El Noticiero de IUPLR
The Electronic Monthly Newsletter for the IUPLR network
of member centers,
associates, researchers and scholars.
Volume 6, No.3
Dec 11, 2001
Census 2000 Update
Spanish at Home
By State, County, and Place (5 years and over)
Our website has posted various Latino population numbers from the Census
2000 short form since last May. We have been limited to producing tables
on just headcounts because the long form data from Census 2000 will not
be available to users until at least June 2002, or as late as September
2001. It is the long form data that provides demographic, social, economic
and housing information for persons and families.
To provide our web
site visitors with a glimpse of what the long form data might reveal,
this month we are introducing outcomes from the Census 2000 Supplementary
Survey (C2SS). The C2SS is a Decennial Census program designed to demonstrate
the feasibility of collecting long form type information at the same time
as, but separate from, the Decennial Census. It used the questionnaire
and methods developed for the American Community Survey to collect demographic,
social, economic, and housing data from a national sample of 700,000 households.
Group quarters were not included in the sample. The C2SS was conducted
in 1,203 counties with monthly samples of about 58,000 housing units.
Like the Census 2000
long form, the C2SS collected detailed information on such things as language
usage, education, employment, income, ancestry, homeowner costs, units
in a structure, number of rooms, and plumbing facilities. Summary tabulations
by state, county, and place are available at http://www.census.gov/c2ss/www/
To give you a sample
of what you can retrieve from the Census Bureau web page, we have posted
C2SS tables on the Percent Speaking Spanish at Home by state plus the
District of Columbia (51), selected counties (216), and selected places
(64). Each table is sorted by percentage in descending order. As might
be expected, the states, counties, or places with the largest Latino populations
tend to be the same states with the highest percentage of persons who
speak Spanish at home.
Remember that the
C2SS outcomes are considered sample observations and thus subject to the
effects of random error. So percentages, for example, are presented with
estimates of their standard error.
To prepare for the
arrival of the Census 2000 long form data, the Institute for Latino Study
(ILS) at University of Notre Dame is planning to host an IUPLR training
workshop in July 2002 on Census Access Tool. The goal of this training
will be to help all interested IUPLR centers attain the capacity to manage
and analyze data from the long form data. A detailed agenda for the workshop
will be released as soon as possible.
To access the tables
please go to the IUPLR home page< http://www.nd.edu/~iuplr/>. Then
click on the link for Census 2000 Census Information Center (CIC). The
URL is <http://www.nd.edu/~iuplr/cic/index.html>.
There you will find the new (and old) tables we have generated.
Institute for Latino Studies
University of Notre Dame
INSIDE the October 2001 Noticiero
* The Chicano Studies
Research Program at UTEP announces their remaining Fall 2001 calendar.
* The Latina/Latino Studies Program at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign will be offering two post-doctoral fellowships
during the 2002-03 and 2003-04 academic years.
* Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños announces their remaining
Fall 2001 Calendar of Events
* UT-Austin is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
position in Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education and
* The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) will
host its annual conference in Austin, Texas, December 2-4,
IUPLR HEADQUARTER NEWS
This is the Noticieros
6th year as an electronic informational outlet for the IUPLR network of
scholars and member centers. Be sure to visit the IUPLR web site at: http://www.nd.edu/~iuplr.
You can view past issues of the IUPLR Noticiero at http://www.nd.edu/~iuplr/news/noticiero.html.
Please send your center updates, center events, faculty news, faculty
opportunities, fellowship opportunities, and publication news to firstname.lastname@example.org.
de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College/CUNY
2001, 6pm-8pm: A Puerto Rican/Latino Forum entitled, Recent Victories
& Challenges. The speaker for this event will be Edgar De Jesus,
of AFSCME. Hunter College, 217 West Building.
For more info on Centro events, visit their website at: http://www.centropr.org.
Research Program, UTEP
*December 2, 2001, 4pm-8pm: "30th Anniversary of the UTEP M.E.Ch.A.
Administration Building Takeover" Commemoration. Tomas Rivera Conference
Center, Student Union Building, Third Floor.
*December 9, 2001, Noon: The one-act play, "A Tribute to the Virgin
of Guadalupe." McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater. This event is sponsored
by El Paso Association for the Performing Arts. For more information on
this event, call (915) 565-5900.
Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University
* Visit the Latino News section of the JSRI website. It is updated often
and offers insightful articles to Latino news around the globe. The link
FOR YOUR STUDENTS
Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will
be offering two post-doctoral fellowships during the 2002-03 and 2003-04
academic years. The fellowships are two one-year non-renewable awards
that begin August 21, 2002. In addition to their research projects, each
fellow will teach one introductory course for the Program during the academic
year and make presentations on his/her research project. Candidates must
have a Ph.D. before the inception of the fellowship. The primary focus
of the successful candidates research must be U.S. Latina/Latino
communities. Preference will be given to candidates who examine the Latina/Latino
experience from an interdisciplinary perspective. Interested applicants
should submit a CV, a statement of the research project to be undertaken
during the fellowship year, official graduate transcripts, and three letters
of recommendation to: Post-Doctoral Fellowship Review Committee, Latina/Latino
Studies Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 510 East
Chalmers, Champaign, IL 61820. For further information, contact Louis
DeSipio at email@example.com, or call (217) 265-0370. You can also visit
their website at http://www.lls.uiuc.edu.
The Centro de Estudios
Puertorriqueños (Centro) at Hunter College/CUNY seeks a Research
Associate in Education to complement its current research capacity. The
Research Associate in Education will be expected to: have familiarity
with both qualitative and quantitative research methods in education,
and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies; write proposals and grants to fund education
research projects; assist in drafting reports, journal articles, policy
briefs, press statements, opinion-editorials; and, engage in collaborative
research projects with other Centro staff, among other duties. Qualified
applicants should send a letter of interest, a resume, a relevant writing
sample of no more than 10 pages, and a list of three references to: José
de Jesús, Administrative Unit Head, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños,
Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. For more information,
you can call (212) 772-5706, or visit the Centro website at http://www.centropr.org.
The following position
announcements, in the area of hiher education, were shared by the CONAHEC
- Faculty position
on the area of U.S.-Mexico Borderland Research. Arizona State University.
- Faculty position
on the area of business. University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona.
- Faculty position
on the area of international business. Loyola University. New Orleans,
- Executive Director.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. New York, NY.
- Provost and Vice
President for Academic Affairs. Texas A&M International University.
- Executive Director,
COMEXUS - The Board of Directors of the U.S.-Mexico Commission for Educational
and Cultural Exchange (COMEXUS) is requesting applications for the position
of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
- Foreign Student
Adviser, Office of International Programs - Colorado State University
invites nominations and applications for the position of Foreign Student
Adviser (FSA) within the Office of International Programs.
- Netcorps Internships
- NetCorps is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications
for the next round of NetCorps internships.
- Seeking partners
to help find internships in Spanish-speaking countries. The University
of North London Business School is seeking partners to help find stages,
work placements or internships in Spanish-speaking countries.
Requests for additional
information on these positions should be directed to the office of Francisco
Marmolejo, Executive Director, Consortium for North American Higher Education
Collaboration (CONAHEC), University of Arizona, University Services, Building,
Room 414-E, P.O. Box 210158, Tucson, AZ 85721-0158. For more information,
visit the CONAHEC website at http://conahec.org
or call (520) 621-7761. You can also send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is hiring (pending administrative
approval) a sociologist specializing in stratification or family with
preference to those focusing on urban issues. The candidate will be expected
to contribute to core undergraduate major courses in theory or survey
methods. The position is for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor level, effective September 1, 2002. Principal
teaching responsibilities will be at the Lincoln Center campus in the
department's undergraduate program with occasional teaching in the undergraduate
program at the Rose Hill campus. By the closing date of December 15th,
2001, please send a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching
record from peer or student evaluations, two samples of publications/written
work, and three reference letters to: Orlando Rodriguez, Chair, Department
of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road,
Bronx New York 10458.
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is hiring (pending administrative
approval) a socio-cultural anthropologist with an interest in anthropological
linguistics and urban anthropology for a full-time, tenure-track appointment
at the Assistant Professor level, effective September 1, 2002. Excluding
East Asia, geographic location is open. Principal teaching responsibilities
will be at the Lincoln Center campus in the department's undergraduate
program with occasional teaching in the undergraduate program at the Rose
Hill campus. By the closing date of December 15th, 2001, please send a
letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching record from peer or
student evaluations, two samples of publications/written work, and the
names and addresses of three references to: Orlando Rodriguez, Chair,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University, 441 East
Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458.
of Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education, University of Texas
at Austin, is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor
position in Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education and Bilingual Education.
Responsibilities include: to develop and maintain an active research program;
teach undergraduate K-12 teacher preparation courses in areas of bilingual
education and sociocultural foundations of education; teach graduate courses
and supervise masters and doctoral students in multilingual studies; provide
professional service to the university, the profession, and the public.
Individuals with a degree in anthropology, linguistics, linguistic anthropology,
educational linguistics, or socio-cultural foundations of education are
encouraged to apply. Additional consideration may be accorded to applicants
who can offer courses in Spanish as part of the bilingual education component.
Please youre your application, current vita, and three references
to: Angela Valenzuela, Chair, Socio-Cultural Foundations/Bilingual Education
Search Committee, SZB 416, Department of Curriculum & Instruction,
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1294. Applications
received by January 15, 2002 will receive first consideration, but they
will accept applications until the position is filled.
The Texas Association
of Chicanos in Higher Education will host its annual conference in Austin,
Texas, at the Downtown Omni Hotel, December 2-4, 2001. This year's conference,
entitled "Closing the Gaps: A Question of Will", will feature
the following topics: Closing the Hispanic Professional Workforce Gap,
Hispanic students and issues of participation and success, Private and
Corporate Foundation Grant Development, Latina Issues in Higher Education,
and a Higher Education Policy Forum. For more information regarding the
Conference, please visit the TACHE web site at: http://www.tache.org.
The Cuban Research
Institute (CRI) announces the 4th annual CRI Conference on Cuban and Cuban-American
Studies, March 6-9, 2002, at Florida International University. For more
information on this international scholarly conference, please visit the
CRI website at:
http://lacc.fiu.edu/cri/events/4th_cri_conference.htm. For additional
information, please call (305) 348-1991.
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