As the Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies department considers renaming itself Chicanx/Latinx Studies, the department hosted an open forum with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE) to discuss the merits of the “x” in the term “Latinx.”
Students and professors alike in Chicano Studies at Stanford are hoping to expand the program, which they argue is under-resourced and would help increase faculty diversity if grown.
In this edition of Glam Grads, The Daily talked with third-year Ph.D. candidate in modern thought and literature (MTL) Jonathan Leal about his work at the intersection of minority literatures and popular music, with a focus on African American and Chicana/o aesthetic practices.
One long week in May, exactly 20 years ago, a hunger strike sent shockwaves through a campus now known less for its sense of activism and more for its ability to churn out Silicon Valley startups.
Albert Camarillo, professor of American history, was the founding director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) in 1996.
Stanford University was not the only institution that experienced a hunger strike in 1994. In fact, students at UC-Santa Barbara, University of Colorado and UCLA held similar protests, and all around the same time. Below is an article that appeared on Thursday, May 5, 1994.
As a winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal presented by President Obama, Saldívar belongs to a distinguished group that includes writers such as Toni Morrison, John Updike and Elie Wiesel.