Ramón A. Gutiérrez

Preston & Sterling Morton Distinguished Service Professor in United States History and the College
PhD 1980 University of Wisconsin-Madison

Social Science Research Bldg., room 514 – Office
(773) 702-3286 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

Mailing Address

The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 E. 59th Street, Mailbox 118
Chicago, IL 60637

On Research Leave, Winter & Spring 2014

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Field Specialties

Chicano history; race and ethnicity in American life; Chicano/Latino studies; Indian-White Relations in the Americas; social and economic history of the Southwest; Colonial Latin America; Mexican immigration.


Monographs

Cuando Jesús llegó, las madres del maíz se fueron:  Matrimonio, sexualidad y poder en Nuevo México, 1500-1846 (México: Fondo de la Cultura Económica, 1993).

When Jesus Came the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846  (Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 1991).


Edited, Co-Authored, Co-Edited Volumes

Co-editor with Patricia Zavella, Mexicans in California: Emergent Challenges and Transformations (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009).

Committee on Graduate Education of the American Historical Association, The Education of Historians for the Twenty-first Century (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004).

Co-editor with Richard Orsi, Contested Eden: California before the Gold Rush (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998).

Editor, Mexican Home Altars (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1997).

Co-author, The Drama of Diversity and Democracy: Higher Education and American Commitments (Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities, 1995).

Co-author, American Pluralism and the College Curriculum: Higher Education in a Diverse Democracy (Washington, D.C.:  Association of American Colleges and Universities, 1995).

Co-author, Liberal Learning and the Arts of Connection for the New Academy (Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities, 1995).

Co-editor with Genevieve Fabre, Festivals and Celebrations in American Ethnic Communities (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995).

Co-editor with Genaro Padilla, Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage (Houston: Arte Público Press, 1993).

Co-editor with Ernest Cook, Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993).


Selected Articles and Book Chapters

"Reflections on 1972," Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies (Spring 2007) pp. 183-190.

"Warfare, Homosexuality, and Gender Status Among American Indian Men in the Southwest," in Tom Foster, ed., Long Before Stonewall (New York: New York University Press, 2007).

"Hispanic Identities in the Southwestern United States," in Ilona Katezw and Susan Deeds, Race and classification: The case of Mexican America (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009).

"The Barrio as Colony: Chicano Contributions to Social Theory," in Patricia Zavella, et al., eds, Mexicans in California:Transformation and Challenges (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009).

"Aztlán," in Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol, eds. Latinas in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006), pp. 71-73.

"Slavery," in Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol, eds. Latinas in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006), pp. 684-86.

"Race and Color Consciousness," in Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol, eds. Latinas in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006), pp. 603-07.

"The Chicano Movement," in Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol, eds. Latinas in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006), pp. 151-55.

"Mexican-Origin People in the United States," in Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. González, eds., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), Vol. 3, pp. 129-39.

"From Latin America to Harlem and the Barrios of L.A.: The Impact of Internal Colonialism Theory," in Ada Savin, ed., Journey into Otherness (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2005), pp. 157-167.

"Internal Colonialism: The History of a Theory," Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Summer 2004), pp. 281-96.

"Hispanics and Latinos in the United States: Genealogies and Lineages," in William Deverell, ed., Blackwell Companion to the History of the American West (New York: Blackwell, 2004), pp. 390-411.

"Charles Fletcher Lummis and the Orientalization of New Mexico," in Francisco Lomeli, Victor Sorell and Genaro Padilla eds.  Nuevomexicano Cultural Legacy: Forms, Agencies, and Discourse (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002), pp. 11-27.

"Ethnic Mexicans in Historical and Social Science Scholarship," in Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, Second Edition (New York: Macmillan Publishing, 2003).

"Unraveling America's Hispanic Past: Internal Stratification and Class Boundaries," The Chicano Studies Reader (Los Angeles: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2001), pp. 371-387.

"What's Love Got to Do With It": A Response to Ann Stoler's "Intimacies of Empire in North American History and (Post) Colonial Studies" in Journal of American History (December 2001), pp. 1-4

"Selena Quintanilla Pérez," in Ken Jackson, ed., The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001), Vol. IV, pp. 503-505.

"The Pueblo Revolt and its Aftermath," in Stanley N. Katz, John M. Murrin, and Douglas Greenberg, eds., Colonial America: Essays in Politics and Social Development, 5th edn. (Boston: McGraw Hill, 2001), pp. 419-30.

 "Tell Me with Whom You Walk and I Will Tell You Who You Are: Honor and Virtue in Eighteenth-Century Colonial New Mexico," in Matthew Basso, Laura McCall, and Dee Garceau, eds., Across the Great Divide: Cultures of Manhood in the American West (New York: Routledge, 2001),  pp. 25-44.

"Mestizaje:  Its History, Evolution and Legacy on the Road to Aztlán," in The Road to Aztlán (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2001), pp. 290-299.

"Sacred Retablos: Objects that Conjoin Time and Space," in Elizabeth Netto Calil Zarur and Charles Muir Lovell, eds., Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Tradition (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2001), pp. 31-37.

"Borderlands," Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001), Vol. 2. Pp. 541-50.

"Culture Knows No Borders," in Nuevo México Profundo: Rituals of An Indo-Hispano Homeland (Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2000), pp. 133-141.

"Honor Ideology, Marriage Negotiation, and Class-Gender Domination in New Mexico, 1690-1846," in Manuel and Cynthia Gonzales eds., En Aquel Entonces: Readings in Mexican American History (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000), pp. 14-21.

"Chicano History: Paradigm Shifts and Shifting Boundaries," in Refugio I. Rochín and Dennis N. Valdés, eds., Voices of a New Chicana/o History (East Lansing:  Michigan State University Press, 2000), pp. 91-114.

"Franciscans and the Pueblo Revolt," in David J. Weber, ed., What Caused the Pueblo Revolt of 1680? (Boston: Bedford, 1999), pp. 41-53.

"Hispanic Diaspora and Chicano Identity in the United States of America," in V. T. Mudimbe, with Sabine Engel, eds., Diaspora and Immigration, special issue of The South Atlantic Quarterly 98:1/2 (Winter/Spring 1999), pp. 203-216.

"Crucifixion, Slavery and Death: The Hermanos Penitentes of the Southwest," in Valerie Matsumoto and Blake Allmendinger, eds., Over the Edge: Mapping the American West (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999), pp. 253-271.

Forward to Leonard Pitt, The Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish-Speaking Californians, 1846-1890 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998), vii-xii.

"Sacred Retablos: Objects that Conjoin Time and Space," in Mexican Home Altars (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1997), pp. 37-48.

"Honor and Shame in the Barrio Streets: A Modern Code of Ethics," Cahiers Charles V (Paris 1997).

"The Hermanos Penitentes: Their Altars, Their History," Spirit Magazine

"The Politics of Scapegoating," Boston Sunday Globe, April 14, 1996.

"The Pueblo Indian World in the Sixteenth Century," in David G. Hackett, ed., Religion and American Culture (New York:  Routledge, 1995), pp. 3-25.

Introduction to Elsie Clews Parsons, Pueblo Indian Religion (Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press, 1996), Vol. II.

"The Political Legacies of Columbus: Ethnic Identities in the United States," University of Maryland, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Working Papers, #16 (1995).

"The Erotic Zone: Sexual Transgression on the U.S.-Mexican Border," in Avery Gordon and Chris Newfield, eds., Mapping Multiculturalism (Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 1996), pp. 253-63.

"Ethnic Studies: Its Evolution in American Colleges and Universities," in David Theo Goldberg, ed., Multiculturalism: A Reader (New York: Basil Blackwell, 1995), pp. 157-167.

"Historical and Social Science Research on Mexican Americans," in J.A. Banks and C. McGee Banks, eds., Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1995), pp. 203-22.

"El Santuario de Chimayo: A Syncretic Shrine in New Mexico," in Festivals and Celebrations in American Ethnic Communities (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995), pp. 71-86.

"Community, Patriarchy and Individualism: The Politics of Chicano History," The American Quarterly  45/1 (March 1993), pp. 44-72. Ray A. Billington Award Winner.

"Decolonizing the Body: Kinship and the Nation," American Archivist 57 (Winter 1994), pp. 86-100.

"Pueblos and Spanish in the Southwest," in Carol Merchant, ed., Major Problems in American Environmental History (Lexington, Mass.: D. C. Heath and Co, 1993), pp. 45-53.

"Cuando el Padre Jesús vino, la madre de maiz se fue: Conquista, religión y rebelión en el Nuevo México colonial," in María de Jesús Buxó Rey and Tomás Calvo Buezas, eds., Culturas hispanas en los Estados Unidos de América (Madrid: Ediciones de Cultura Hispánas, 1990), pp. 105-124.

"The Politics of Theatre in Colonial New Mexico:  Drama and the Rhetoric of Conquest,"  in María Herrera-Sobek, ed., Reconstructing a Chicano/a Literary Heritage: Hispanic Colonial Literature of the United States (Tucson: University of Arizona Press), pp. 50-67.

"Sexual Mores and Behavior: The Spanish Borderlands," in  Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol, II, pp. 700-710.

"Church and State: The Spanish Borderlands," in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol III, pp. 520-528.

"Settlements in the Spanish Borderlands Southwestern," in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol. I, pp. 113-124.

"Interracial Societies in the Spanish Borderlands," in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol II, pp. 163-168.

"Detribalized and Manumitted Indians," in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol. II, pp. 155-162.

"Family Structures:  The Spanish Borderlands," in Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Scribner's, 1993), Vol. II, pp. 672-682.

"The Pre-Columbian Southwest and Southeast United States," in Carol Anne Stiglmeier, ed., Latinos in the Making of the United States of America:  Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Albany, N.Y.: The State Education Department, 1993), Vol. I, pp. 57-64. 

"The Colonial World:  The Southern Part of the United States," in Carol Anne Stiglmeier, ed., Latinos in the Making of the United States of America:  Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Albany, N.Y.: The State Education Department, 1993), Vol. III, pp. 561-580. 

"Post-Colonial Worlds:  The Southern Part of the United States," in Carol Anne Stiglmeier, ed., Latinos in the Making of the United States of America:  Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Albany, N.Y.: The State Education Department, 1993), Vol. II, pp. 1-8. 

"Nationalism and Literary Production:  The Hispanic and Chicano Experiences," in Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage (Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1993), pp. 241-252.

"The UCLA Bibliographic Survey of Mexican-American Literary Culture, 1821-1945:  An Overview," in Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage (Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1993), pp. 241-252.

"Lusting for Power: Richard Rodriguez and the Political Language of White Men,"  in Renate von Bardeleben, ed., Gender, Self and Society: Proceedings of the IV International Conference on the Hispanic Cultures of the United States  (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1993), pp. 383-393.

"The Franciscan Century in New Mexico," John L. Kessell and Rick Kendricks, eds., The Spanish Missions of New Mexico (New York: Garland, 1991), vol. 18, pp. 436-96.