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.
ArtNexus highlighted Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, organized by the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the CSRC, as one of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions that are traveling to new venues. The show opened on March 3 at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University; additional venues are to be confirmed.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a response to an open letter signed by a number of art professionals calling for a boycott of Swiss artist Christoph Büchel’s proposal to preserve border wall prototypes built in Southern California.
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.
The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University announced that CSRC director Chon A. Noriega would be this year's Gravlee Lecturer.
The exhibition La Raza at the Autry Museum, organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was discussed in an article commemorating the East Los Angeles student walkouts of 1968.