Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, professor in Modern Languages and Women and Gender Studies, gave a presentation with Steven Bender, professor in the School of Law, at the International American Studies Association Conference in Laredo, Tex. Bender has a chapter in Gutiérrez y Muhs’ recently released book Word Images: New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma Elia Cantú (University of Arizona Press). She also gave the closing reception reading at the conference.
In addition, Gutiérrez y Muhs presented on Word Images and her other recent book, The Runaway Poems (Finishing Line Press), at Trinity University in San Antonio, and gave numerous other poetry readings and presentations over the summer in Texas and California.
Most recently, she presented and gave a reading at “The Environment of the College Classroom,” sponsored by the Center for Women Writers at Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.