Drawing on oral histories with Chicana/o librarians and extensive archival research, Camargo Gonzalez examines key moments in the history of combating racial biases within Latina/o/x children’s literature and librarianship.
Helen and Morgan Chu, whose student activism in the late 1960s helped launch UCLA’s ethnic studies centers, have pledged $10 million to the UCLA Institute of American Cultures, the largest gift ever made to the institute.
The sold-out event, which took place Jan. 20 and 21 at UCLA’s Luskin Conference Center, brought together nearly 400 prominent Latina scholars, attorneys, politicians, policy leaders and students from across the country to explore today’s legal and advocacy challenges and opportunities through a Latina lens.
As leaders in the UCLA Latinx Infrastructure Initiative, the CSRC is co-sponsoring two faculty searches launching Winter Quarter 2024. These positions will support UCLA's efforts to achieve federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
Cultural critic Gabriel Navarro's writings, in English translation for the first time.
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.

The CSRC is proud to be a part of the Institute of American Cultures. We actively collaborate with the Institute's three other ethnic studies research centers and other campus units. Groundbreaking projects include:

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