Miguel Juárez discusses organizing an exhibition featuring the works of Oscar R. Castillo as part of this year's Western History Association Conference.
In response to comments by presidential candidate Donald Trump, Esteban Torres, a former US Congressman for California's 34th District (Pico Rivera), speaks out about Operation Wetback as a misguided model for future deportation policy. UCLA history professor and former CSRC associate director Kelly Lytle Hernandez is also quoted in the story.
An LA Weekly feature story discussed CSRC collections donor Lupe Esquivel Rosales and her work on her Instagram project, which utilizes crowdsourcing to identify ephemera pertaining to Chicano party scenes in the 1990s.
CSRC scholars in Cuba, November events, CSRC Librarian position open, fellowship opportunities, and more in this month's newsletter. (Photo: Maria Elena Ruiz at Enfermería 2015 in Havana)
The UCLA McNair Research Scholars Program is a two-year research intensive program that prepares undergraduate students to apply to the best graduate programs in the country and excel in graduate school while pursuing a Ph.D. in the humanities or the social sciences.
UCLA Newsroom published an article about Ely Guerra's performance and visit to UCLA as a 2015-16 UC Regents' Lecturer.
The Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) is currently accepting applications for a Librarian to oversee its library services, archival and digitization programs, and related campus and community relations.
The Inter-University Program for Latino Research is now accepting applications for the IUPLR/Mellon Fellowship Program (academic year 2016-17). The program supports ABD doctoral students in the humanities who are writing dissertations in Latina/o studies.
Each year under the auspices of the Institute of American Cultures, the CSRC hosts a postdoctoral scholar seeking to advance their research pertaining to Chicana/o and Latina/o history, arts, community, or policy.