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Finding Aid for the Norma Cantu MALCS Papers 2003-2004
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Norma Cantu MALCS Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 2003-2004
    Collection number: 43
    Creator: Cantu, Norma
    Extent: 1 linear foot
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Printed material relating to the Mujeres Activas en Letras Y Cambio Social' Summer Institute and Conference

    n.b. Accents have been removed to facilitate the use of most web browsers.

    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu
    Physical location: As of August 2006, collection is stored at the Chicano Studies Archive, 180 Haines Hall, UCLA. In the future this collection will be stored off site at UCLA's Southern Regional Library Facility.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English


    Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu or the librarian at yretter@chicano.ucla.edu

    Publication Rights

    For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Norma Cantu MALCS Papers, 43, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection is part of the growing MALCS collection.


    Norma E. Cantú currently serves as Professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska,Lincoln. She is the editor of a book series, Rio Grande/Rio Bravo: Borderlands Culture and Tradition, at Texas A&M University Press and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Author of the award-winning Canícula Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, and co-editor of Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change, she has just finished a novel, Cabañuelas. She is currently working on another novel tentatively titled Champú, or Hair Matters. She is also working on an ethnography, forthcoming from the Texas A&M University Press, a study of the Matachines de la Santa Cruz, a religious dance tradition in Laredo. Her areas of Specialization are Literary Criticism, Folklore, Women's Studies, Border Studies, Chicano Literature, 20th Century American Literature.

    Scope and Content

    Printed material relating to the Mujeres Activas en Letras Y Cambio Social' Summer Institute and Conference.

    Related Material

    MALCS I and II

    CFLA I, II and II.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Latina / Chicana higher education
    Norma Cantu
    Summer Institute
    Women's rights