Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

CMAS Student Research Plática: ToniAnn Treviño, Ismael Cuevas and Jaime Puente

Wed, April 24, 2013 | Meeting Room 1.106, Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Three students, one in the Honors Program in Mexican American Studies and two in the Master of Arts degree program in Mexican American Studies, will present from their respective research projects.

Never Go Against the Family": Narco Cinema, Patriarchy, and Scale

This presentation, based on an Honors thesis by ToniAnn Treviño, will discuss "Narco Cinema" as an emerging film genre, specifically the portrayals of traditional and queer Narco families.

Understanding the Assimilation of Undocumented Students through a Latino Critical Race Theory Framework

This presentation, based on a Master's thesis by Ismael Cuevas, will analyze different assimilation theories, in particular Latino Critical Race Theory, to further understand the incorporation of undocumented students into the American mainstream.

Juarez-Lincoln University: Alternative Education and the Chicana/o Movement, 1970 - 1983

This presentation, based on a Master's thesis by Jaime Puente, will discuss the history of the Juarez-Lincoln University and its role as the knowledge producing arm of the Chicana/o Movement in Texas.


Sponsored by: Center for Mexican American Studies

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