Spring 2021 Tomás Rivera Conference 

University of California, Riverside

The Spring 2021 Tomás Rivera Conference 

Alex Espinoza, Associate Professor, 
Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair of Creative Writing and English

The annual Tomás Rivera Conference, initiated in 1988, honors the legacy of Tomás Rivera by providing an international forum for reflection on the contributions of Chicanos and Latinos in the worlds of the arts, literature, creative writing, culture, business, medicine, and education. 


April 13-June 1, 2021
12:00-1:00 pm PST

Our events will be held virtually on Crowdcast. 
Please click here for our schedule and to register.  
Events are free and open to all. 

Readings and conversations with Manuel Muñoz, Ariana Brown, Jasminne Mendez, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, Carolina De Robertis, Jennine Capó Crucet, JL Torres and  Luis Alberto Urrea

Apr 13  Manuel Muñoz

Apr 17  National Poetry Month Celebration 
Ariana Brown, Jasminne Mendez and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal 

Apr 20  Carolina De Robertis

May 11  Jennine Capó Crucet

Jun 1   J.L. Torres and Luis Alberto Urrea

Information: Alex Espinoza, 
Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair of Creative Writing and English

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event