News

“The Latino Generation involves not only Mexican-Americans but also other Latinos, like Central Americans and others who come of age in the 1980s and ’90s,” said García, who studies Chicano history from a generational standpoint. - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014320/shattering-stereotypes#sthash.WpLhC...
“The Latino Generation involves not only Mexican-Americans but also other Latinos, like Central Americans and others who come of age in the 1980s and ’90s,” said García, who studies Chicano history from a generational standpoint. - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014320/shattering-stereotypes#sthash.WpLhC... Latino Generation involves not only Mexican-Americans but also other Latinos, like Central Americans and others who come of age in the 1980s and ’90s,” said García, who studies Chicano history from a generational standpoint. - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014320/shattering-stereotypes#sthash.WpLhC...
“The Latino Generation involves not only Mexican-Americans but also other Latinos, like Central Americans and others who come of age in the 1980s and ’90s,” said García, who studies Chicano history from a generational standpoint. - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014320/shattering-stereotypes#sthash.WpLhC...

Events

On February 23, 2004, with a stellar group of faculty at the MCC, a  two hour symposium was held to introduce the first doctoral program in Chicana and Chicano Studies. 
 
In Fall 2005, the the first cohort of doctoral students arrived at UCSB. Almost twenty years later to the day, one of our distinguished alum, Associate Professor William Calvo-Quirós, retorna to give a presentation on his award-winning book, Undocumented Saints: The Politics of Migrating Devotions (Oxoford University Press, 2022). 
 
Professor Calvo-Quirós' presentation is one of the events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the first doctoral program in the nation to focus on Chicanas/os/x. We are beyond proud to sponsor a series of events this year and next highlighting the academic accomplishments of our doctoral graduates.
  1. February 1, 2024 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

The Horacio Roque Ramirez Memorial Symposium will feature speakers who will honor the life and legacy of Professor Horacio Roque Ramirez (1969-2015).

Dr. Roque Ramirez was a faculty member in the Department of Chicana/o Studies who passed December 2015. His ethnographic and archival research focused on Central Americans in the US, queer Latinx community life in San Francisco, and Latino sexuality and hope in an era of AIDS and deportation. At UCSB, he developed the courses “Central Americans in the U.S.” and “Salvadoran Diasporas”, among the first within the UC system. Read More

  1. January 31, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:30pm