Bittersweet Dreams, a performance by Petrona de la Cruz Cruz, relates the story of a Mayan girl from the Chiapas highlands who overcomes obstacles and traumas to find personal peace and creative fulfillment.
Edited and introduced by Héctor Calderón, this collection of essays makes a rigorous case for the contributions of Chicana/o studies to the transnational study of Mexico.
CSRC wins CAA Diversity Award, CSRC research cited by US representative Joaquin Castro, La Raza exhibition in its final week, a new publication from CSRC Press, employment and research grant opportunities, and more in this month's newsletter! (Image: Painting from Codex Rodriguez-Mondragón by Sandy Rodriguez)
The mission of the Institute of American Cultures (IAC) is to conduct and facilitate research on the major traditionally underrepresented ethnic minority groups in the US and to advance our understanding of the new social and cultural realities in this nation brought about by recent unparalleled
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity Award from the College Art Association (CAA). An international leadership organization in the visual arts, CAA is dedicated to the promotion of equity and inclusion within the art and academic fields.
Since its founding in 1969, 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 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 grants and fellowships program.

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