Multicultural Conference

19th annual Multicultural Conference

The 19th annual Multicultural Conference at San Antonio College will be held April 23-25 featuring speakers, artists and literary readings on the theme “Noise, Toys and Technology.

All events  except the luncheon are free and open to the public and will be held on campus at SAC unless otherwise noted.

For more information contact Claudio San Miguel, conference coordinator, 210-486-0689 or

The Multicultural Conference is an official Fiesta San Antonio event.


Tuesday, April 23  

7:00 P.M.      Reception, McAllister Auditorium

                      Opening ceremonies: Welcome comments by Mike Burton,  Chair, English and Reading Department.  

                      Host:  Melanie Lira

                      Concert by Youth Orchestras of San Antonio

Wednesday, April 24  

9:00 A.M.        Visual Arts Center (VAC), Room 120

                        Student Writing Excellence: Inessa Bicknell, Stephanie Connolly, and David Chavera.

10:00 A.M.      Celina Pena, Accion Texas, Micro-loans in Texas

                        The Underground Library

11:00 A.M.       SAIYM/GALA

                         Robin Reagler, Director, Writers In The Schools

Noon                Melanie Lira, Artist. Mexico/Arizona Immigration Trail


Thursday, April 25  

9:25 A.M.           VATC 120

                           Jung Hee Mun, Artist--South Korea

                           Laura Garanzuay, Public Artist, Austin, Texas


10:50 A.M.        Longwith Radio-TV-Film building, Room 101

                          Jim Mendiola, Film and Video, Director of Cinefestival


12:05 P.M.           Koehler House Luncheon

                            Luncheon Speaker Sheila Black, Director, Gemini Ink

                                    “State of The Literary Arts in San Antonio”

                            Closing Remarks from Dr. Robert Zeigler, President of San  Antonio College

                            and  Claudio San Miguel

                            Music by Midtown Jazz Sound