Tomas Rivera Conference 2023

Welcome to the Tomás Rivera Conference Website!


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. The Symposium is purposefully cross-disciplinary, bridging the disciplines to highlight and explore the diversity of issues and concerns that are important to the Latino community as well as the community-at-large.

The Tomás Rivera Conference is free and open to the public. We hope you'll join us May 2-9, 2023 for another fantastic event!

2023 Conference Schedule

Meet the Chair

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

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Support the Tomás Rivera Conference


Your generosity helps us keep the Tomás Rivera Conference free to attend and open to the public. A tax-deductible gift at any level will help us achieve significant growth by enhancing the honoraria for the authors, expanding promotion and production capabilities, and sponsoring workshops. Become a patron of the Tomás Rivera Conference by making a gift today!

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Book Purchases

Books can be purchased from our own campus B&N bookstore.

Visit Cellar Door Books to support our recommended local independent store.