The essay "Studying Hate Speech on Commercial Talk Radio" by Chon A. Noriega and Javier Iribarren was published in the November 2014 special issue of Journal of Radio & Audio Media, "Shock and Hate: The Legal, Economic, and Social."
As reported by the Daily Bruin, on November 20 the UCLA Academic Senate’s Legislative Assembly approved a diversity-related course requirement for the College of Letters and Science with a 85-18 vote.
“It’s been a long, hard struggle, but I was very impressed by the support of the faculty,” said M. Belinda Tucker, vice provost of the UCLA Institute of American Cultures who helped prepare the diversity requirement proposal.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) is pleased to announce a new “IUPLR Mellon Fellowship” at UCLA for doctoral students completing a Chicana/o or Latina/o studies-focused dissertation based on humanities disciplines and methods.
The CSRC mourns the passing of printmaker and artist Richard Duardo, a key figure in L.A.'s art scene starting in the 1970s. His work was featured in the CSRC's L.A. Xicano exhibitions of 2011-12, and he has an oral history published by the CSRC Press. Chon A. Noriega provides a tribute. (Image: Richard Duardo, Barbara Carrasco, Carlos Almaraz. Copyright 1979, Harry Gamboa Jr.)
LA Observed announced the passing of L.A. artist Richard Duardo and included a link the 2007 oral history of the artist published by CSRC Press.
Edward R. Roybal, a Mexican American who, beginning in 1963, served thirty years as a U.S. Congressman representing California's 25th district, will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His daughter Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard will accept the award, the nation's highest civilian honor, at a White House ceremony November 24.
The CSRC is the custodian of the Edward R. Roybal Papers.
Luis Cruz Azaceta, the tenth volume in the A Ver series from the CSRC Press, was cited on La Bloga in a post celebrating a current solo show by the Cuban American artist.
La Bloga, November 6, 2014
UCLA Newsroom reported on CSRC director Chon A. Noriega's receipt of a 2014 Excellence in Community Service Award from MALDEF's Los Angeles chapter.
Broken Sword Publications promoted their book event in collaboration with the CSRC on the press's blog. The event, which will feature nine writers and artists sharing their work, will take place in the CSRC Library on November 18, 2-4 p.m.
Daniel Enrique Pérez on "Mariposa Consciousness"; CSRC director Chon A. Noriega to receive community service award; November events featuring poets, journalists, scholars, and artists; and applications now available for prospective 2015-16 IAC visiting researchers and scholars!