Category: Latina/o Studies

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

Reflections on NYU Press book banned in Arizona

—Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic The rapid growth of populations of color, especially relatively young groups like Latinos, has created a number of conflicts over schools and schooling. In Arizona,… READ MORE

Celebrate Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week kicked off yesterday, marking 30 years of “celebrating the freedom to read.” The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association (ALA) will be commemorating the 30th anniversary with their “50 State… READ MORE

Beyond El Barrio: A student’s response

Alyshia Gálvez, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, wrote to us recently to share a fascinating essay written by one of her students during her… READ MORE