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States.  4 vols. (Houston and Madrid:  Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana and Arte Público Press, 1994).

 

The Hispanic American Almanac:  A Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States (Editor and Author of 40% of Chapters).  Detroit:  Gale Research, Inc., 1993.

 

Short Fiction by U.S. Hispanic Authors (Editor).  Houston:  Arte Público Press, 1993. 

 

A History of Hispanic Theatre in the United States:  Origins to 1940.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990. 

Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Literature in the United States (Editor). West­port, CT:  Greenwood Press, 1989.

 

Hispanic Bibliography.  Momence, IL:  Baker & Taylor, 1988.

 

Mexican American Theatre: Legacy and Reality.  Pittsburgh: Latin American Review Press, 1987.

 

Hispanic Theater in the United States (Editor).   Houston: Arte Público Press, 1985.

 

Daniel Venegas, Las aventures de Don Chipote, ed. and introd. by Nicolás Kanellos (Mexico: SEP & CEFNOMEX, 1984).

 An unknown novel of his­torical and literary value discovered and edited by Professor Kanellos. Re-issued in English with new introduction, Art Público Press, 2000. Re-issued, with new introduction, in Spanish, Mexico City: Plaza y Valdez, 2001.

 

Mexican American Theater:  Then and Now (Editor).  Houston: Arte Público Press, 1983.

 

Latino Short Fiction, ed. Luis Dávila and Nicolás Kanellos.  Gary, Indiana: Arte Público
Press, 1980.

 

Nuevos Pasos:  Chicano and Puerto Rican Drama, eds. Nicolás Kanellos and Jorge Huerta.  Gary, Indiana: Arte Público Press 1979/2nd edition, Houston, 1989.

 

Edited with Robert E. Beck, Sharon L. Belshaw, Mary Gloyne Byler, Kenneth L.  Chanbers, Barbara Z. Chasen, Paula Grier, Ann Rayson the Ginn Lit­erature Series of textbooks for high school English:  Introduction to Literature, Exploring Literature, Understanding Literature, Types of Literature, American Literature, English Literature, 1981.

 

 

(Critical Editions)

 

Alirio Diaz Guerra, Lucas Guevara (Houston: Arte Público Press, 2001).

 

Daniel Venegas, Los aventuras de Don Chipote, o Cuando los pericos mamen (México: Plaza
y Valddez, 2000).

 

Daniel Venegas, The Adventures of Don Chipote:  When Parrots Breast Feed (Houston: Arte Público Press, 1999).

 

Daniel Venegas, Los aventuras de Don Chipote, o Cuando los pericos mamen (Houston: Arte Público Press, 2000).

 

 

 

 

(Exhibits)

 

"Two Centuries of Hispanic Theater in the United States," accepted as origi­nal research and toured to major museums throughout the United States, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (1984-1985).

 

"Two Centuries of Hispanic Theater in the Southwest," a project funded by the humanities councils of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, which toured during 1981-1982 to major museums in the Southwest.

 

 

(Articles and Chapters)

 

“An Overview of Latino Poetry:  The Iceberg below the Surface,” American Book Review (Nov.-Dec. 2002): 5, 10.

 

“Lucas Guevara:  La primera novela de inmigración hispana a los Estados Unidos,” Nicolás Kanellos and Imara Liz Hernández, Hispania 85.4 (2002):  795-803

 

“Felix Francisco Varela y Morales,” Invisible Giants. Fifty Americans Who Shaped the Nation But Missed the History Books.  New York; Oxford Unversity Press, 2002.  265-270.

 

“La Literatura Latina en los Estados Unidos,” Insula (Julio-Agosto 2002); 4-10.

 

“An Historical Perspective on the Development of an Ethnic Minority Consciousness in the Spanish Language Press of the Southwest.”  Ethnic Studies Review  21 (1998): 27-50.

 

Cronistas and Satire in Early Twentieth-Century Hispanic Newspapers”, MELUS, 23/4 (writer,          1998): 3-25.

 

“The Hispanic Exile Press in the United States,” Indiana Journal of Hispanic Literatures 12 (Spring, 1998): 59-84.

 

“Chávez V. Arte Público Press: Reflections on Artists and Copyright on Campus.” Houston: Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance Mongraph 99-5, 1999.

“Victor Villaseñor,” Dictionary of Literary Biography:  Chicano Writers.  Third Series, edited by Francisco Lomelí.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1999.

 

“Pat Mora,” Dictionary of Literary Biography:  Chicano Writers.  Third Series, edited by Francisco Lomelí.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1999.

 

“A Brief Overview of U.S. Hispanic Literature,” Texas Journal of Ideas, History and Culture 17/1 (Fall/Winter, 1994):  5-10.

 

 

Literary Presses and the Textbook Market (Chapbook), New York:  Council of Literary Magazines and Press, 1994.

 

“El periodismo hispano en los Estados Unidos:  Apuntes para la historia,” Telos (Spain) (November 1993): 121-128.

 

“A Socio-Historic Study of Hispanic Newspapers in the United States,” Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage, eds. Ramón Gutiérrez and Genaro Padilla (Houston: Arte Público Press, 1993): 107-128.

 

“Brief  History of Hispanic Theater in the United States,” Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States, ed.  Francisco Lomelí (Houston and Madrid:  Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana and Arte Público Press, 1993):  248-267.

 

“Teatro Villalongín,” Encyclopedia of the American West, NewYork:  Macmillan, 1995.

 

“The Impact of Mexican Immigration to Texas on Publishing and Literature,” Texas' Mexican Heritage, ed. Robert O'Conner (College Station: Texas A & M Press, 1995).

 

“Hispanic Roots:  Theatre,” From the Ground Up. Grassroots Theater in Historical and Contemporary Perspective, ed. Janet Salmons Rue, Ithaca:  Cornell University, 1993.

 

“Cuban Ameican Theater,” The Cambridge Guide to American Theater, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

 

“Nuyorican Theater,” The Cambridge Guide to American Theater (1993).

 

“Luis Valdez,” Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 122, (1992):  281-292.

 

“Twenty-five Years of Hispanic Theatre in the United States,” Latin American Theater Review (Spring 1992): 97-209.

 

“Tato Laviera,” The Before Columbus Anthology (New York:  Norton, 1991). 

 

“Teatro hispánico en los Estados Unidos,” Cultura Norte 4/12 (1990):  13-15.

 

“Orality and Hispanic Literature of the United States,” Redefining American Literary History, eds. LaVonne Brown Ruoff et al (New York:  MLA 1991):  115-123.

 

“Spanish Exile Drama in New York during the Great Depression,” Gestos (1991):  139-144.

 

“Daniel Venegas,” Dictionary of Literary Biography:  Chicano Writers Vol. 82 (1989):  271-274.

 

 

 

“La literatura hispana de los EEUU y el género autobiográfico,” Hispanos en los Estado Unidos.  eds. Rodolfo Cortina and  Alberto Moncada.  (Madrid: Instituto de Cooperación Iberamericana, 1988):  219-230.

 

“Language and Dialog in Tomás Rivera's ... y no se lo tragó la tierra,” International Studies in Honor of Tomás Rivera (Houston: Arte Público Press, 1985):  53-65.

 

“The Mexican Stage in the Southwestern United States as a Souding Board for Cultural Conflict,” Missions in Conflict:  US-Mexican Relations and Chicano Culture (West Germany: University of Mainz, 1986):  87-92.

 

“Towards a History of Hispanic Literature in the United States,” Images and Identities: the Puerto Rican in Literature, ed. Asela Rodríguez (New Brunswick: Transaction Books 1987) pp. 236-245.  Reprinted in Acta Litteraria 28 (1986):  197-206. (Budapest)

 

“Hacia la historia de la literatura hispana de los Estados Unidos,” Imágenes e identidades:
El puertorriqueño en la literatura
(Río Piedras: Ediciones Huracán, 1985).

 

“Canto y declamación en la poesía nuyoriqueña,” Confluencia 1/1 (Fall, 1985) pp. 102-106.

 

“The Mexican Circus in the United States,” The Journal of Popular Culture 18/2 (Fall 1985)
pp. 78-84

 

“Nuyorican Writing and Beyond: American Academia and Latino Writers,” Contact II 6/34-35 (Winter-Spring 1984-85) pp. 23.

 

“Chicano Theater,” Cyclopedia of Chicano Literature, ed. Julio A. Martínez (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985).

 

“Puerto Rican Literature from the Diaspora to the Mainstream,” The American Book Review 7/1 (Nov.-Dec. 1984) pp. 16-17.

 

“Nineteenth Century Origins of the Hispanic Theater in the Southwest,” Crí­tica (Spring 1984)
pp. 79-90

“Las aventuras de Don Chipote, obra precursora de la novela chicana,” Hispania 67/3 (Fall 1984) pp. 358-363.

 

“The Mexican American Circus,” Collected Writings from the Hertzberg Circus Project, ed. Susan J. Freiband (San Antonio: Institute for Inter­cultural Studies and Research, 1982) pp. 24-37.

 

“Towards the Understanding of the Hispanic American Theatrical Aesthetic,” The Hispanic American Aesthetic (San Antonio: University of Texas Research Center for the Arts, 1983) pp. 97-109.

 

 

“The Flourishing of Hispanic Theater in the Southwest,” Latin American Theater Review 16/1
(Fall 1983) pp. 29-40.

 

“El teatro mexicano en los Estados Unidos de 1910-1930,” Exposición Chicana (Mexico: Centro de Estudios Económicos y Sociales, 1983).

 

“Two Centuries of Hispanic Theater in the Southwest,” The Texas Humanist 4/5 (May-June 1982) pp. 1 & 10.

 

“Theater,” A Decade of Chicano Literature (1970-1979) Critical Essays and Bibliography
(Santa Barbara: Editorial La Causa, 1982) pp. 47-55.

 

“Chicano Theater in the Seventies,” Theater (Journal of the Yale School of Drama) 12/1
(Fall-Winter 1980) pp. 33-37.

 

“El teatro profesional hispánico: Orígenes en el Suroeste,” La Palabra 2/1 (1980) pp. 16-24.

 

“Chicano Theater: A Popular Culture Battleground,” Journal of Popular Cul­ture 13/3 (Spring 1980) pp. 541-555.

 

“Elementos hispánicos en el teatro chicano,” XVII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana (Madrid: Centro Ibe­roamericano de Cooperación, 1978).

 

“A Latino Book Fair: Specialized but Successful,” More Than a Gathering of Dreamers: A Guide to Organizing and Exhibiting at Book Fairs (New York: Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines, 1980).

 

“Victor Hernández-Cruz and la salsa de Dios,” Spanish-Speaking Outreach Institute Paper Series.  University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1979.

 

“Chicano Theater as Folklore and Folklore in Chicano Theater,” Journal of the Folklore Institute, 15/1 (Jan.-April 1978) pp. 57-82.  Reprinted in The Chicano Experience, eds. Stanley A. West and June Macklin (Boulder: Westview Press, 1979) pp. 165-189.  Also reprinted in Popular Theater for Social Change in Latin America, ed. Gerardo Luzuriaga (Los Angeles, UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1978) pp.  158-177.

 

“Barrio versus Ghetto: The Poet versus the Sociolgist,” Selected Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on Minority Studies, eds. George E.  Carter and James R. Parker (La Crosse: Institute for Minority Studies, 1978) pp. 75-84.

 

“Fifty Years of Theater in the Latino Communities of Northwest Indiana,” Aztlán International Journal of Chicano Studies Research 7/2 (Summer 1976) pp. 255-265.  Reprinted in Forging a Community. The Latino Experinece in Northwest Indiana James B. Lane and Edward Escobar, eds.  (Gary: Calumet Regional Archives, 1987) pp.  263-273.

 

“VII Festival de los Teatros Chicanos,” Latin American Theater Review 10/1 (Fall 1976) pp. 72-76.

 

“VI Festival de los Teatros Chicanos,” Latin American Theater Review 9/1 (Fall 1975) pp. 81-84.

 

Compiled with others, “With Liberty and Justice for All.”  A Select Bibliography (Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Public Instruction, 1975).

 

“Chicano Theater to Date,” Tejidos 2/8 (Invierno 1975) pp. 40-46.

 

“Towards the Documentation of Mexican American Literature in the Midwest,” Identity and Awareness in Minority Experience George E. Carter and Bruce Mouser, eds. (La Crosse: Institute for Minority Studies, 1975) pp.  55-64.

 

“The Anti-Semitism of Cervantes’ Los Baños de Argel and La gran sultana: a reappraisal,” Bulletin of the Comediantes 27/1 (Spring 1975) pp. 48-52.

 

“La Llorona de Alurista,” Otros Mundos, Otros Fuegos: Fantasía y Realismo en Iberoamérica (Michigan State University: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 1975)
pp. 261-265.

 

“Mexican Community Theater in a Midwest City,” Latin American Theater Review 7/1 (Fall, 1973) pp. 43-48.

 

 

                                        (Selected List of Papers, Addresses, Lectures)

Not updated since 1983

 

SINCE THEN PAPERS AND LECTURES HAVE BEEN GIVEN IN CUBA, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, SPAIN, MEXICO, VENEZUELA AND IN THE U.S. AND PUERTO RICO.  AT BELLAGIO, THE SORBONNE, MLA, AATSP, PEN INTERNATIONAL, AMERICAN WRITERS CONGRESS, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES, AND MORE THAN FORTY UNIVERSITIES.

 

(NOT UPDATED SINCE 1983)

 

“An Overview of Hispanic Publishing in the United States,” an invited address before the Ford Foundation Task Force on Hispanics in Higher Edu­cation, December 1982.

 

“Notes Towards a History of Hispanic Literatures in the United States,” at the Images and Identities: The Puerto Rican in Literature Conference at Rutgers University, April 1983.

 

“The Mexican Circus in the United States,” National Association of Chicano Studies,
February 1983.

 

“Literary Diversity Within One Culture,” Texas Library Association, April 1983.

 

“Devorados pero no digeridos,” invited address, Diálogo de las Américas, Mex­ico City,
September 1982.

 

“Canto y declamación en la poesía nuyoriqueña,” American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, New Orleans, August 1982.

 

“On the History of Mexican Theater in the Southwest,” invited address, Departments of Literature and Drama, University of California -San Diego, June 1982.

 

“A Brief Overview of the Mexican American Circus,” Southwest conference on Latin American Studies, Abilene, March 1982.

 

“Las aventuras de Don Chipote: primera novela chicana,” National Association of Chicano Studies, Tempe, March 1982.

 

“One Hundered Years of Spanish-Language Theater in the Southwest,” invited lecture to the conference as a whole, National Association of Chi­cano Studies, Tempe, March 1982.

 

“Latino Literature: Towards an Aesthetic of Biliterary and Performance,” Modern Language Association, New York, December 1981.

 

“The Government Support of Literature,” invited testimony, American Writers Congress, New York, October 1981.

 

“Literatura puertorriqueña en el continente de los Estados Unidos,” Simposio sobre la Migración Puertorriqueña.  Universidad Inter-Americana, San Germán, Puerto Rico, November 1980.

 

“Origen y desarrollo del teatro profesional puertorriqueño en Nueva York,” American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 1980.

 

“A Decade of Chicano Theater,” Chicano Literature Symposium.  University of California - Santa Barbara, May 1980.

 

“Mexican American Theater in the Southwest,” National Association of Chicano Studies, Houston, April 1980.

 

“An Overview of Hispanic Theater in the Southwest,” Southwest Conference on Latin America Studies, Austin, April 1980.

 

“Apuntes para la historia del teatro puertorriqueño en Nueva York,” Hispanic theater Symposium, Northern Colorado University, February 1980.

 

“Towards a History of Hispanic Theater in the United States,” Symposium on Chicano Literature, Yale University, November 1979.

 

“Nuyorican Poetry,” American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portu­guese, Toronto,
Canada
1979.

 

“Literatura Revolucionaria Oral,” Northeast Modern Language Association, Albany, April 1978.

 

“Chicano Theater as Literature,” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 1977.

 

“Latino Literature in New York: Toward an Aesthetic of Biliteracy and Perfor­mance,” Modern Language Association, December 1981.

 

“Elementos hispánicos en el teatro chicano,” XVII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, Madrid, 1975.

 

 

(Video Productions)

 

“Lalo Astol: El teatro en mi vida,” produced and written by Nicolás Kanellos, aired on public television stations throughout the Southwest and in Washington, DC, 1982.

 

“The Bilingual Education Controversy: A Houston Perspective,” researched and written by Nicolás Kanellos, aired on KUHT, 1982.

 

 

(Writings about Professor Kanellos' Work)

Not updated since 1989

 

“Nicolás Kanellos: Portrait of a Publisher,” Lector (December, 1982) pp. 6-7.

 

“Who's to Blame? - El Alcalde, Chicano Theater Themes and Forms, by Jorge Huerta (Ypsilanti: Bilingual Press, 1982) pp. 34-39.

 

“Nicolás Kanellos, Puerto Rican Playmaker,” Land of the Millrats, by Richard Dorson (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981) pp. 138-147.

 

“Nicolás Kanellos,” Latino Voices, one of a cassette tape series distrib­uted by satellite to public radio stations throughout the United States, produced in Philadelphia, 1982.

 

“Arte Público: Publishing Latino Authors for a National Audience,” Publishers Weekly,
November 28, 1986.

 

“Little-Known Press Promotes Works by Hispanics,” by Katherine S. Morgan. The Chronicle of Higher Education.  (May 17, 1989).  A3.

“Arte Público: Keeping Hispanic Literature Alive,” Publishers Weekly, June 9, 1989.

 

“Arte Público Press,” American Bookseller August 1989.

 

“The Social Value of Good Literature: Focus on Arte Público Press,” Texas Journal Vol. II No. 2 (Spring/Summer 1989).

 

“Nicolás Kanellos,” Latin American Writers (Detroit:  Gale, 1990).

 

 

                                                                  EDUCATION

 

University of Texas                                     Ph.D. Spanish and Portuguese                    Jan. 1974

University of Texas                                     M.A. Romance Languages                 May 1968

Farleigh Dickinson University                      B.A. Spanish                                              May 1966

Universidad Autónoma de Mexico              Mexican Literature & Culture                      1964-1965

Universidad de Lisboa, Portugal                  Portuguese Literature & Culture                  1969-1970