Celebrate our Fall 2014 Graduates!
Join us for the final Gathering of the semester to celebrate our Fall 2014 CLS graduates!
Date: Friday, December 12
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: 336 Ingraham
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Consuelo López Springfield, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs & Senior Lecturer
CLS Faculty News and Events – Fall 2014
Professor Benjamin Marquez’s book review of, Democratizing Texas politics: race, identity, and Mexican American empowerment, 1945–2002, provides readers with a critical historical review of Mexican American politics in Texas.
Professor Alberta M. Gloria discusses Día de los Muertos in the following article: Día de los Muertos en Madison Los tres mejores altares de la ciudad
Professor Karma Chavez is hosting a symposium on Queer Migrations in Tucson, AZ on October 29 & 30. All the speakers and conversations will be livestreamed here: http://queermigration.com
Professor Benjamin Marquez will give a seminar titiled, ‘Legalizing a Social Movement: The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and the Evolution of an Ethnic Identity‘
Date: October 6, 2014
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 212 University Club
Dr. Carmen R. Valdez’s research team and home department are hosting the following event: Entre Dos Mundos / Between Two Worlds – Becoming Bicultural: Risk and Resilience in Latino Youth
Invited Guest Lecture by Martica Bacallao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Date: October 16, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM (lunch served)
Community Gathering Presentations – Fall 2014
Monday, October 27 – Dr. Edward Vargas, Visiting Scholar, Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program, will discuss his current research
Monday, November 3 – Dr. Jeff Hird, Multicultural Counselor, will discuss his work at University Health Services
Monday, November 10 – Geoffrey Thompson, Assistant Dean and Director of the L&S Lawton Retention Grant, will discuss the Lawton Grant
Monday, November 17 – Rob Sepich, M.A., Stress Management Specialist, will discuss stress and test-taking relaxation techniques
Monday, November 24 – Professor Karma Chavez, Department of Communication Arts & CLS Faculty Member, will discuss her current research
Monday, December 1 – Edith Flores will discuss her study abroad experience
Join us for the 2014 Chican@/Latin@ Studies Certificate Open House and Orientation. Meet the CLS faculty, staff, and students. Learn about the CLS requirements and different ways of being involved with CLS. Enjoy lunch with the CLS community.
Date: September 29, 2014
Food & Gathering: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Programming time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM
Location: 336 Ingraham