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.
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Monthly Archives: May 2010
In the end, it was about what it was always about: human relationships.
I love baseball. One of the things I love the most about it is that it has such a long regular season. 162 games. Almost 6 full months. Growing up, one the most anticipated times of year for me was … Continue reading
It has occurred to me that this past Sunday was another strange pop cultural event in the world. Ronnie James Dio died on May 16, 2010, on the exact 20 year anniversary of the passing of Sammy Davis Jr. On … Continue reading
On Sunday, May 16, 2010, Pomona College will celebrate the One Hundred and Seventeenth Commencement ceremony in the College’s history as we graduate the Class of 2010. This year’s commencement speaker will be Janet Napolitano, head of the Department of … Continue reading
One of my favorites of all-time: Miss Lena Horne (1971-2010).
What, indeed, is the relation between the things we can’t remember and the things we can’t forget? The question has been nagging me in the past three days as I began to read the flurry of news reports relating to … Continue reading
Not a blues in the traditional musical sense of the term, but emotionally…all the way. The amazingly spectacular Nina Simone in a 1964 live recording. Dedicated to the great state of Arizona.