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Book Language, Immigration and Labor

L&L's Elise DuBord has published a new book, Language, Immigration and Labor: Negotiating Work in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (Palgrave/MacMillan). Click here to find out more.


Spanish Heritage SpeakersFind out why UNI is the best school in Iowa for Spanish Heritage Speakers. Click here to learn more and consider taking Spanish for Heritage Speakers (SPAN 3006, MWF 11) in the Spring 2015 semester.



North American ReviewThe North American Review's Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference will be held at UNI from June 11-13, 2015. Keynote speakers are Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl and Steven Schwartz. Click here for more details.



Vonnegut's WorldUNI student writers are publishing parallel stories (a.k.a. “fan fiction”) for Amazon Kindle’s “World of Kurt Vonnegut.” Click here for more information.



FTRS Spring 2014This semester's featured readers are (l to r): Timothy Fay, Vince Gotera, Letitia Moffitt, and Larry Baker. Click here for more.



The University of Northern Iowa seeks applications for the following positions, available August 18, 2014:
  • Assistant Professor, Spanish (literature)
  • Assistant Professor, Spanish (linguistics or related field)
  • Assistant Professor, English (creative nonfiction)
  • Instructor, Chinese Language & Culture


Inish BofinConsidering studying abroad? Check out L&L faculty-led programs in Puerto Rico, France, Italy, and Ireland.  Click here for more info.


Mark WagenaarClick here to read an interview with Mark Wagenaar, L&L creative writing M.A. and author of the poetry collection, Voodoo Inverso (University of Wisconsin Press).

The deadline for submissions to the North American Review's James Hearst Poetry Prize has been extended to November 15. First prize is $1000. Click here for more details.


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