News and Announcements Archive

A Podcast of Interest

We at PAMLA headquarters were excited to receive an email from Gabriel Rodriguez, a student at the University of Redlands, fan of Latinx and Latin American literature, and the creator of his own interesting podcast, "On the Road to Joy & Freedom." Rodriguez had read an essay published in our journal, Pacific Coast Philology, and thought it terrific. Gabriel Rodriguez clearly has great taste.

Job Search: University of Portland Ethnic Studies Position

The University of Portland is conducting a search for a full-time, tenure-track associate or professor rank faculty position in ethnic studies, beginning in fall 2021 (see full description at website link below). The successful candidate will lead the formation and establishment of a new ethnic studies undergraduate major and minor that works across disciplines. 

An Important Letter from PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin

An Important Letter from PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin

Dear Friend of PAMLA,

I hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. I write to request your help.

In Memoriam: Kathleen F. Lundeen

We are saddened to announce that long-time PAMLA member, retired Western Washington University Professor of English and past chair of the Western English Department, and former PAMLA President, Kathleen F. Lundeen, has died. Kathy was a kind and generous friend to many at PAMLA and at Western Washington University, and will be remembered for her kindness, wit, and generous spirit.

PAMLA 2021 Conference: Sahara Las Vegas Hotel (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, Nov. 14)

Our 2020 PAMLA Conference (Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15) is being hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and held at the classic, recently renovated Sahara Las Vegas Hotel. Las Vegas in general, and the Sahara in particular, provide us with the perfect conference site:

Call-For-Special Sessions Extended: PAMLA 2020 Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada)

PAMLA 2020 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 15, 2020)

We are still accepting late special session proposalsSo please propose your special sessions to as soon as possible. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.