About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Monthly Archives: April 2009
And cheaper too! This is as good a demonstration of critical analysis (and sarcastic humor) as I have ever seen.
I delivered this address in 2007, to celebrate the impending senior year of a very special high school student, as well as the college graduation of students I had known since their first year. I offer it now in … Continue reading
But, oh, how I wish he weren’t. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the passing of one of the greatest talents in all of rhythm & blues and soul. Marvin Gaye died on April 1, 1984, shot dead by his … Continue reading
A story by Josh Meyer and Anna Gorman titled “Homeland Security shifts focus to employers” appeared in the Los Angeles Times. The story reads, in part: Stepping into the political minefield of immigration reform, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano soon … Continue reading