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In summer 2021, the CSRC will host two paid summer internships structured around current and ongoing CSRC projects. In addition to contributing to the CSRC’s mission to provide information resources on Chicano history and culture, the interns will gain career-relevant experience. Deadline to apply: Friday, April 30, 11:59 PDT.
Judy Baca's The Great Wall of Los Angeles receives Monuments Project grant, March event recordings now available online, updated finding aids for archival collections, a call for submissions to Aztlán, Getty Marrow Multicultural Undergraduate Internship opportunities at the CSRC, and more, in this month's newsletter! (Image: Judith F. Baca, The Great Wall of Los Angeles, 1976–83. Overview of the mural along Tujunga Wash. Image courtesy of SPARC.)
José Montoya (1932–2013) was an artist, poet, musician, and educator, and a leading figure in bilingual and bicultural expression drawn from barrio life. Author Ella Maria Diaz examines his remarkable career, which traversed decades, languages, media, and genres.
In this interview with Carolina Miranda, Chicana photographer Laura Aguilar (1959–2018) discusses self-portraiture in addition to a wide range of other topics, including growing up in San Gabriel, California; Latina/o and LGBT communities in L.A.; and her photographic series and individual works.
On August 29, 2020, fifty years after the National Chicano Moratorium took place in Los Angeles, the CSRC publicly launched the Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary Project website. The site is a free archive-based resource dedicated to the event.
Since its founding in 1969, the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
(CSRC) has played a pivotal role in the development of scholarly research
on the U.S. Chicano-Latino population. Our research mission is supported by
five distinct components: a library with special collections archive, an academic press, collaborative research projects, public and academic programs, and community-based partnerships.
 
AWARDS IN 2020:
 
Effective March 11, 2020, UCLA transitioned to remote learning platforms and work in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. The CSRC remains active via email, social media, and phone. For important updates about COVID-19 and its impact at UCLA, please visit ucla.in/coronavirus

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