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Luz María (Luzma) Umpierre-Herrera, Ph.D. ’78, Wins Service Award from GL/Q Caucus

Posted February 15, 2012

Luz María (Luzma) Umpierre-Herrera, Ph.D. ’78, is the 2011 recipient of the Michael Lynch Service Award from the GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages. This award is given each year to an academic activist in recognition of extraordinary contributions in the LGBT community.  The award was presented to Umpierre by GL/Q  Caucus President and fellow […]

Poetry of Luz María Umpierre, Ph.D. ’78, Published in a New Anthology

Posted September 16, 2011
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A new anthology of the poetry of Puerto Rican poet, scholar, and human-rights activist Luz María (Luzma) Umpierre-Herrera, Ph.D. ’78, has been published. I’m Still Standing: Treinta años de poesía / Thirty Years of Poetry, edited by by Carmen S. Rivera and Daniel Torres, includes an introductory essay by Torres and a biographical essay by […]

In American Individualism, Margaret Hoover ’01 Advises Republican Party on Attracting Young Voters

Posted September 15, 2011
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As the Republican presidential candidates approach the primary season, considerable media attention has been devoted to Margaret Hoover ’01, whose American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party was published this summer. In American Individualism, Hoover argues that the Republican Party needs to attract more voters among “Millennials” — the […]

GSAS Alumna Luz Maria Umpierre Honored at DePaul

Posted December 16, 2009
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Poet, scholar and human-rights activist Luzma (Luz Maria) Umpierre, M.A. ’76, Ph.D. ’78, was honored by DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library at a reception in in November. The event recognized Umpierre’s donation to the library of a collection of her artwork, poetry, photographs and documents chronicling workplace legal struggles, lesbianism and the migrant experience.