Rebeca L. Hey-Colón, assistant professor of Spanish, has been selected as the 2017-18 Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellow in Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. While in Austin, Hey-Colón will be affiliated with the Center for Mexican American and Latino Studies, teaching one course for the center in the spring. Throughout her residency year, she will work with UT Austin’s extensive archival holdings to further work on her book project Rippling Borders: Women Writing Water in Latina Literature.