Rivera Garza has won the
2009 Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Iberoamerican Award for her novel
La Muerte Me Da (Death gives me), a book she published last year
The award is given to the best book written by a woman in the
Spanish-speaking world and is organized by the
Fair of Guadalajara.
presented a paper at the American Studies Association conference
November 7, 2009 in Washington DC, entitled
The Pedagogy of La profe y El Papi in Adelina
Anthony's Mastering Sex and Tortillas.
Wang will present a paper entitled Engaging the Deployment of
Belonging: Gender Trans/Locations and Alternative Nationhood in the
Writings and Activism of Zhu Tianxin, at the 124th Annual Meeting
of American Historical Association, January 9, 2010.