Why MEChA Burned Out After 50 Years

Recently, the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán – better known as MEChA – made waves after local chapters of the group decided to drop the words “Chicanx” and “Aztlán” from their name. Given all the contentious debates going on online, Remezcla wanted to give people familiar with the organization, its mission,… Continue reading »


U.S. COLOMBIANIDADES AND THE FUTURE OF LATINX STUDIES* October 20–22, 2017 Oakley Center Williams College Williamstown, MA 01267   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 Coffee and Pastries: 9:00–9:30 AM Welcome: 9:30–10:00 AM Panel 1 | 10:00–11:30 AM | Mapping Colombianx Spaces across the Americas Moderator: Diane Garbow… Continue reading »

Exhibition | Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), is pleased to host Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., organized by ONE National Gay & Lesbian archives at the USC Libraries as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. The exhibition will be shown in two West Hollywood spaces, MOCA Pacific… Continue reading »

Fellowship in Afro-Latinidades in the United States

The Program in Latina and Latino Studies at Williams College invites applications for a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship or a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Afro-Latina/o/x Studies beginning in the fall semester of 2018. The program seeks a scholar of Afro-Latinidades in the United States whose research and teaching embraces and advances… Continue reading »

US Colombianidades and the Future of Latinx Studies

  In October 2017, the US Colombianx Editorial Collective will assemble a two-day symposium at Williams College to share work and stimulate an interdisciplinary conversation on Colombianxs in the United States. Accepted conference papers will be circulated prior to the October meeting so that participants may offer feedback… Continue reading »

SoCA Heritage Week | The Caribbean Woman and Her Voice

Thursday, April 27th (Tonight) | 8:00 PM | Main Stage, ‘62 Center for Theater & Dance One Drop of Love by Fanshen Cox Students of Caribbean Ancestry (SoCA) is excited to invite Jamaican-American Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, an award-winning playwright, actor, and educator to Williams. She will perform her… Continue reading »

An interactive public talk by Antonio Martorell

Tuesday, April 25 | 4:15 PM | directing studio (G83)’62 Center Antonio Martorell, painter, graphic artist, writer and radio, television personality, and artist resident of the University Of Puerto Rico-Cayey University, will give a public talk/performance on Puerto Ricans and Aging. Martorell will give a presentation about some… Continue reading »