Professional Associations:

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001-present
Member, Académie Universelle Des Cultures, Paris, 1993-present
Member of the Comité de Redacción of Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The New Press, New York
Member, Academic Freedom Committee, America Watch
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Reader’s International
Member of the Advisory Committee on Latin-American Writers and their Times Project – NPR – Annenburg, 1985-87
Editorial Advisor, International Encyclopedia of Communications
Consultant to Radio Smithsonian on its project, American Stories, 1982-83
Member of the Academic Advisory Board for NPR’s series on the contemporary Latinoamerican novel, 1981-1982
Consultant to UNESCO for its conference on Artes del Espectáculo in Latinoamerica, Bogota, 1975
Consultant to Quimantu, the State Publishing House, literary collection, Chile 1971-73
Consultant to Quimantu, magazines for young people, 1971-72