2010  Latin American and Latino Studiesrss

  • December 14, 2010

    UCSC professors urge passage of the DREAM Act

    Eleven UC Santa Cruz professors and lecturers are among more than 300 university scholars across the nation who have signed an open letter urging passage of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.

  • November 08, 2010

    New book investigates violence against women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investigates the escalation of violence against women in Latin America over the past two decades.

  • October 19, 2010

    Patricia Zavella awarded career achievement prize

    Patricia Zavella, chair of the Latin American and Latino studies department at UC Santa Cruz, has been named co-winner of the 2010 Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America by the Society for the Anthropology of North America. North America.

  • October 15, 2010

    UC Santa Cruz social scientists honored for teaching, research

    Three social scientists at UC Santa Cruz were honored for outstanding teaching and research Thursday, October 14 at the annual fall convocation breakfast hosted by dean of the Social Sciences division, Sheldon Kamieniecki.

  • October 15, 2010

    SF mayor honors alumnus Peter Bratt with Latino heritage award

    Filmmaker Peter Bratt, a UC Santa Cruz alumnus, and his TV star brother Benjamin were named recipients of the 2010 Latino Heritage Month Award in the arts by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.

  • April 20, 2010

    UC Santa Cruz grad Peter Bratt returns to premiere La Mission

    Filmmaker Peter Bratt returns to UC Santa Cruz Friday as part of the local premiere of <i>La Mission</i>, his heartfelt portrait of San Francisco's Mission District, the neighborhood where he grew up.