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Ernesto Chavez

 
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Ernesto Chavez
Professor, History - Chicano Studies

Dr. Chavez is a historian of the Mexican American past who is interested in the construction of identity and community using race, class, gender, and sexuality as categories of analysis. His current project examines these issues via the life of Mexican-born, Catholic, Gay, Actor Ramón Novarro who first gained prominence in U.S. films in the 1920s and whose career lasted until his death in 1968.

KEYWORDS

  1. Borderlands History
  2. Chicano/a History
  3. Historiography
  4. History and Theory
  5. Latino/a History
  6. Sexuality

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues