Category: Latina/o Studies

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

Why “deferred action” isn’t enough

—Michael A. Olivas Tens of thousands of undocumented students are making their way through college without federal financial support and with little state financial aid available—only to find that they… READ MORE