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Dr. Celia Lacayo Interviews Students on Afro-Latino Identity

Dr. Celia Lacayo, Professor of Chicana/o Studies and African American Studies, celebrated Latinx Heritage Month by discussing the genesis of Chicano Studies 188-3: Afro Latinos, UCLA’s first Afro-Latinx student organization, and Afro-Latina identity. The discussion features an interview conducted by Dr. Lacayo with Brisa Smith Flores, a UCLA graduate student in World Arts and Culture, […]

Maxwell Greenberg Selected for New Directions in Jewish Studies lectureship

Chicana/o and Central American Studies doctoral candidate, Maxwell Ezra Greenberg, has been selected for the New Directions in Jewish Studies lectureship at UC Davis. Greenberg’s dissertation research employs traditional archival methods to trace untraditional/de-centered histories: Jewish immigration, settlement and racialization in the US-Mexico border region between the late 19th – 20th centuries. Selected for one […]