Thursday, January 27, 2011

2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award

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Announcing the 2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award Recipient
by Aztlan Libre Press

The winning entry and recipient for the 2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award is Dr. David Montejano who is Professor at the University of California, Berkley. The 2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award is given in recognition for his superb original history, Quixote’s Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010). On behalf of the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco and its NACCS-Tejas Book Award Committee we congratulate Dr. Montejano for his excellent scholarship in furthering our knowledge and interpretation of the Texas Mexican community’s experience.

Presentation of the 2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award will occur at the annual NACCS-
Tejas Regional Conference at South Texas College, February 24-26, 2011. The formal award presentation will be made on Friday, February 25, 2011, at the scheduled 12 noon luncheon in the Cafeteria, Building H, South Texas College.

For additional information regarding the conference, please review the materials at:

Contact: Dr. Lorenzo García
Chair, 2011 NACCS-Tejas Book Award Committee
Department of Dance & Theatre, University of North Texas
Tel. 940.565.2446