Chicano studies programs, often referred to as chicano/chicana studies, aim to provide a cross-cultural understanding of chicanos, latinos and mexican americans along with a solid liberal arts. Bachelor of arts in chicana/o studies welcome to chicana/o studies at csu channel islands our interdisciplinary program is dedicated to the study of the mexican and latin american origin population in the united states, their history, culture, and contemporary social issues. Chicana/o studies visit program website you're fascinated by the past and current transborder experiences of chicana/o and latina/o populations, and their respective nations of origin in latin america and the caribbean.
Chicana and chicano studies students graduate with skills that allow them to excel either in graduate school or in the work force recent graduates have found employment in the areas of: education, public policy, social work (public, private, and nonprofit sectors), politics, business, and the arts. Chstu 330 chicano/chicana autobiography (5) i&s explores the issue of chicano, or mexican american, identity examines statements of selfhood by chicanos, studied in order to understand the relationship between individual and society in creating identity. Welcome to chicana and chicano studies at ucla when i began my career at ucla in 1997, chicano studies was a “center” with about 30 majors and minors and five full-time faculty members.
The chicana and chicano studies program offers a chicano studies academic minor designed to provide all students, regardless of ethnicity, a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of the chicano/latino community and relevant issues. Chicano studies mission the chicana/o studies major looks at the historical and contemporary experience of persons of mexican descent residing in the united states in comparative perspective, and their relationship to méxico and the united states. The chicano/latino studies program at michigan state university began in 1997 to serve scholarly and community needs academically, the cls program offers dynamic courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Unm chicana/o studies the chicana and chicano studies department at the university of new mexico is an interdisciplinary program the purpose of the department is to promote a critical understanding of chicano/hispano/mexicano communities through teaching, research, and advocacy. Fifty years ago, in the midst of struggle, chicano studies was born at cal state la as the first chicano studies program in the nation, it began in fall of 1968 with four classes this year, the chicana(o) and latina(o) studies (cls) department, with over 150 annual course offerings, recognizes 50 years of transforming minds and communities.
Faculty the chicano and latin american studies department consists of faculty whose teaching and research expertise cover a broad spectrum, including anthropology, education, history, sociology, political science, latin america, latino literature, and the arts. Welcome to the chicana and chicano studies department message from the chair welcome to the chicana and chicano studies department we are an interdisciplinary academic space for learning about chicana/o and latina/o experiences and populations in the united states, within a framework of social justice. The chicana/o and latina/o studies program is grounded in the decolonization and liberation projects of us latina/os and their allies in the civil rights, gender, and sexual liberation movements of the 1960s that continue through the present in new forms that address new conditions.
Ba: dartmouth college, history, minor: in theater phd stanford university, theater and performance studies. Chicana/o studies majors have gone on to a variety of exciting opportunities the cultural studies emphasis prepares students for professional work in cross-cultural education, cultural/art centers, artistic expression and communication. The department of chicana and chicano studies offers a dynamic, innovative program that emphasizes an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to understanding the historical experiences and contemporary social realities of the chicana/os as the largest segment of the latino population in the united states.
The chicana/o education pipeline explores the relationships between chicana/o students, families, and communities and the various school settings that comprise the education pipeline read more aztlán: a journal of chicano studies. Independent study of a particular topic in chicana/chicano studies relating two or more disciplines, such as anthropology, art, education, history, language, music, politics, psychology, or sociology under the direction of an instructor in chicana/chicano studies. Chicana and chicano studies is an area studies field that advances a critical understanding of the chicana/o and latina/o experience in the united states courses reflect a multidisciplinary approach to the understanding of chicana/o and latina/o histories, politics, culture, language and education.