Historical Timelines

Historical Timeline

Timeline of MALCS
Timeline graphic reprinted from News from Nepantla, UCSB Chicano Studies Newsletter, Fall 2011, No. 5. Thank you to Aida Hurtado, Jessica Lopez Lyman, and William Calvo-Quiros.

A Brief Timeline of MALCS Events by Historian Cynthia Orozco

1972

January 1, 1972

1972

Cecilia Burciaga wrote a proposal for a National Chicana Foundation in Washington D.C.

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October 1, 1981

October 1, 1981

Antonia Castañeda (Stanford) and Ada Sosa Riddell (UC Davis) discussed the lack of Chicana courses.

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January 20, 1982 to April 4, 1982

January 20, 1982

UC Davis organized the “Chicana Lecture Series” in honor of Magdalena Mora with nine speakers.

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June 4-5, 1982

June 4, 1982

June 4-5, 1982

Chicana Academic issues Conference, Part 1 held at UC Davis, attended by eight undergraduates, nine graduate students, one staff member, and six professors.

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1982­

August 26, 1982

Declaración de MALCS is written.

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1983

May 1, 1983

Chicana Academic Issues Conference – Part II held.

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1983

August 26, 1983

MALCS meetings began on a formal basis.

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November 1984

August 15, 1984

150 persons subscribed to MALCS newsletter.

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January 1984

August 15, 1984

UC Davis produced the first MALCS newsletter.

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1984

August 15, 1984

Discussion of a research institute began.

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