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Professor José Zapata Calderón Recognized as a Community Leader and Scholar

José Z. CalderónLos Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has named Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón a Hispanic Heritage Month honoree. Solis, who represents the First District on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, posted a series of profiles on Facebook honoring First District leaders during Hispanic Heritage Month. Calderon is a Pitzer professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies.
October 15, 2021

Professor José Z. Calderón Co-authors Paper on Intersectional Solidarity

José Z. CalderónPitzer Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies José Z. Calderón recently co-authored an article that explores how movements predominately focused on one issue can coalesce across causes. The article, “Intersectional Organizing and Educational Justice Movements: Strategies for Cross-Movement Solidarities,” appeared in a special spring 2021 issue of The Assembly: A Journal for Public Scholarship on Education, published by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s School of Education.
June 17, 2021
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Pitzer Professor José Z. Calderón’s New Anthology Shares Lessons from an Activist Intellectual

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor Emeritus José Z. Calderón’s book Lessons from an Activist Intellectual: Teaching, Research, and Organizing for Social Change is an anthology of articles that tackle a range of societal issues and show how Professor Calderón has pursued social justice as a professor, researcher and community organizer. A professor of [Read More...]
April 26, 2016
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Pitzer College Professor to Speak in Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Initiative

Claremont, Calif. (February 4, 2011) — Pitzer College Professor Jose Calderon will join Global Perspective Institute, Inc.’s (GPI) roundtable discussion on Feb 7, 2011 in Washington DC to advise the US Department of Education and its Office of Postsecondary Education on how to increase higher education’s leadership in promoting civic learning and democratic engagement. Calderon [Read More...]
February 4, 2011
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Professor Jose Zapata Calderón to Speak at Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 23, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón will speak on “Remembering the Legacy of César Chavez: Combining Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy and Community-Based Service Learning/Research for Social Change” at Clark Atlanta University’s Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Virtual Conference. Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Time: 12 noon – 2 p.m. [Read More...]
March 23, 2009