UTRGV Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies

UTRGV has campuses in Edinburg, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen, Rio Grande City, and South Padre Island.

- Brownsville campus address: One West University Blvd., Sabal Hall 2.204, Brownsville, TX, 78520.
- Multiple majors, minors, & graduate programs
- Collaboration across departments and colleges

Operating as usual

Timeline photos 01/22/2024

Congrats to the 2024 Honor Books! 🎉

Young Adult Author Honor Books:
✨"The Prince and the Coyote," written by David Bowles, illustrated by Amanda Mijangos
✨"Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey," written and illustrated by Edel Rodriguez

01/19/2024

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Interest Group will hold a discussion of "Echo and the Marvel Universe" on Wednesday, January 24, at 2 PM. Zoom meeting ID: 876 7984 1800

01/16/2024

UTRGV Notification: UTRGV will delay opening until 10 a.m. today, January 16, due to weather. (Classes beginning before 10 AM are not held.) Have a safe beginning of Spring 2024 semester.

01/02/2024

We're closing out the UT System Year in Review this week starting with a spotlight on UTRGV - The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, which was hailed as the No. 1 university in the state in the socially conscious college guide and rankings released annually by Washington Monthly. UTRGV President Guy Bailey said the rankings reflect the university’s growing reputation as the best value university in Texas. https://www.utrgv.edu/newsroom/2023/08/28/utrgv-ranked-number-one-in-texas-by-washington-monthly.htm

UTRGV - YouTube 12/13/2023

Congratulations, graduates! UTRGV Commencement ceremonies will stream live on December 15 & 16:

UTRGV - YouTube Innovation. Opportunity. Purpose. Careers. That’s what the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is about. With campuses throughout the Valley, UTRGV empower...

12/11/2023

Congratulations to December 2023 graduates. Celebrate this achievement!

Assistant Professor of English Education in Literatures & Cultural Studies Department/College of Liberal Arts 12/10/2023

January 8, 2024 is the deadline for applications for the UTRGV faculty position to focus on supporting preparation of secondary English teachers.

Assistant Professor of English Education in Literatures & Cultural Studies Department/College of Liberal Arts We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s diverse student body as a tenure-track professor in the English Education program within the Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.Responsibilities include ...

Photos from UTRGV Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies's post 12/07/2023

Spring 2024 has a range of available courses at UTRGV. These are a few. See ASSIST for more information.

12/07/2023

English 1305, "Writing Cultural Studies," is a first-year writing course with sections available on Brownsville and Edinburg campuses for Spring 2024.

12/05/2023

Engage, exhibit, and excel at the Engaged Scholar Symposium! Highlight your hard work in Research, Creative Works, Community Engagement, or Sustainability by submitting your abstract at bit.ly/ES2-CFA-24.

Cultivating roots as a ‘CubaRican’ - The Rider Newspaper 12/04/2023

Dr. Eduardo del Río, Emeritus Professor of English, shares about his collection "CubaRican." For the story:

Cultivating roots as a ‘CubaRican’ - The Rider Newspaper Eduardo del Río, UTRGV emeritus professor of literature and culture, reads a collection of bilingual poems and stories from his book “CubaRican” during a reading and book signing Nov. 21 at Búho in Brownsville. The book’s contents are based on his experiences growing up in Puerto Rico as a C...

11/28/2023

The deadline for high school seniors to apply for scholarships for 2024-25 is December 1, 2023. The deadline for current UTRGV students to apply for scholarships for 2024-25 is February 1, 2024. Link: www.utrgv.edu/applyscholarships

11/27/2023

The discussion on "Dystopias and the Hunger Games Prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes" will be held Wednesday, November 29, at 3:30 PM. Zoom Meeting ID: 851 1961 7228

11/16/2023

Registration is available for classes in Spring 2024 semester. With questions and needs on enrollment issues, visit www.utrgv.edu/ucentral

11/15/2023

A discussion on "Dystopias and the Hunger Games Prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes" will be held Wednesday, November 29, at 3:30 PM. Zoom Meeting ID: 851 1961 7228

11/10/2023

The Department of Spanish invites students to an event Thursday, November 16, 1-3 PM, at Edinburg Student Union Lawn.

11/07/2023

Current students and alumni are welcome at the UTRGV Career Center's Teaching Job Expos, held Thursday, November 9, from 9 AM to 12 noon in BSTUN El Gran Salon, and Friday, November 10, from 9 AM to 12 noon in EUREC Practice Gym.

11/02/2023

Dr. Nicholas de Genova will deliver a keynote presentation in UTRGV's Sixth Annual International Conference on Border Studies on Thursday, November 9, at 2:00 PM in the Edinburg Ballroom (EDBCX). This talk is open to the university community and the public.

10/30/2023

Registration is open for UTRGV Spring 2024 courses. With questions and needs on enrollment issues: www.utrgv.edu/ucentral

10/25/2023

Registration for the Spring 2024 semester at UTRGV begins Monday, October 30 for seniors. www.utrgv.edu/ucentral

10/24/2023

Amazing events with the 2023 Texas Poet Laureate Ire'ne Lara Silva! Free and open to the public.

10/20/2023

Sixth Annual Day of the Calaverita (Literary Skull) Contest sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi, The National Hispanic Honor Society, UTRGV Chapter Alpha Alpha Iota (Department of Spanish)!!

10/19/2023

UTRGV College of Liberal Arts Registration Showcase: October 23 (Edinburg) and October 26 (Brownsville). Drop by to find out about courses, majors, and minors.

10/18/2023

A discussion will be held Wednesday, October 25, at 2 PM on the topic "Gothic Horror and The Fall of the House of Usher." Zoom meeting ID: 815 5671 8191

10/15/2023

The English Majors and Minors Dessert & Coffee Social on Edinburg campus is Tuesday, October 17, in Bronc Room in EDBCX, the Ballroom building. The social on Brownsville campus is Wednesday, October 18, in BMSLC 1.105. Times are 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Current or future (possible) English majors or minors are cordially welcome. Drop by for refreshments and socializing. An information table will have material about Spring 2024 courses, programs, and opportunities.

Photos from UTRGV Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies's post 10/12/2023

Spanish students are invited to events being held 1:00-2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 18, in ELABS 178, then on Wednesday, October 25, in BMAIN Courtyard.

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