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13
Jul

Latinx Studies Now

The Latina/o Studies Association conference is occurring in Washington, D.C. this week until July 15th. Attendees hope to foster dialogue, build community, and highlight the activism needed to address and combat the racism, …

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15
Jun

Recommending Reading for the World Cup

Are you ready for this year’s World Cup? Kick off this year’s festivities with the following recommended UC Press titles on the history and sociology of football (or soccer, for us Americans). …

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25
May

Women’s Place in the Andes . . . and in the World

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Florence Babb, author of Women’s Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist …

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24
May

In Brazil, Plastic Surgery is About Power, Not Culture

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Alvaro Jarrín, author of The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital …

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