Category Archives: latino studies

Elizabeth C. Ramírez is the is the fine arts specialist administrator with the Edgewood Independent School District of San Antonio, Texas, and co-editor of the new book La Voz Latina: Contemporary Plays and Performance Pieces by Latinas. ***** Q: You have … Continue reading

Marc Zimmerman attended the Latin American Studies Association‘s annual meeting in Toronto earlier this month.  He is pictured here at the Scholarly Book Services booth where he signed copies of Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago: My Life, My Work, My Art, the … Continue reading

On August 2, 2010, we published Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago: My Life, My Work, My Art, the autobiography of José Gamaliel González.  Born near Monterrey, Mexico, and eventually settling in Chicago, González founded two major art groups: El Movimiento Artístico Chicano … Continue reading

  Amalia Pallares, co-editor of the new book Â¡Marcha! Latino Chicago and the Immigrant Rights Movement, was interviewed July 22, 2010, on WGN-TV’s Midday News.

I was asked by the editors to respond to the essays written in the book, Moving Beyond Borders: Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies.  Julian’s former students recall encounters with him and his wife Betty that impressed them … Continue reading