Since 1970, the mission of the Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) has been to serve Texas and the nation as a leader in the intellectual development of Mexican American studies. The establishment of CMAS represents an institutional recognition of the importance of the Mexican American people in the history of the United States.
CMAS accomplishes its mission by offering an undergraduate degree program, a master’s degree program, and a graduate portfolio program for masters and doctoral students. In addition, CMAS engages in community outreach efforts throughout the academic year that include hosting various lecture series, organizing an extensive public programming calendar, and fostering a variety of community and research partnerships.
The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) will host the Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellows Plática on March 27, 2014.
The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) will host the 2014 Jovita González Memorial Lectures in the Arts and Humanities on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) will host pláticas for five students in the Graduate Portfolio Program in Mexican American Studies in the spring semester 2014.