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Chicanx Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Chicanx/Latinx History Month with us!

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 and recognizes the contributions of Latinos to U.S. culture.

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Berry, T.R., Rodríguez, M., and Kalinec-Craig, C.A. (2019). Latinx curriculum theorizing. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

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Berríos-Miranda, M., Berríos-Maranda, A., Dudley, S., Habell-Pallán, M. (2018). American sabor: Latinos y Latinas en la música popular estadounidense = Latinos and Latinas in US popular music. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Comas-Díaz, L., & Vazquez, C. I. (Eds.). (2018). Latina psychologists: Thriving in the cultural borderlands. New York, NY : Routledge.

Contreras, E.A. (2019). Latinos and the liberal city: Politics and protest in San Francisco. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press

Espinoza, D., Cotera, M.E., and Blackwell, M. (2018). Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era. First ed. Austin, TX : University of Texas Press

Martinez-Cruz, P. (2019). Food Fight!: Millennial Mestizaje Meets the Culinary Marketplace. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

Sánchez, E. (2017). I am not your perfect Mexican daughter. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books.

Ybarra, Patricia A. (2018). Latinx theater in the times of neoliberalism. Performance Works. Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press

Are you interested in learning more about the 'X' in Chicanx/Latinx?

Here are some readings:

Contreras, R., 2017. The X factor: The struggle to get Latinos in US news stories amid a Latinx push and a changing journalism landscape. Cultural dynamics, 29(3), pp.177-185.

Guidotti-Hernández, N.M., 2017. Affective communities and millennial desires: Latinx, or why my computer won’t recognize Latina/o. Cultural dynamics, 29(3), pp.141-159.

Rodríguez, R. (2017). X marks the spot. Cultural Dynamics, 29(3), 202-213.

Vidal-Ortiz, S. and Martínez, J. (2018). Latinx thoughts: Latinidad with an X. Latino Studies, 16(3), pp.384-395.