Chicano Studies Program

Pamphlet, "Chicano Studies - The College of Arts & Sciences" Pamphlet, "Chicano Studies - The College of Arts & Sciences"

This is a pamphlet which was printed by the College of Arts & Sciences and distributed in 1976 to promote the curriculum in the new Chicano Studies Program. Chicano Studies debuted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a minor field of study. Requirements for the minor are included in the pamphlet. Cover by Shelley Becker.
Classes include: Anthropology 250 - Indians of Latin America, English 116D and 245D - Chicano Literature, History 356 - History and Culture of the Mexican-American and Sociology 217 - Nationality and Race Relations, among others.

Note the Walt Whitman quote at the top of page one. This is a prophetic statement of our world today.

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Mexican-American Conference on Education Mexican-American Conference on Education

This is the pamphlet for the Mexican-American Conference on Education which was held May 2-4, 1973. This conference was held at the University of Nebraska and the leaders of discusion were people who were on the Presidents Advisory Committee on Mexican-American Affairs. Topics of discussion included "Mexican-American Education - Federal Funds" led by Ralph Grajeda, "Teacher Preparation at the University of Nebraska" led by Simon Orta, and "Evaluation of conference...and presentation of the recommendations to the administration of the University of Nebraska" led by Sam Franco.

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