September 15, 2016 — Called the ‘Dean of Chicano writers’, University of New Mexico Professor Emeritus and author Rudolfo Anaya is being honored by President Obama as one of 12 recipients of the 2015 National Humanities Medal.
September 14, 2016 — The University of New Mexico Department of American Studies presents a public talk with Barni Axmed Qaasim on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in Education Building, Room 103.
April 25, 2016 — Award-winning director Alex Rivera is coming to The University of New Mexico campus to talk about his film, Sleep Dealer, and other current projects during two public events.
April 05, 2016 — It’s been about a year since the Chicana & Chicano Studies (CCS) program became an official department at The University of New Mexico. But, in that short amount of time, the unit has undertaken its first self-study and external review, shedding light on some impressive gains.
December 03, 2015 — The Chicana and Chicano Studies department at The University of New Mexico has organized a visit by United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
October 05, 2015 — Renown filmmaker Alex Rivera speaks at the University of New Mexico on Monday, Oct. 5. The campus-wide event, “The Ins and Outs of Filmmaking,” begins at 5:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall, room 102.
September 24, 2015 — More than 100 local high school students were on the University of New Mexico campus recently for the first ever Ethnic Studies High School Conference.
September 23, 2015 — New Mexico folk traditions, old and new, will take center stage during an afternoon of captivating music at ¡¡Música del Corazón, A Celebration of Nuevo Mexicano Music!! The annual John D. Robb, Jr., Concert will begin at 3 p.m.on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the...
April 22, 2015 — The University of New Mexico’s newest department – Chicana/ Chicano Studies – hosts an open house Friday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in celebration of becoming departmentalized. The event, a celebration of becoming departmentalized is 11-2 p.m. ...
March 16, 2015 — When Faculty Senate met last month to vote to designate Chicana and Chicano Studies a department, more than 100 people congregated in the hallway waiting anxiously to hear the result of the vote. When it was approved, the crowd erupted in jubilation. No...