The Institute of American Cultures (IAC) makes funds available annually through its Visiting Researcher/Scholar and fellowship programs. These awards have resulted in the publication of hundreds of books, monographs, and articles.
REMEZCLA reported on the induction of Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! into the National Film Registry, elaborating upon the social and industrial context in which the film was produced, and the significance of the registry.
UCLA Newsroom reported on the induction of Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! into the National Film Registry. The film, considered the first Chicano feature, was originally recovered and restored due to the efforts of CSRC director Chon Noriega.
A new partnership with SubCine.com, a new grad student journal, a new library exhibition featuring works by Linda Vallejo, plus news, events, and more!
(Cover image: Daniel C. Pérez, Untitled, acrylic and ink on paper)
A profile of Dora De Larios, an artist whose work was featured in the L.A. Xicano exhibition Art Along the Hyphen: The Mexican-American Generation at the Autry National Center. The article mentions the L.A. Xicano exhibition.
A Martinez spoke with CSRC director Chon Noriega and filmmaker Efraín Gutiérrez about the induction of Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! into the National Film Registry.
Considered the first Chicano feature, the film enters the Library of Congress for long-term preservation following its recovery by CSRC director Chon A. Noriega.
The CSRC is proud to announce it has received an award from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) for the cataloging of photographs in the La Raza Newspaper and Magazine Records collection. (Photo by Devra Weber, 1968)
Findings from the CSRC Latino Policy and Issues Brief "Not Quite a Breakthrough: The Oscars and Actors of Color, 2002-2012" (2012) were cited in a story that predicts, based on the 2015 Golden Globe Awards nominations, that there will be few nominations of people of color in the acting and directing categories at the 2015 Academy Awards.
Luis Cruz Azaceta by Alejandro Anreus and published by CSRC Press was named one of Cuban Art News's top 10 books for holiday gifts.