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Remembering Professor Juan Gómez-Quiñones

Dr. Juan Gómez-Quiñones, leading scholar and activist in Chicana/o Studies, passed away on November 11, 2020. Gómez-Quiñones earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. at UCLA and was a Professor of […]

CCAS Featured by UCLA Newsroom

The César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies has been featured by UCLA Newsroom. Jessica Wolf spoke to Chair and Professor Leisy Abrego, Professor Karina Alma, and […]

LeighAnna Hidalgo Featured on UCLA Newsroom

Recent UCLA graduate student, LeighAnna Hidalgo, was featured on UCLA Newsroom. Despite childcare challenges imposed by the pandemic, LeighAnna Hidalgo completed her dissertation on April 13 while staying safer at […]

Call for Dedications from the Class of 2020

During our previous commencement ceremonies, the department has shown a presentation with dedications and baby photos of all graduating seniors. Due to current circumstances, the department would still like all […]