Via H-Net.org Hip-Hop and Critical Pedagogy ON-LINE Radical Teacher, No. 97 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS All submissions due no later than February 15, 2013 With this special issue we propose to construct a frame for understanding the place of Hip Hop in classrooms—from K-12 public schools and other youth-based community spaces to college and university courses. With the … [Read more...] about Call for Submissions: Hip-Hop and Critical Pedagogy for a Special Issue of Radical Teacher
Message from the National Association of Chicano & Chicana Studies: On behalf of Aztlán Reads, I'd like to cordially invite you to the first public reading and signing for the much anticipated and recently released ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature edited by Santino J. Rivera on September 11, 2012 at 5:00pm at Cypress Park Library. We have confirmed 23 … [Read more...] about New Anthology of Banned Literature: ¡Ban This!
La Raza Unida Party made history in 1972. Dr. José Angel Gutíerrez in this video talks about the broad history of La Raza Unida Party as a force of national Chican@ activism. La Raza Unida Party is having a reunion this weekend in Austin, Tx at Mexitas Restaurant. See LaRazaUnidaPartyReunion.org for more information. @JaimeRPuente will be there representing … [Read more...] about La Raza Unida Party Reunion – A Historical Primer
This week I joined @ProfRagsdale for #SaturdaySchool. My co-host for the week was David Villarreal (@DVLonghorn81), a colleague of mine at UT Austin. David is a PhD student in the Department of History working with Dr. Emilio Zamora and Dr. John McKiernan-Gonzalez. David does fascinating work on queer identity within the Mexican American and Latina/o communities. Our topic … [Read more...] about #SaturdaySchool: La Raza Unida Party & the Latina/o Electorate
Ever since I was a kid my mom, Patricia [Guerrero] Puente, has told me about being a young adult in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Houston. She was a member of several youth groups at Our Lady of St John Church in La Bonita. Father Peguero, the parish priest, prodded and cajoled kids like my mom into being active politically and academically. Fr. Peguero, as my mom tells it, … [Read more...] about Activism Runs in the Family