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Anna Ochoa O’Leary Named Mexican American Studies Department Head
Anna Ochoa O'Leary has been named the new department head of the University of Arizona's Department of Mexican American Studies. O'Leary, an associate professor in the department, steps up after... Read More
2015 Consuelo Aguilar Run/Walk
Event at UA Will Support Scholarship Fund, Promote Health Awareness April 18th  Run / Walk to Commemorate Life and Work of Consuelo I. Aguilar   On Saturday, April 18th, a Run /Walk will take place... Read More
In Loving Memory of Dr. Richard Ruiz
It is with the deepest regret that the Department of Mexican American Studies would like to inform the community that our beloved Department Head, Dr. Richard Ruiz passed away Friday, February 6th,... Read More
Fragmented Landscapes in Chicana and Chicano Studies: Deliberation, Innovation or Extinction?
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Join us in previewing graduate work to be presented at • NACCS Conference 2014 • Salt Lake City, UT • Fragmented Landscapes in Chicana and... Read More
Consuelo Aguilar Walk/Run
Pre-Registration deadline has been extended to April 2nd until 5:00pm.  Please pre-register to assure your right T-shirt size and support Consuelo Aguilar's Scholarship!   Event at UA Will Support... Read More
Traditional Healing and Spirituality in the 21st Century
Dr. Patrisia Gonzales will present on the "Traditional Healing and Spirituality in the 21st Century" panel at the Humanities, Medicine and Wellness Conference on 2/27 at 3:30-5 p.m. in the UA Student... Read More
Puentes Consortium Award
Anna Ochoa O’Leary, Assistant Professor in Mexican American Studies is lead author of a paper selected for an award from the Puentes Consortium.  Made up of 5 universities from Mexico and the United... Read More
Unchartered Terrains: New Directions in Border Research Method and Ethics
Unchartered Terrains: New Directions in Border Research Method and Ethics., edited by Prof. Anna Ochoa O’Leary, Colin Deeds and Scott Whiteford, was published in October 2013. This book explores how... Read More
Prof. Patrisia Gonzales is author of new book on Indigenous Medicine
The University of Arizona Press has just published Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing by Patrisia Gonzales of the MAS faculty. From the UA Press notice: "Patrisia... Read More
Prof Lydia Otero's book, La Calle, wins Southwest Book Award
La Calle: Spatial Conflicts and Urban Renewal in a Southwest City, written by Prof Lydia Otero, a University of Arizona associate... Read More

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