XV UCI Mexican Conference

April 30 - May 2

Imagine México
Imagine Mexico



The UCI Department of Spanish and Portuguese and UC-Mexicanistas are sponsoring the Fifteenth Annual Mexican Conference. This year the conference will be dedicated to the critical and multidisciplinary exploration of representations of Mexico. Renowned Professor Jorge Ruffinelli (Stanford University) and Margo Glantz will deliver a keynote address.

Conference sessions will take place in

(HIB) 135 & 137

Registration fees for this year’s conference will be $35 for students and $45 for professors until March 27, 2009. Afterwards, the cost will be $45 for students and $55 for professors. Please make check payable to UC Regents.


Dr. Juan Bruce-Novoa
Dr. Jacobo Sefamí
Department of Spanish & Portuguese 322 Humanities Hall
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-5275
Office: (949) 824-6901
Fax: (949) 824-2803


XIV. 2008.

"The Other Mexicos / Los Otros Méxicos"




XIII. 2007

"Family, City and the Nation."

XII. 2006.

"Poetic Discourses at Play"

X. 2004.

"Mexico in the World"

Jorge Ruffinelli

Professor Jorge Ruffinelli (Stanford University)




Margo Glantz














University of California, Irvine

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


Send a message

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at mexconf@uci.edu







Lodging and Travel

The Ayres Hotel & Suites in Costa Mesa-Newport Beach.

The hotel is offering a special price of $109.00.
for UCI conference participants. Pleas mention the
"15th Annual Mexican Conference".

Hotel includes:
• Complimentary full buffet breakfast
• Complimentary evening refreshments (Mon - Thurs)
• Complimentary morning newspaper (USA Today)
• Free airport shuttle and to UCI.

Please reserve your room by calling the hotel
at (714) 429-9372 or visiting the link above.


Directions and Maps


Area Map (PDF)

Campus Map (PDF)