The Institute of American Cultures (IAC) invites applications for support of research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os for 2018-2019. The Institute also invites proposals on interethnic relations that will increase collaboration between the Centers and/or between the Centers and other campus units. Deadline to apply: March 1, 2018.
A tribute to Juan Gómez-Quiñones, the passing of two Latina pioneers, a new monograph on Judy Baca from CSRC Press, zine exhibitions, research grants, and more in this month's newsletter! (Image: Poster for Las Causas: Zines from the Chicano Studies Research Center Archive, on view through March 24 in the Powell Library Rotunda)
In a round-up of recent news, the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing was noted in a blurb concerning PST: LA/LA exhibitions that will travel.
CSRC director Chon Noriega was quoted in a news story concerning a new campaign by the National Hispanic Media Coalition to draw attention to the underrepresentation of Latinos in Hollywood films.
Broadway World published the Getty's press release summing up the PST: LA/LA initiative as it approaches its official end date. The CSRC is named as one of the initiative's five planning partners, and CSRC director Chon Noriega is quoted in the release.
ARTnews provided a full list of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions that are traveling nationally and internationally to other museums. Among the exhibitions mentioned are the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, and Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, organized by the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the CSRC.
ARTnews reported on the announcement of the United States Artists foundation fellows for 2018. Among them is Pepón Osorio. The story notes his installation Badge of Honor (1994) in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing.
The CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, on view at MFAH through January 21, was named in Chron, the online home of the Houston Chronicle, as the number one show to see at the museum on Martin Luther King Day.
Artists Leyla Cárdenas, Ramiro Gomez, and Raphael Montañez Ortiz were named in a news story as among the famous artists who have shown work at the LA Art Show. The CSRC organized the presentation of these artist's works at the annual art fair.
The Venture reported on the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, on view at MFAH through January 21. The article also described a related public program that took place at the museum called "A Celebration of HOME," at which attendees crafted their own representation of home with cardboard boxes, paper, and other supplies.