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March 2021

Let’s Demystify (Writing) the Letter of Recommendation

Join us for a skill-building and professional salon hosted by Lonches con CCAS. This event will feature Professors Abel Valenzuela and Maylei Blackwell answering questions like: What content should a letter of recommendation include? When is it appropriate for a Teaching Assistant to co-write a letter of recommendation with the professor? The event will take place on Friday, March 19 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Please join using the following Zoom ID: 915 7240 9677.    

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March 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

March Lonche con CCAS

Join our March Lonches con CCAS with Professors Genevieve Carpio and Laura E. Gomez. Lonches con CCAS is a monthly Brown Bag workshop for CCAS graduate students. Faculty "hosts" guide two CCAS presenters and their attendees through discussions of works-in-progress. This event will take place on Friday, March 26 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Please join using the following Zoom ID: 993 9046 9146.

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March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

April 2021

L. Heidenreich presents Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift

Queer of Color Genealogies - Spring Book Series Presentation of Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift by Professor Linda Heidenreich   Note: This event has passed. Please use the following link to watch the event's Zoom recording.   Please join us when Professor Linda Heidenreich, Associate Professor with the Department of History at Washington State University, discusses her latest book Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift. The event will include a presentation by Professor Heidenreich and…

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April 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Queer of Color Genealogies – Spring Book Series

Join us for the Queer of Color Genealogies - Spring Book Series hosted by Professor Maylei Blackwell. This series of book talks will feature new titles in Chicanx/Latinx Sexualities. Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift - April 21st @ 11:30am PT Presentation by Linda Heidenreich, Associate Professor with the Department of History at Washington State University Rethinking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Chicanx/Latinx Studies - May 5th @ 4:00pm PT Presentation by Francisco Galarte, Assistant Professor of…

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April 21 @ 11:30 am - May 21 @ 5:30 pm

Job Market Spring 2021 Series

Lonches con CCAS presents Job Market Spring 2021 Series Join Lonches con CCAS this quarter for three job market salons. This series is open to all cohorts of Chicana/o & Central American Studies graduate students. Salon 1 - Job Market 101 - April 30 CCAS faculty hosts will cover the nuts and bolts of the job market. This salon will demystify the application process, search committee protocols, and the selection process of the candidate. Salon 2 - Becoming a Successful Candidate -…

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April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm

Job Market 101 – Job Market Spring 2021 Series

Job Market 101 Dr. Valenzuela, Dr. Johnson, and Dr. Abrego will host the first job market spring series salon. This salon will cover the nuts and bolts of the job market with the goal of demystifying the search and application process, search committee protocols, and the selection process of the candidate. This series is open to all cohorts of Chicana/o and Central American Studies graduate students. Zoom Meeting ID: 980 4128 8340

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April 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

May 2021

Francisco Galarte presents Brown Trans Figurations

Queer of Color Genealogies - Spring Book Series Presentation of Brown Trans Figurations: Rethinking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Chicanx/Latinx Studies by Professor Francisco Galarte   Note: This event has passed. Please use the following link to watch the event's Zoom recording.   Please join us when Professor Francisco J. Galarte, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of New Mexico, discusses their latest book Brown Trans Figurations: Rethinking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in…

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May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Archival Methodologies from an Ethnic Studies Perspective

Lonches con CCAS Dear CCAS cohorts and faculty, Please join us for a roundtable exploring history, archiving practices, and training in these fields from some of UCLA’s leading scholars, librarians, & graduate students. The panel will include Dr. Rosie Bermuduez (UC President's Post-Doctoral Fellow), Dr. Marques Vestal (Assistant Professor, Urban Planning), Dr. Genevieve Carpio (Assistant Professor, CCAS), Xaviera Flores (Librarian & Archivist, CSRC), and Joana Chavez (Graduate Student, CCAS). Join Zoom Meeting - https://ucla.zoom.us/j/99096405566

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May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

José M. Alamillo presents Deportes: The Making of a Sporting Mexican Diaspora

Book Talk: José M. Alamillo presents Deportes: The Making of a Sporting Mexican Diaspora Please join us online when José M. Alamillo, professor and chair of the Chicana/o Studies Department at CSU Channel Islands, presents his new book, Deportes: The Making of a Sporting Mexican Diaspora (Rutgers University Press, 2021). Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, Deportes uncovers the hidden experiences of Mexican male and female athletes, teams and leagues and their supporters who fought for a more…

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May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

June 2021

2021 Virtual Commencement

Join us for the CCAS 2021 Virtual Commencement! The commencement webpage will go live at 10:00 am PT on Saturday, June 12. This is a pre-recorded event.

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June 12 @ 10:00 am
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