The University of New Mexico's 4th Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference presents "Piecing Together Cultural Identity: Negotiation, Creation & Myth" with keynote speaker Gabriele M. Schwab on Friday, April 20 in the Student Union Building, Santa Ana Rooms A & B, and Saturday, April 21 at Ortega Hall, reading room # 335.

The conference will be comprised of the keynote address and two sessions on Friday, followed by two additional two sessions on Saturday. Central to the conference is a graduate seminar style workshop on Saturday, led by the keynote speaker and designed to explore the issues presented and discussed in more detail and depth.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, the Graduate & Professional Student Association, the Office of Graduate Studies, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Student Affairs.

Schwab is Chancellor's professor of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities and faculty associate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.

For a conference schedule, visit Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference schedule For more, visit Conference Information or email