BEYOND CHICANISMO ORAL HISTORY PROJECT PRESENTS:
Re-Mexicanization of Aztlán
the Future of the Movimiento!
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PROFESSOR ARMANDO NAVARRO TO SPEAK AT AURARIA
WHAT: A discussion on the
Re-Mexicanization of Aztlán & the Future of the
WHERE: AURARIA CAMPUS, TIVOLI
& TIME: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006. 11:30 A.M.
This event is FREE and open
to the public.
Sponsored by: The MSCD
Department of Chicana/o Studies, Conscious Journey and
Los Herederos of Change
Armando Navarro is a Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University
of California, Riverside. He received his A.A. degree in political
science from Chaffey College in 1968; B.A. in political science
from Claremont McKenna College in 1970; and his Ph.D. in political
science from the University of California, Riverside. His
areas of teaching specialization include Mexicano/Latino politics,
social movements, American politics, and contemporary issues.
Professor Navarro is the author of several books and articles.
His books include Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde
of the Chicano Movement in Texas, published by the University
of Texas Press (1995); The Cristal Experiment: A Chicano Struggle
for Community Control, published by the University of Wisconsin
Press (1998); La Raza Unida Party: A Chicano Challenge to
the U.S. Two-Party Dictatorship, published by Temple University
Press (2000); and The Mexicano Political Experience in Occupied
Aztlán: Struggles and Change, published by Alta Mira
Professor Navarro is concurrently working on two books: The
U.S./Mexico Border Crisis: Militarization, Nativism, and the
Militia Insurgency; and What Needs To Be Done? The Building
of a New Movement. The former is scheduled for completion
by the summer of 2006 and the latter in 2007. He also has
authored numerous articles, monographs, and reports on Chicano/Latino
politics, redistricting, community organizing, immigration,
and the Los Angeles Eruption (riots) of 1992.
Professor Navarro is the founder and former Director of the
Ernesto Galarza Applied Research Center at the University
of California, Riverside. He brings to academia some “thirty
seven” years of activism and professional experience
in community organizing, politics, and advocacy in dealing
with a myriad of local, state, national, and international
human rights and social justice issues that particularly affect
Mexicanos and Latinos in the United States. Internationally,
he has led and facilitated numerous delegations to Latin America,
specifically Mexico, Cuba, and Central America.
As a result of his scholarship and activism, Professor Navarro
has gained widespread visibility and recognition both domestically
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