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Guest Lecture: Jesse Alemán

Guest Lecture: Jesse Alemán

Fresno State's Department of English presents an afternoon with Jesse Alemán, the Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the American Antiquarian Society. This lecture is the afternoon keynote address of the 15th annual Undergraduate Conference on Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA). Host is Prof. Melanie Hernandez.

2:30 to 3:45 PM
Friday, March 8, 2024
Alice Peters Auditorium (PB 191) at Fresno State

Free admission

Dr. Jesse Alemán is a Professor of English and Presidential Teaching Fellow at the University of New Mexico. The author of more than two-dozen articles, he’s published The Woman in Battle (University of Wisconsin, 2001); Empire and the Literature of Sensation (Rutgers University Press, 2007); and The Latino Nineteenth Century (NYU Press, 2013). He currently serves as the 2023-2024 Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, where he is completing his book, Latinx Civil Wars.

Born and raised in Selma, CA, Dr. Alemán earned his bachelor's (1994) and master's (1994) degrees from Fresno State's English Department. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

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This event is supported in part by Fresno State's Instructionally Related Activities fund

All attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when indoors. Visit for current campus health updates.

Parking costs $5 in Lots P5 and P6, east of the Peters Business Building. Enter campus at Shaw and Woodrow. (Campus map)

There will be no event livestream.

All participants are welcome. For disability related accommodations or access information, please contact Melanie Hernandez at or 559.278.1569. Requests should be made at least one week in advance of the event.

Friday, March 08, 2024


Melanie Hernandez

Phone: 559.278.1569
Website: Click to Visit

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5245 N Backer Ave
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