Gronk's "Mug," a summer news roundup, October events, new library acquisitions and exhibitions, new releases from CSRC Press, and more in this month's newsletter!
Nonprofit Quarterly reported on the findings from the study Invisible No More: An Evaluation of Latino Representation at the Smithsonian Institution conducted by the CSRC and the UCLA Latino Politics and Policy Initiative.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega published an essay in Faculty Center News, a publication of the UCLA Faculty Center, regarding The Mug, a painting by Gronk. The artist donated the work to the university in the aftermath of the 1993 hunger strikes for Chicano studies at UCLA.
The La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West, which was organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was featured in a Los Angeles Times roundup of acclaimed exhibitions across Los Angeles.
The New York Times profiled artist Guadalupe Rosales and her archive of photos and ephemera chronicling Chicana and Chicano youth culture in Los Angeles in the 1980s and '90s. The article cites the CSRC as an early advisor to Rosales regarding her materials.
A feature in The Washington Post discussed the findings presented in the report Invisible No More: The Smithsonian Institution and Latino Representation, researched and published by the CSRC in collaboration with the UCLA Latino Politics and Policy Institute at the Luskin School of Public Affairs.
The CSRC Press received twelve awards for four publications at Latino Literacy Now’s 2018 International Latino Book Awards on September 6. The CSRC is honored to have been recognized and thankful for the contributions of everyone involved with the production of these books.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece by the Los Angeles Times discussing the impact of the music of Los Tigres del Norte in Mexico and the United States.
Hyperallergic featured an article on the work of Eduardo Carrillo, which is currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. It contains material lent by the CSRC.