What is the legacy of Spanish colonialism in the Americas and how does it still affect Latin America and Latinos in the United States today?
This question is raised in the upcoming PBS documentary When Worlds Collide: The… more>
Maria Elena Martinez's book, Genealogical Fictions: Limpieza de Sangre, Religion, and Gender in Colonial Mexico (Stanford University Press, 2008), the first in-depth study of the purity of blood concept and repercussions, has… more>
Abraham Lowenthal, holder of the Robert F. Erburu Chair in Ethics, Globalization and Development in USC College, was recently named a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s foremost … more>
As a child, Macarena Gómez-Barris fled Chile for Northern California with her family, exiles escaping the brutal rule of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte.
Now, as a faculty member in USC College, Gómez-Barris is plumbing… more>