The Latino Literary Imagination conference culminated with Stories of Rudy: A Tribute to Rudolfo Anaya. Author Denise Chavez was the mistress of ceremonies, welcoming literary luminaries Levi Romero, Jimmy Santiago Baca and Miguel Algarín to offer words in tribute to the "Father of Chicano Literature."

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The opening of "Framing the Imaginary: Responding to Works from the NHCC," National Hispanic Cultural Center Museum, April 16 – June 19, took place following the Tribute to Rudolfo Anaya. See slideshow.

Following the Tribute to Rudolfo Anaya, the organizers of Latino Literary Imagination, from both UNM and Rutgers enjoyed a celebratory dinner. See slideshow.

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