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.
A story on muralist and painter Robert Chavez and a retrospective of his work at the Vincent Price Art Museum, Roberto Chavez and the False University.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega and Revelaciones, an exhibition he curated at Cornell University, is mentioned in this story about "Visualizing El Barrio," a student-curated exhibition at the university's Latino Studies Program office December 4-5.
Cornell Chronicle, December 4, 2014
Karrmen Crey, assistant editor of Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, published an essay on the Mujeres Talk blog discussing the prolific references to Gloria Anzaldúa and her scholarship in submissions to Aztlán, and how examining these references over time reveals the changing contours of Chicana/o Studies.
Undergraduate diversity course requirement passes, spotlight on Luis Cruz Azaceta, the Roberto Sifuentes Papers, videos of fall events, a new fellowship for UCLA PhD students focusing on Latina/o studies, and more! (Image: Luis Cruz Azaceta, "The Crossing," 1991)
A story about Lilia Taboada, a third-year World Arts and Cultures/Dance student and one of two inaugural Mellon Curatorial Fellows at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
"Studying Hate Speech on Commercial Talk Radio," by Chon A. Noriega and Javier Iribarren, appears 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 85-18 a diversity-related course requirement for the College of Letters and Science to begin academic year 2015-16.
“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.