The Undisciplinary Paths to Latina/o Studies

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Moderator: Ginetta Candelario, Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American and Latina/o Studies, Smith College. Panelists: Frances Aparicio, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Director of the Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University; Aída Hurtado, Luis Leal Professor of Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ricardo L. Ortíz, Department Chair and Associate Professor of English, Georgetown University; Silvio Torres-Saillant, Dean’s Professor in the Humanities, Syracuse University; Ana Patricia Rodríguez, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and U.S. Latina/o Studies, University of Maryland; María de los Angeles (Nena) Torres, Executive Director, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Executive Director of the Inter-University Program for Latino Research


Latina/o Studies emerged out of the formation of national-origin ethnic studies programs and departments. Emerging out of the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, Chicana/o studies and Puerto Rican studies began to develop... [ view full abstract ]


PL-2 » Plenary 2: The Undisciplinary Paths to Latina/o Studies (17:15 - Thursday, 7th July, Fountain Ballroom)