Congratulations to our amazing advisor, Ceci Valenzuela, who has been named the Outstanding Advisor in a Primary Role by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)! We all know the incredible work she does, so it is nice that she is getting national recognition!
Professor Arturo Aldama has just published not one, but two new books!
In the first, Performing the US Latina and Latino Borderlands, edited by Arturo J. Aldama, Chela Sandoval, and Peter Garcia (Indiana University Press, 2012), contributors analyze the expression of Latina/o cultural identity through performance. With music theater, dance, visual arts, body art, . . . → Read More: Professor Aldama’s Two New Books
The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Africana studies with specialization in African American history. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and intersectional, and who have concentrations in gender, sexuality, and comparative ethnic studies (e.g., Afro-Asian studies, Afro-European studies, Afro-Islamic studies, Afro-Jewish studies, . . . → Read More: Faculty Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, African American History
Kudos to our very own Cecilia Valenzuela, who has been named 2012-2013 Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year by the Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs! The award “recognizes faculty who demonstrate outstanding engagement with students and who make substantial contributions to Student Affairs.” Ceci has demonstrated these engagements in her teaching for the Hallett Diversity . . . → Read More: Congrats to Ceci Valenzuela, Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year!
Queer People of Color, Eye-Resist and the Cultural Events Board present:
Mondo Guerra is a gay Latino fashion designer, who is orginally from Denver. Mondo competed on the eigth season of Project Runway and more recently was the winner of Project Runway All Stars. During one of the challenges Mondo created a . . . → Read More: Event: Mondo Guerra from Project Runway
Professor Reiland Rabaka was interviewed by the New Books in Popular Music Network about his latest book, Hip Hop’s Inheritance: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement. Hear the audio here. Congratulations, Dr. Rabaka!
The latest book from Professor Reiland Rabaka has hit the shelves! Hip Hop’s Amnesia From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement situates hip hop within the context of aesthetics, politics, music and social movements. It traces the influence of the Black Women’s Club Movement, the New Negro . . . → Read More: Hip Hop’s Amnesia
Professor Reiland Rabaka has been invited to participate in “DuBois in Our Time,” an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The exhibition, sponsored by a major National Endowment for the Arts grant, marks the 50th anniversary of the DuBois’s death and draws upon the W.E.B. DuBois Collection, which . . . → Read More: DuBois in Our Time
Congratulations to Danika Medak-Saltzman, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, for winning an award from the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) for having published the Most Thought Provoking Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies for 2010!
Her article, “Transnational Indigenous Exchange: Rethinking Global Interactions of Indigenous Peoples at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition” . . . → Read More: Professor Medak-Saltzman wins award for 2010 Most Thought Provoking Article
Film Screening and Discussion of “Precious Knowledge”: Disfranchised high school seniors become academic warriors and community leaders in Tucson, defending Arizona’s embattled Ethnic Studies classes.
Thursday, April 19 6:30-8:30pm HUMN 250
Guest Speakers: Dr. Violeta Chapin, Law School Dr. Arturo Aldama, Dept. of Ethnic Studies
Presented by Eye Resist
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