The retrospective exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell was featured in an article by Chicago Reader. The exhibition originally opened in 2017 at the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the Chicano Studies Research Center, and is currently on view at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen.
The Daily Bruin published a piece on roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library and was part of UCLA’s Alumni Day celebration for the university’s centennial year.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece by the Los Angeles Times, discussing the need for UCLA to prepare for the changing demographics its student body.
UCLA Newsroom published a piece on the Alumni Day events at UCLA, which included a roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library.
The Instagram account of CSRC donor Guadalupe Rosales was highlighted by the website Mitú. Rosales’ collection documents Southern California Chicano Life in the 1990s, and is housed at the Chicano Studies Research Center.
The Aztlán Anthology Series wins an Independent Publishers Book Award, a new blog entry on the CSRC Post, an upcoming roundtable with the directors of UCLA’s ethnic studies centers, updated finding aids, and more in this month’s newsletter!
[Image: Lalo Alcaraz’s Fuertes with the 2010 Census, front cover. From the David Damian Figueroa Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Archives.]
Art Libraries Society of North America released a book review of Chicano and Chicana Art. A Critical Anthology, which was co-edited by CSRC director Chon A. Noriega, A VER boardmember Jennifer A. González, two-time CSRC visiting scholar C. Ondine Chavoya, and former CSRC Arts Projects Coordinator Terezita Romo.
CSRC assistant director emeritus Carlos Haro’s recent “Director’s Message,” which appeared in the April 2019 CSRC newsletter, discussed the opening at Theodore Roosevelt High School of an exhibition featuring photographs from CSRC collections that were taken during the 1968 student walkouts. The message was reprinted in a digital newsletter from Mónica García, president of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education and board representative for District 2, which includes Roosevelt High.
The American Academy in Rome announced the winners of the 2019-20 Rome Prize and Italian Fellowships. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was mentioned as being on the jury for applicants in the visual arts.
This ten-week summer internship at the CSRC is structured around current and ongoing CSRC projects in the arts and cultural heritage of the Chicano/Latino community. Deadline to apply: May 3, 2019, at 5 p.m. PST.