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2014 NEWS

November

Congratulations, Ana Aparicio,

November 13, 2014
The Latina and Latino Studies Program congratulates our colleague, Ana Aparicio, on her election as President of the Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists, which is part of the American Anthropology Association.  Congratulations, Ana!

July

Congratulations, Carlos Ballinas

July 10, 2014
We would like to congratulate Carlos Ballinas, our Program Assistant, for recently being awarded the Meteor Award for Excellence in a New Position. This award is presented to staff members who have achieved excellence in a short period of time in their new position in the College and who display initiative, adaptability, resourcefulness, and efficiency. Join us in thanking Carlos for the extraordinary support he provided both for the Bracero Exhibit, "Bittersweet Harvest", as well as for the Imagining Latina/o Studies Conference held in July.

Congratulations, John Alba Cutler

July 10, 2014
Please join us in congratulating John Alba Cutler, who has received a Humanities Without Walls Global Midwest Initiative grant for his project “Toward a Global Midwest Digital Archive of 1960s and 70s Poetry and Print Culture.”

March

LLSP Prof. Ana Aparicio has been selected for a 2014-15 Fellowship from the Alice Kaplan Institute

March 13, 2014
We are very pleased to announce that LLSP Prof. Ana Aparicio has been selected for a 2014-15 Fellowship from the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities. Prof. Aparicio will be working on her project: “Brown Picket Fences: Latinos, Immigrants, and the Transformation of the American Suburb.” Please join us in congratulating her.

History & LLSP Prof.Gerry Cadava's book, Standing on Common Ground, has received the prestigious Frederick Jackson Turner Award

March 5, 2014
We are very pleased to announce that History & LLSP Prof.Gerry Cadava's book, Standing on Common Ground, has received the prestigious Frederick Jackson Turner Award in History from the Organization of American Historians. Please join us in congratulating him.

February

"Bittersweet Harvest" has been featured in the following publications:

February 7, 2014
  • Colorlines: To read the article, click here.
  • Voice of America: To read the article, click here.
  • La Jornada: To read the article, click here.
  • Telemundo Atlanta: To read the article, click here.
  • Noticieros Televisa:To read the article, click here.
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