Collection Number: 40489

Collection Title: Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1000 items)
Abstract The Latina/o Studies Program, housed in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, was founded in fall 2004 by Dr. María DeGuzmán. The program offers classes across multiple departments focused on the study of Latina/Latino/Latinx cultures. The program sponsors the UNC Latina/o Culture Speakers Series, which began in 1999. Since spring 2013, the program has also included the UNC Teatro Latina/o Series. Records consist of clippings related to the Latina/o Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, informational and promotional materials, a list of speakers hosted by the program, records related to the Latino Alumni Reunion, a report on Hispanic Heritage Month, materials related to the proposal of a Latina/o Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, and ephemera. Materials on the Carolina Latina/o Collaborative and digital materials on the Latina/o Studies Program are from the files of John Ribó, former Latina/o Studies program assistant. Also included is a transcript of an interview conducted by student Gladys Sanchez with program director María DeGuzmán in 2017.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Latina/o Studies Program.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40489, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred by María DeGuzmán in June 2012 (RT 20120614.1), May 2018 (RT 20180501.1), and December 2018 (RT 20181212.7) and by Gladys Sanchez, May 2018 (RT 20180531.1) and December 2018 (RT 20181212.8).
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The Latina/o Studies Program, housed in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, was founded in fall 2004 by Dr. María DeGuzmán. The program offers classes across multiple departments focused on the study of Latina/Latino/Latinx cultures. The program sponsors the UNC Latina/o Culture Speakers Series, which began in 1999. Since spring 2013, the program has also included the UNC Teatro Latina/o Series.

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Records consist of clippings related to the Latina/o Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, informational and promotional materials, a list of speakers hosted by the program, records related to the Latino Alumni Reunion, a report on Hispanic Heritage Month, materials related to the proposal of a Latina/o Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, and ephemera. Materials on the Carolina Latina/o Collaborative and digital materials on the Latina/o Studies Program are from the files of John Ribó, former Latina/o Studies program assistant. Also included is a transcript of an interview conducted by student Gladys Sanchez with program director María DeGuzmán in 2017.

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Digital Folder DF-40489/1

Carolina Latina/o Collaborative, 2009-2011 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" DF-40489/1

Box 1

Carolina Latina/o Collaborative: Culture Speaker Series event flyers, 1999-2011 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

RT 20120614.1.

Clippings and publications, 2000-2018 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

Event flyers, 2000-2018 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

Digital Folder DF-40489/2

Latina/o Studies Program Flyers #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" DF-40489/2

Digital Folder DF-40489/3

Latina/o Studies Program Logos #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" DF-40489/3

Digital Folder DF-40489/4

UNC Latina/o Studies Conference Ad #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" DF-40489/4

Box 1

Program information and promotional materials, speakers list, 2015 and undated #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

Digital Folder DF-40489/5

Interview with Dr. María DeGuzmán, 2017 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" DF-40489/5

Box 1

Latino Alumni Reunion, 2009-2010 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

Celebrating Comunidad: a Report on Hispanic Heritage Month at UNC Chapel Hill, 2010 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

Proposal for a Carolina Latina/o Center and related correspondence, 2013-2014 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

LatinX: Literature, Aesthetics, Practices, 2018 #40489, Series: "Latina/o Studies Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1999-2018" Box 1

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jennifer Coggins, May 2018

Encoded by: Laura Smith, June 2018

Updated because of addition by Jennifer Coggins and Laura Smith, January 2019

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