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New appointments, fond farewells, forthcoming publications, a visiting scholars report, and more in this month's newsletter. (Image: Students pack textiles from CSRC collections during a workshop now viewable on CSRC YouTube)
The 2016 LSA conference will be held Thursday, July 7 - Saturday, July 9 at the Westin Pasadena Hotel.
Rotating exhibitions drawn from CSRC collections are on display inside the library and in the vitrine at the entrance. Exhibitions are free to the public.
The Spring 2016 features essays on Chicano poetics, neoliberal policies and Latina/o studies, Latina/o media in Cherríe Moraga’s Heroes and Saints, and mestizaje in the writing of John Rechy. Plus Chican@ and Latin@ speculative arts, and more.
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.

New Expanded Edition!

This third edition of the Reader documents the foundation of Chicano studies, testifies to its broad disciplinary range, and explores its continuing development.