Chicano

New Mellon Research Initiative Explores Racial Capitalism

October 04, 2017
A new Mellon Research Initiative, Racial Capitalism, brings together UC Davis College of Letters and Sciences faculty and graduate students to examine the historical relationship between race and capitalism.

In Memoriam: Francisco X. Alarcon Lived His Poetry Every Day

January 21, 2016
Francisco X. Alarcón broke ground as a poet, writing in English, Spanish and the native language Nahuatl, creating poetry for children, and was an early, openly gay Chicano poet. A long-time continuing lecturer in Spanish at UC Davis, he died Jan. 15.