La Raza SCC Faculty Talks Presents

Prof. Jimmy Patiño, Chicano and Latino Studies
"The first time I met César Chávez, I got in an argument with him": Chicano Movement Activists Debate Immigration, 1970-1972"

Friday, April 18th @ Noon in Coffman Room 211

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Next week: Prof. Bianet Castellanos (April 25th, @ 11am)


The 3rd annual art fundraiser for El Colegio High School and the University of Minnesota's Chicano and Latino Studies Department raised more than $3,100 for scholarships for their students. The event included music, food, an art auction, and pre-priced art work.

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Department Spring Gathering

Everyone is welcome to the Chicano & Latino Studies Spring Gathering. Come learn about our Summer & Fall courses, our major & minor, & community outreach opportunities; and meet faculty and staff. Lunch will be provided!

Friday, April 4th, 12-1:30pm, in Scott Hall, Commons Room 105

Department Spring Gathering

Everyone is welcome to the Chicano and Latino Studies Spring Gathering. Come learn about our Summer & Fall courses, our major and minor, as well as community outreach opportunities. Our faculty and staff will be there with sample syllabi, books, and to answer any questions you have about the major and minor or our courses. Lunch will be provided!

Friday, April 4th, 12-1:30pm, in Scott Hall, Commons Room 105.
(After you come up the main entrance go in the main foyer and take a right.)

Mira Mi Corazon Art Fundraiser A Success

The 3rd annual art fundraiser for El Colegio High School and UMN's Chicano & Latino Studies Department raised more than $3,100 for their student scholarship programs. The lively and celebratory event included music, food, an art auction, and pre-priced art work.

Former Chair Manuel Guererro's Funeral

The Department of Chicano & Latino Studies sadly announces the passing of former Chair Manuel Guerrero. His funeral will be this Friday, January 10th at 6pm with a visitation from 3-6pm. Please click the following link for his obituary and more details on his visitation and funeral.

Spring 2014 Courses

Why Chicano and Latino Studies Matters


Jimmy Patiño, Assistant Professor, Department of Chicano & Latino Studies shares his views on the importance of Chicano & Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota.


Chicano & Latino Studies Fall Gathering

Come and meet our faculty and staff, as you learn about our Spring courses, over a free lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 6th, Noon-1:30 in Scott Hall Room #105.

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