The 2014-2015 Lund-Gill Endowed Chair is the internationally distinguished Chicana creative writer, playwright, essayist, editor, translator and scholar, Ana Castillo.
Within the Latin community, Ana Castillo is not only revered as one of the most prominent Latina writers in the United States but also an esteemed representative of the Latina feminist movement. She has also dedicated her life to human rights, free expression, cultural exchange and exploring the political and ethical implications of personal experience.
Her current endeavors include teaching an honors English class on ‘Writing Life Stories’ strengthening students to develop their own voice as well as being the founding publisher and editor of La Tolteca, focusing on the advancement “of a world without borders and censorship.”
All are welcome to the Lund Auditorium on Thursday, October 9th to hear Ana Castillo deliver the Lund-Gill Chair Lecture, “Twenty Years of Xicanisma: Latina Empowerment in the U.S.” Admission is free, but reservations are required through the Lund-Gill Chair website.