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.)
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted in this story on the documentary film Truly Texas Mexican by filmmaker and chef Adán Medrano.
Daniel Solórzano, professor of social science and comparative education and CSRC Faculty Advisory member, was interviewed for a story on the award-winning anthology The Chicana/o Education Pipeline: History, Institutional Critique, and Resistance, volume 5 in the Aztlán Anthology series from CSRC Press
A review of the touring exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, organized by the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the CSRC. The exhibition is on view through May 9 at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in New York.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in this story about Latino-focused films that have been nominated this year by members of the US Congress for inclusion in the National Film Registry.
A story announcing the participation of CSRC associate director Charlene Villasenor Black in the Young Scholars Symposium in March at the University of Notre Dame.
Church of the Epiphany entered into the National Register of Historic Places, new publications featuring La Raza photographs, updated collection finding aids, the Spring 2021 issue of Aztlán featuring a tribute to Juan Gómez-Quiñones, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Chicano organizer Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales, center, speaks during a lunch gathering at the Church of the Epiphany in Nov. 1968. ©La Raza Staff. From the La Raza Photograph Collection.)
Rita Gonzalez, head of contemporary art at LACMA and former CSRC arts project coordinator, and Mari Carmen Ramirez, curator of Latin American art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, and co-curator of the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing (2017–18), discuss supporting Latin American and Latinx Art during and after the pandemic.
KCRW reported on the new IAC archival project “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration,” funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Bunche Center director Kelly Lytle Hernández was interviewed for the story.