The Program in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies offers a systematic and interdisciplinary analysis of Mexican-and Latin-American-origin people, cultures, and collectivities within the United States.
The interdisciplinary Program is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge base and the intellectual tools to understand the unity and diversity of U.S. Latina/o populations.
Mayor Paul Soglin has signed a proclamation designating this Saturday, April 28, as Chican@ Latin@ Studies Day in the city of Madison. It is the 35th anniversary of the program. Sylvia Garcia, administrator of the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program (CLSP), and associate director Petra Guerra approached Madison Common Council alderperson Shiva Bidar-Sielaff to introduce [...]
A group of 50 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will take on a new role Wednesday, Oct. 19, leading small groups of Middleton high school students through discussions about this year’s Go Big Read selection, “Enrique’s Journey.” Go Big Read is a common-reading program at UW–Madison that is designed to engage students, faculty, staff and the community in a shared, academically focused reading experience. It is now in its third year.
Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program Director, Dr. Sandy Magaña, was one of six winners of the 2009-2010 Women of Color awards.
Carlos Torres, who graduated in May with a degree in Psychology, was recently featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Once struggling to learn English, student now heads to Harvard Med …
Assistant Professor Mary Beltrán received the Institute for Research in the Humanities Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Faculty Fellowship Award for 2009-2010…
Chican@ & Latin@ Studies certificate student, Nobel Perez, received the Regent Jesus Salas Academic Activist Award for 2009.