Category Archives: Academia

Happy New Year!

Today is the start of another year for me–an academic year, that is. It is an oddity and privilege but the pace of my life has been set by academic calendars for so long it’s now my default position. It’s … Continue reading

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Latino SF @ USF (3-18-14)

I’ll be visiting the University of San Francisco this Tuesday to share a from my book, Latinos at the Golden Gate. If you’re interested in learning more about the history of Latinos in the city, I hope to see you … Continue reading

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Latino SF @ SF State (3-19-14)

I’ll be giving a book talk at San Francisco State University this week! Details are on the below digital flier. If you want to learn more about the history of Latinos in San Francisco, then come on by!

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“Serving the DREAM”

Pomona College will be hosting an event on DACA (“Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”) this Friday, March 7 @ 10AM. Two representatives from USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the federal department responsible for the program) will be discussing this … Continue reading

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Boycott Response

I am proud to lend my name to this letter, a response to the response of our college’s president to the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israeli academic institutions. While I feel very passionate about academic freedom and the principles … Continue reading

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“Out of Many, Uno”

A piece I wrote was released today on the University of North Carolina Press (UNC) Blog. In “Out of Many, Uno,” I draw some connections between the history of Latinos in San Francisco–the story of my book, Latinos at the … Continue reading

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Who is a “historian”?

Chances are you’ve seen at least part of this video of author Reza Aslan being interviewed about his new book on FOX News. The substance of the “debate” in this viral video has garnered its own “viral” status in a … Continue reading

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