Theresa Delgadillo

SSGA 2012 Conference

El Mundo Zurdo: An International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa May 16-19, 2011 University of Texas, San Antonio For more information contact: Prof. Norma E. Cantú, Department of English, University of Texas at San Antonio, … Read More

CFP: MALCS Writing Workshop – How to Write The Academic Article


Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social calls for participation in the Writing Workshop at the 2012 MALCS Summer Institute at University of California, Santa Barbara, July 18-21, 2012.

DEADLINE: Postmark June 13, 2012

WHAT: Feminist collaboration for publication!
The Writing Workshop is one of the Journal’s formal methods of creating a feminist editorial process. Following the spirit and mission of MALCS, the journal’s editors offer the workshop in order to energize through collaboration, programmatically link scholarship and leadership, and institutionalize mentorship. Participants bring their work-in-progress and depart with clearrecommendations for meeting internal criteria of Chicana/Latina Studies, specific direction about revision, andfirst-hand knowledge about our feminist editorial production process.

To create an intellectual community, prior to the workshop, participants read and commented on the material of the other writers. Attending both two-hour sessions (the first on Weds. July 18, and the second on Friday July 20) is required.

One Writing Workshop will be offered this summer:

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CFP: CMAS-Benson Short Term Research Fellowships

The Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin announces its first annual competition for three (3) short-term research fellowships at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection in the fields of Mexican American and Borderlands Studies.  

Short-term fellowships are restricted to post-doctoral scholars, Ph.D. candidates or holders of other terminal degrees from outside the Austin area who have a specific need to use the Mexican American and Borderlands collections at the Benson Library. Further, projects must demonstrate innovation and substantial contributions to shaping the fields of Mexican American Studies and/or Borderlands Studies. Fellowships are for 2 weeks with a maximum award amount of $750. Fellowships are for travel and housing.

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Scholarships for Immigrant Youth in New York

The New York State Youth Leadership Council is the first undocumented youth based and youth based organization that empowers immigrant youth to stop being afraid of their undocumented immigration status and challenge the broken immigration system through leadership development, grassroots organizing, educational advancement, and a safe space for self-expression.

We are proud to announce that 2012 will be the fifth year the NYSYLC Awards Program will provide monetary support to youth, regardless of their immigration status, who aspire to continue their higher education, being active in the immigrant rights movement and wish to continue their commitment in the coming years.

* Currently a graduating high school senior residing in the NY state area planning to attend college in the fall of 2012, or a student attending college in New York (priority given to undergraduate students)

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