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Decolonizing Joteria through Films

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

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A showcase of original short films produced by Xamuel Banales that examine the ways in which members of the emerging Joteria movement of the US Southwest challenge Euro-imperial hierarchies of race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality. Read more

Guest Lecture: Xanath Caraza

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

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 Xánath Caraza is an Award Winning Finalist in the 'Fiction: Multicultural' category of the 2013 International Book Awards. Her book, Conjuro, was awarded second place in the ‘Best Poetry Book in Spanish’ category and received honorable mention in the ‘Best First Book in Spanish, Mariposa Award’  Read more

Jewish Music: The Soul of a People

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

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Hazzan (Cantor) Mike Stein will present an overview of the history and development of Jewish music by playing the guitar, violin, oud and shofar. Read more

Ann Taves: Angels, Aliens and Apparitions of the Dead

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

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The presence of non-ordinary entities plays a central role in religious traditions. In this talk, Taves discusses how historians can tease apart the stories of angels and apparitions to try to understand the process that people went through as they struggled to understand what was happening and considers how groups, including those that eventually become new religions, stabilize interpretations of these ambiguous events. Read more

Screening: When Will the Punishment End?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

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Directed by Chicana/o studies and Gender and Women’s studies professor Dr. Marta Lopez-Garza, When Will the Punishment End? tells the story of formerly imprisoned women after they have left jail and their fight to regain their lives. A Civil Discourse and Social Change Event. Read more

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CHS Benefit Concert

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

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Celebrating 45 Years of Traditional Mexican Music, Song, and Dance in the Department of Chicana/o Studies: An evening of Vibrant Sones Jarochos, Sones de Mariachi, Huapangos, Boleros, Corridos and Rancheras. Read more