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Accomplishments by José M. Alamillo

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Counterpunch: Boxing and Race in the American West." Panel discussion at Pacific Coast Branch-American Historical Association Conference. Waikoloa, Hawaii, Aug 4, 2016.

Publications:

  • Mexican American Baseball in Ventura County. with R. Santillan, A. Bermudez, and J. Canchola-Ventura. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2016.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: When Mexicans Could Play Ball: Basketball, Race, and Identity in San Antonio. "When Mexicans Could Play Ball: Basketball, Race, and Identity in San Antonio." Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies. 41: 1 (May 2016), 299-304.
  • Review of: Mexicans in the Making of America. "Mexicans in the Making of America." Western Historical Quarterly. 46: 5 (May 2016), 333-344.

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A League of Their Own: Mexican American Women in Baseball and Softball and the Struggle for Gender Equality." Exhibited at Broome Library Exhibition Hall. CSU Channel Islands. Curated by Jose M. Alamillo. Mar 2, 2015 - Apr 4, 2015. (http://www.vcstar.com/ugc/yournews/local-latina-women-baseball-teams-around-wwii-go-up-to-bat-at-ci-along-with-an-original-league-of-their-own-player-now-92_146833)

Publications:

  • "Engaging Latino(a) Communities in National Park Programs: Building Trust and Providing Opportunities for Voice." with D. Rodriguez and T. Clarke. Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. Vol. 4 No. 1 May 2015. 136-148. (http://www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/emsd/article/view/7109)
  • When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Cinco de Mayo. 11. 4. Los Angeles: Zocalo Public Square, 2015. (http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2015/05/05/when-life-hands-you-lemons-make-cinco-de-mayo/chronicles/who-we-were/)
  • "”Bad Boy” of Tennis: Richard ‘Pancho’ Gonzalez, Racialized Masculinity and the Print Media in Postwar America." More Than Just Peloteros: Sport and US Latino Communities. Edited by J. Iber. 1. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 2014. 121-149.

2015

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Béisbol: From the Barrios to the Big Leagues." with A. Bermúdez. Exhibited at Museum of Ventura County. Ventura, CA. Curated by José M. Alamillo and Anna Rios Bermúdez. Sep 12, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014.

Publications:

  • "Latino/as and Corporate Mestizaje." with C. Lugo-Lugo. Mujeres Talk. March 2015. n/a. (http://library.osu.edu/blogs/mujerestalk/)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "“Quiere Ser Mi Vecino? (Do you want to be my neighbor) Parks and the Evolution of Historic Latino Neighborhoods." with R. Villa. Panel discussion at Folding Back the Layers of California’s Latino/a History: The Stories Beneath the Stories,. Los Angeles, Oct 3, 2013. (http://www.calparks.org/programs/celebrating/hiddenstories/fblprogram-5f-low-rez.pdf)
  • "Ways of Playing, Ways of Knowing: The Role of Sports in Creating Communities, Networks and Identities." Panel discussion at Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of American Historical Association. Denver, CO, Aug 9, 2013.
  • "Buena Vecindad y Deportividad: The Good Neighbor Policy, Sports Diplomacy, and Competing National Identities, 1933-1945." Paper delivered at American Studies Association Annual Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov 16, 2012.

Publications:

  • "Beyond the Latino Sports Hero: The Role of Sports in Creating Communities, Networks, and Identities." American Latinos and the Making of the United States: A Theme Study. Edited by N. National Park Service. Washington D.C.: National Park Service, 2013. 161-183.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition. Journal of American History. 100: 2 (September 2013), 528-529.
  • Review of: The Struggle in Black and Brown: African Americans and Mexican American Relations during the Civil Rights Era. Pacific Historical Review. 82: 2 (May 1, 2013), 306-307.
  • Review of: Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego. Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies. 38: 2 (May 2013), 275-279.

2013

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Braceros, Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico. Pacific Historical Review. 81: 3 (Aug 1, 2012), 492-493.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Ventura County's Working Poor." Panel discussion at The 100% Summit: A Tale of Two Counties ~ Bridging the Widening Gaps in Ventura County. Camarillo, CA, Jan 27, 2012. (http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/jan/21/thomas-to-bring-about-change-we-must-all-work/)
  • "The United Farm Workers and the American Public." with A. Chavez and M. Garcia. Panel discussion at Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers: A Symposium on the New Scholarship that is Transforming our Understanding of the Movement. U.C. Santa Barbara, Oct 14, 2011.

Other Activities:

  • Racism and U.S. Immmigration Laws. Presentation for "Immigration As a Moral Issue" Group. Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Newbury Park, CA. Feb 23, 2012.
  • Dia De Los Muertos. Day of the Dead Event. Residential Life at CSU Channel Islands. Nov 2, 2011.
  • Review of: A Dolores Huerta Reader. "A Dolores Huerta Reader. By Mario T. Garcia." New Mexico Historical Review. 86: 3 (Jun 1, 2011), 412-414.

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Bracero Exhibition and Oxnard History." Presented to Annual Informational Farmworker Fair. Oxnard, CA. Jul 24, 2011.
  • "Braceros in Southern California's Citrus Industry." Presented to From the Ground Up: Agriculture and the Environment in History Speaker Series. CSU Pomona. May 12, 2011.
  • "Identity Formations: Becoming Mexican American through Sport and Leisure." Presented to Chicano Studies 1C Class. U.C. Santa Barbara. Apr 28, 2011.
  • "Bracero Oral History Project at CSU Channel Islands." with M. Salas, E. Jimenez, and T. Tolteca. Roundtable discussion at Southwest Oral History Association Conference. Los Angeles, CA. Apr 2, 2011.
  • "The Bracero Oral History Project: Linking Bracero History, Immigration Reform and Social Justice Issues." with J. Tlaxcuapan, L. Tlaxcuapan, J. Romero, and R. Richman. Roundtable discussion at National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference. Pasadena, CA. Apr 2, 2011.
  • "The Braceros of Ventura County." Presented to Ventura Museum. Ventura, CA. Mar 26, 2011.
  • "The Harvest of Loneliness Documentary." Presented to Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Newbury Park, CA. Mar 18, 2011.
  • "Integrating Sport and Leisure in Chicano Historiography." Presented to Chicano Studies Graduate Seminar. U.C. Santa Barbara. Nov 3, 2010.
  • "The Braceros of Ventura County." Presented to Center for Equality and Justice. California Lutheran University. Oct 13, 2010.
  • "The Braceros of Ventura County." Presented to Oxnard College Lecture Series. Oxnard, CA. Sep 29, 2010.
  • "Bracero Exhibition at CSU Channel Islands." Presented to Farmworker Dedication Ceremony. Santa Paula, CA. Aug 15, 2010.
  • "Harvest of Loneliness: the Bracero Program: a Documentary Film." Roundtable discussion at Pacific Coast Branch-American Historical Association. Santa Clara University, CA. Aug 13, 2010.
  • "Towards the Transnational: Integrating Mexican Nationals and Chicanas/os as Equal Actors in California's Labor Struggles, 1970-1987." Panel discussion at Labor and Immigration: Past & Present Conference, 26th Annual Conference of the Southwest Labor Studies Association. UC Santa Cruz, May 7, 2010.
  • "Ventura County's Undocumented Students Pursuing the American Dream." Paper delivered at Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands, Apr 24, 2010.
  • "The Bracero Oral History Project at CSU Channel Islands." Paper delivered at Conference for Social Justice in Education. CSU Channel Islands, Apr 24, 2010.
  • "The Bracero Oral History Project at CSU Channel Islands." Paper delivered at 4th CSU Conference on Community Based Research. CSU Los Angeles, Mar 10, 2010.

Publications:

  • Latinos in U.S. Sport: A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance. with J. Iber, R. Samuel, and A. De Leon. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011. (http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/latinos-in-us-sport-ebook)

2010

Publications:

  • "Playing Across Borders: Transnational Sports and Identities in Southern California and Mexico, 1930-1945." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 79 No. 3 Summer 2010. 360-392. (www.josealamillo.com/playingacrossborders.pdf)
  • "Baseball." Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, 1750 to the Present. Edited by P. Stearns. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. 359-363.
  • "Peloteros in Paradise: Mexican American Baseball and Oppositional Politics in Southern California, 1930-1950." Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 34 No. 2 Summer 2003. 191-211.

2009

Publications:

  • "Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, Race, and the Print Media in Postwar Tennis America." International Journal of the History of Sports. Vol. 26 No. 7 June Jan 1, 2009. 947-965.
  • "Cinco de Mayo Inc.: Reinterpreting Latino Culture into a Commercial Holiday." Sudies in Symbolic Interaction. Vol. 33 No. 1 2009. 217-238.

2008

Publications:

  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo. with C. Otto. 1st. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 2008.
  • "Peloteros in Paradise: Mexican American Baseball and Oppositional Politics in Southern California." Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life. J. Iber. Edited by S. Regalado. 1st. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2007. 50-72.
  • Making Lemonade out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town. 1st. Urbana, Ill: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

2007

Publications:

  • Bibiliographic Essay on U.S. Latino/a History. (2007) National Park Service: Research and Education Re. No.1. National Park Service. (http://www.nps.gov/history/history/resedu/index.htm)

2005

Publications:

  • "Our Culture is Not For Sale: Contesting the Commercialization of Cinco de Mayo in the United States." Racial Crossroads: A Reader in Comparative Ethnic Studies. Edited by Y. Niemman Flores. 1. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co., 2005. 341-348.

2004

Publications:

  • "Parading Ethnic Identities." Journal of American Ethnic History. Vol. 23 No. 3 Spring 2004. 102-105.

2003

Publications:

  • "More Than a Fiesta: Ethnic Identity, Cultural Politics, and Cinco de Mayo Festivals in Corona, California, 1930-1950." Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies. Vol. 28 No. 2 Fall 2003. 57-85.