- December 13, 2016
Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist in Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been awarded a three-year $999,999 grant to study how to best help school-age English learners achieve English language proficiency and academic excellence.
- October 05, 2016
A UC Santa Cruz multi-media research project on the affordable housing crisis in Santa Cruz is scheduled to be presented to the public 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz.
- October 04, 2016
Bridget Anderson, a leading labor and migration scholar, will deliver the keynote address in the first of a series of events exploring non-citizenship.
- September 28, 2016
Andres Arias (Oakes, 2016), a double major in Latin American and Latino studies and sociology, has immersed himself in California migrant communities to conduct original research about this vulnerable and often voiceless population.
- September 16, 2016
Patricia Zavella, UC Santa Cruz professor of Latin American and Latino studies, has been named winner of the 2016 Distinguished Career Award from the Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists, a section of the American Anthropological Association.
- August 23, 2016
A book by Sylvanna M. Falcón, associate professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2016 Gloria E. Anzaldúa book prize given by the National Women’s Studies Association.
- August 22, 2016
Faculty in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz secured more than $7.6 million in research grants during the 2015-2016 academic year, Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki announced.
- July 05, 2016
Patricia Zavella, UC Santa Cruz professor of Latin American and Latino studies, has been named winner of the 2016 American Anthropological Association’s Committee on Gender Equity in Anthropology Award.
- May 05, 2016
The series of UC Santa Cruz events on human migration continues Friday and Saturday, May 6–7 with “Rethinking Migration,” the first in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on non-citizenship and part of the Chicano Latino Research Center's Borders and Belonging series.
- April 19, 2016
Human migration, borders, and notions of citizenship are at the heart of a series of events that help celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Department of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz.
- April 19, 2016
In a new book, Sylvanna M. Falcón, assistant professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, takes on the world’s largest political and humanitarian organization: the United Nations.