Announcement/Anuncio May 2017 Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) has moved to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). MALCS gives a warm welcome to incoming Editor, Sonya Alemán and Associate Editor, Lilliana P. Saldaña, and the colectiva at UT San Antonio. Sonya and Lilliana bring with […]
Major report on Mission Trails displacement demonstrates urgent need for policy that protects vulnerable residents SAN ANTONIO, Texas—The San Antonio City Council decision to rezone the Mission Trails Mobile Home Community three years ago to make way for the Mission Escondida Luxury Apartments severely impacted housing security, health, economic security, and social well being for […]
2017 CFP – MALCS Summer Institute Writing Workshop Two sessions focusing on academic articles will take place on Wednesday, July 19, and Friday, July 21, 2017. The MALCS Summer Institute Writing Workshop is one of our formal methods of creating a feminist editorial praxis in the publication of work by and about Chicanas/Latinas. The workshop […]
The latest issue of Chicana/Latina Studies has been published! It features the photography of Delilah Montoya and essays by Jessica Lopez Lyman, Norma A. Marrun, Cindy O. Fierros and Dolores Delgado Bernal, and Aurora Chang, Vanessa Fonseca, Lilia Soto, and Dolores Saucedo Cardona. Check out the Spring 2016 Table of Contents for more information.
The website for the 2016 Summer Institute has launched, and you can now register for this year’s Summer Institute and reserve on-campus housing at institute.malcs.org. The website has information about the Institute theme, getting to Laramie, and the featured artist Sarah Ortegon. The 2016 Site Committee will post updates to the website when available (including the […]
History of Tortuga Award The Tortuga Award originated in 2004 when Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) recognized the need to formally acknowledge the tremendous professional accomplishments and contributions of its members. Annually, this award is given to a MALCS member who has used her expertise, experience and commitment to support and advance […]
MALCS 2014: Proposal for Changes to the Bylaws from: Mónica F. Torres, Ex-Oficio (Downloadable version: 2014 by-laws resolutions_MALCS) At the business meeting of the 2013 MALCS Summer Institute at Columbus, Ohio, a resolution was passed that proposed two changes to the bylaws and two actions in the operating practices of the organization. These are […]