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2012 Announcements

Professor Aldama’s Two New Books

September 22, 2012

Performing the US Latina and Latino BorderlandsProfessor Arturo Aldama has just published not one, but two new books!

In the first, Performing the US Latina and Latino Borderlands, edited by Arturo J. Aldama, Chela Sandoval, and Peter Garcia (Indiana University Press, 2012), contributors analyze the expression of Latina/o cultural identity through performance. Read more ...

Faculty Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, African American History

September 21, 2012

The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Africana studies with specialization in African American history. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and intersectional, and who have concentrations in gender, sexuality, and comparative ethnic studies. Read more ...

Congrats to Ceci Valenzuela, Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year!

September 16, 2012

Kudos to our very own Cecilia Valenzuela, who has been named 2012-2013 Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year by the Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs! The award “recognizes faculty who demonstrate outstanding engagement with students and who make substantial contributions to Student Affairs.” Read more ...

Rabaka interviewed about Hip Hop’s Inheritance

September 13, 2012

Professor Reiland Rabaka was interviewed by the New Books in Popular Music Network about his latest book, Hip Hop’s Inheritance: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement.  Hear the audio here.  Congratulations, Dr. Rabaka!

Hip Hop’s Amnesia

August 29, 2012

Hip Hop’s Amnesia From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to RapThe latest book from Professor Reiland Rabaka has hit the shelves! Hip Hop’s Amnesia From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement situates hip hop within the context of aesthetics, politics, music and social movements. Read more ...

 

DuBois in Our Time

August 28, 2012

Professor Reiland Rabaka has been invited to participate in “DuBois in Our Time,” an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The exhibition, sponsored by a major National Endowment for the Arts grant, marks the 50th anniversary of the DuBois’s death and draws upon the W.E.B. DuBois Collection. Read more ...

Professor Medak-Saltzman wins award for 2010 Most Thought Provoking Article

June 7, 2012

Hip Hop’s Amnesia From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to RapCongratulations to Danika Medak-Saltzman, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, for winning an award from the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) for having published the Most Thought Provoking Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies for 2010! Read more ...