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Fire up your computers and mobile devices for a day of online gaming that will enhance global access to the CSRC’s digital library collections.
A tribute to CSRC supporter Stanley Grinstein; a video of the "Cesar Chavez" panel discussion with Diego Luna, Pablo Cruz, and Arturo Rodríguez; April events with author Michael Nava and performance artist Carmelita Tropicana; and more!
Several years ago at a large conference in the Midwest, a rowdy crowd moved into a hotel bar after a fiery panel, during which pochismo had been discussed amongst Mexican and Chicano academics, musicologists, and indie filmmakers.
Marissa K. López, CSRC associate director and associate professor of English and Chicana and Chicano studies, will moderate a panel discussion on the history of Latino literature and its contemporary incarnations in relation to the latest novel by Luis Alberto Urrea.
This second edition of Self Help Graphics & Art brings the original edition, published in 2005, up to date, adding breadth and depth to the history of the historic East L.A. arts center.


Since its founding, the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) has played a pivotal role in the development of scholarly research on the Chicano-Latino population, which is now the largest minority group and the fastest growing population in the United States. Our research mission is supported by five distinct components: a library with special collections archive, an academic press, collaborative research projects, public programs and community-based partnerships, and a competitive grant and fellowship program.


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New Release

Ricardo Valverde dedicated himself to photographing East Los Angeles, determined to disrupt the history of image making. He understood that his community and its inhabitants had been, as author Ramón García notes, either overlooked or romanticized — or feared. Valverde’s street photography and portraiture, work done primarily in the 1970s and 1980s, offered a powerful counternarrative.

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