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Arne Nixon Center Artist-in-Residence Events

Guadalupe Garcia McCall. The Magic of Story Week of March 13-17.

Please join the Arne Nixon Center in welcoming award-winning author, and the Arne Nixon Center’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence, Guadalupe García McCall.

Guadalupe García McCall, author of three highly-acclaimed titles, was awarded the Arne Nixon Center’s first artist-in-residence fellowship prize. She will be in Fresno the week of March 13-17 and will work with Fresno State students and the community to bring greater awareness to young adult literature. All events are free and open to the public!

Welcoming Reception for Guadalupe García McCall

  • 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017
  • Peters Education Center Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center at Fresno State (west of the Save Mart Center)
  • This is a free, public event. For free parking, use code 218714.
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres served. Books for sale and autographing.
  • Reserve a seat on Eventbrite

Panel Discussion of “Our Place on the Shelf: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion on Chicanx/Latinx Youth Literature”

  • 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017
  • Room 118 in the North Gym Building at Fresno State
  • Refreshments served. For free parking, use code 218721.
  • Reserve a seat on Eventbrite

Panel members will discuss critical themes, trends, works, challenges and teaching opportunities within Chicanx/Latinx children's and young adult literature. The panel members are:

  • Ms. Guadalupe García McCall (Artist-in-Residence)
  • Dr. Larissa Mercado-López (Women’s Studies Program)
  • Dr. Laura Alamillo (Literacy, Early, Bilingual, Special Education Department)
  • Dr. Cristina Hererra (Chicano and Latin American Studies Department)

Presentation to “Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking”

  • 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Betty Rodriguez Regional Branch Library at 3040 N Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93703 (559.600.9245)
  • Light refreshments served.
  • Reserve a seat on Eventbrite

This presentation co-hosted by the Fresno County Public Library and REFORMA: National Association.

Farewell Reception and Student Work Showcase

  • 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017
  • Room 2206 in the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State
  • Refreshments served. For free parking, use code 218701.
  • Reserve a seat on Eventbrite

For event information, including disability accommodations or access, contact Jennifer Crow in the Arne Nixon Center at 559.278.8116 or email

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