Applications are now available for the UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) 2017-2018 Visiting Scholar Fellowship Program in Ethnic Studies.
New appointments and recognitions, plus exhibitions, media mentions, events, and a new issue of Aztlán, in this month's newsletter!
(Image: "El Pachuco" by Ignacio Gómez)
A preview of the exhibition Elotes con Sangre at California State University, Fresno, featuring yarn paintings acquired by U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on a CSRC-sponsored research trip to Mexico in 1970.
This story about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie quotes Vanessa Díaz, CSRC IAC postdoctoral scholar, who has written an essay on the practice of combining the names of celebrity couples into a singe term like “Brangelina.”
Vanessa Díaz, CSRC IAC postdoctoral scholar, comments on the public’s interest in the marriage and divorce of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
A study titled “California Identity Project,” the subject of No Longer a Minority, a monograph published by the CSRC in 1992, was mentioned in this story on the meaning of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing was mentioned in The Architect's Newspaper.
Selections from Star Montana: Tear Drops and Three Dots, on display at the CSRC Library until October 28, was profiled in the ARTnews online feature “Pictures at an Exhibition.”
A signed print of El Pachuco by Ignacio Gómez and a holding of the CSRC, will be displayed in Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes from Los Angeles Youth Culture, 1943 – 2016, on view October 15 through February 25 at the Vincent Price Art Museum.