Guadalupe Maravilla makes multimedia art to grapple with his “traumatic experiences” as a unaccompanied child and undocumented migrant.
Catherine S. Ramírez
Catherine S. Ramírez, chair of the Latin American and Latino studies department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is a scholar of Mexican American history; race, migration, and citizenship; Latinx literature and visual culture; comparative ethnic studies; gender studies; and speculative fiction. She is the author of Assimilation: An Alternative History (University of California Press, 2020) and The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Memory (Duke University Press, 2009) and a coeditor of Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship (Rutgers University Press, 2021).
From “Crisis” to Futurity
Introducing a new series to push forward our thinking and action about immigration and borders.
What Does Assimilation Mean?
When Samuel P. Huntington first published “The Hispanic Challenge,” in Foreign Policy in 2004, I was an assistant professor of American studies ...