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Criselda Garcia (at left), her son Gabriel Carrizales and daughter Selina Garcia

Family pursues UTRGV degrees together, overcomes obstacles

12.10.2019

The hardest thing for Gabriel Carrizales, then a sailor in the U.S. Navy, wasn’t the time he spent overseas. It was a Red Cross message he received in 2009 while he was thousands of miles from home, deployed in the mountains of Afghanistan.

Dr. Matthew Christensen, professor of English in UTRGV’s Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies, spent the final week of November in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where he delivered the keynote address at Amistad Week at the invitation of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. He also gave a series of talks and conducted a workshop (shown here) in conjunction with the publication of his newest book, Staging the Amistad: Three Sierra Leonean Plays. (Courtesy Photo)

UTRGV professor highlights release of new book on the Amistad with scholarly week in Sierra Leone

12.11.2019

Dr. Matthew Christensen, a professor of English in UTRGV’s Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies, spent the final week of November in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where he delivered the keynote address at Amistad Week.

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