Theresa Delgadillo

Thank You, Susana Gallardo!

By MALCS Executive Committee: Mónica Torres, Theresa Delgadillo, Rita Urquijo-­Ruiz, Ester Hernandez, Marivel Danielson, Judith Flores Carmona, Lupe Gallegos Diaz. Early in 2013, the MALCS Executive Committee accepted Susana Gallardo’s resignation as Webjefa. The Executive Committee of MALCS would like … Read More

Remembering Cecilia Burciaga

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Presente! REPRINTED FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST, APRIL 1, 2013 By Chon A. Noriega In the spring of 1986 I dropped out of graduate school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, packed up my belongings, and drove … Read More

Call for Submissions: Reader on Cantú

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Word Images: A Norma Elia Cantú Critical Reader Editor: Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Seattle University, author/editor of: Communal Feminisms: Chicanas, Chilenas and Cultural Exile (Lexington Books, 2007). Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women … Read More

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On Remembering Lupe Ontiveros

Chon A. Noriega’s tribute to Lupe Ontiveros on the Huffington Post makes our list of must read online material. To read more than the brief excerpt below, click on the title click: The Academy’s Conundrum: Lupe Ontiveros  By Chon A. … Read More

Young Immigrants Say It’s Obama’s Time to Act

Chair Theresa Delgadillo writes:

You might be interested in this article (New York Times) on the anatomy of the Dreamers movement — and how all those protests against specific deportations last academic year fed into a campaign to push for Executive action.  Here at OSU, students organized a small but successful candlelight vigil against a deportation from Ohio.

It has been a good year for young immigrants living in the country without legal papers, the ones who call themselves Dreamers.

Members of United We Dream protested outside a Republican presidential debate in Mesa, Ariz., in February. The group is meeting this weekend.  Their protests and pressure helped push President Obama to offer many of them reprieves from deportation. So far about 310,000 youths have emerged from the shadows to apply, with numbers rising rapidly.

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CFP: Keeping our Faculty of Color Symposium

From Rusty Barcelo:

Transforming Our Institutions: Advancing Inclusive Excellence Among Faculty in Higher Education

Keeping Our Faculty of Color VI
April 14-16, 2013

The University of Minnesota is pleased to announce the sixth biennial Keeping Our Faculty of Color Symposium. We invite you to join us as we gather to engage cross-disciplinary theories, rigorous scholarship, and innovative practices to advance conceptual, empirical, and practical work to develop, recruit, and retain faculty of color.

Submit a proposal online now. The deadline for submission is November 16, 2012.
View a PDF copy of the Call for Proposals.

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