Category: Latina/o Studies

The racial injustices of mass deportation

—Tanya Maria Golash-Boza [This article was originally published on CounterPunch.]  Comprehensive immigration reform, it seems, is no longer on the political agenda. It is incumbent upon us (by us I… READ MORE

Ayahuasca and the spiritual natives

—Brett Hendrickson  What do Lindsay Lohan, Sting, and hundreds of Brooklyn hipsters have in common besides their glowing personalities? They all sing the praises of ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic and psychedelic… READ MORE

Book giveaway: Open Veins of Latin America

Since its publication in 1971, Open Veins of Latin America has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has sold more than a million copies. Written by Uruguayan journalist Eduardo… READ MORE

Words do matter in the immigration debate

—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight”… READ MORE

In memoriam: Hugo Chávez

—Michael D. Yates The death of Hugo Chávez saddens those struggling for a better world. He was a great champion of the impoverished workers and peasants of both Venezuela and… READ MORE

Announcing our Spring 2013 Catalog…

NYU Press Spring 2013 Catalog is now online, featuring an exciting range of new books in history, media studies, law, and more! Highlights include: TWO PRESIDENTS ARE BETTER THAN ONE: Making… READ MORE