Chon A. Noriega, professor of film and television and former CSRC director, and Pilar Tompkins RIvas, chief curator at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and former CSRC arts project coordinatore, were quoted in a feature on the forthcoming Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture.
The CSRC's online Dia de los Muertos event on November 1 was included in a story about virtual an in-person celebrations in Los Angeles.
KFI-AM 640, November 1, 2021
MEDIA: "UCLA Chicano Studies Center Invites Community to Reflect on COVID's Impact for Dia de los Muertos"
UCLA Newsroom ran a preview story on the CSRC online event, "Dia de los Muertos: Love and Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic," to be broadcast November 1. The event is open to the public.
José Montoya, by Ella Maria Diaz, associate professor of English and Latino/a studies at Cornell University, won Best Biography (English) and Best Arts Book at the 23rd International Latino Book Awards. The book is published by CSRC Press.
Cornell College of Arts & Sciences, Latina/o Studies Program, October 27, 2021
On October 16, the winners of the 2021 International Latino Book Awards were announced. José Montoya by Ella Maria Diaz, volume 12 in the A Ver: Revisioning Art History series from CSRC Press, was awarded a Gold Medal in two categories: Best Biography (English) and Best Arts Book.
MEDIA: "A Community-building Vision for the Chicano Studies Research Center as Campus Comes Back Together"
UCLA Newsroom profiled CSRC director Veronica Terriquez and her vision for the CSRC during her term. Terriquez will draw on her background as a community organizer to enhance Latino community
networks and presence on campus, and support university-community partnerships.
UCLA Newsroom profiled the CSRC-led research project "Critical Mission Studies at California's Crossroads," which is funded by a grant from UC Multicampus Research and Programs Iniatives. Charlene Villaseñor Black, professor of art history and Chicana/o studies and former CSRC associate director, is co-PI on the project.
Daily Bruin reported on the UCLA's announcement on September 24 to become a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution by 2025 and pledged increased faculty lines, fellowships, and other resources to support this effort. The CSRC will play a leadership role in this initiative.
In an op-ed for the Daily Bruin, a student reflected on the history of Latinos at UCLA and the role the CSRC has played in supporting the Latino community on campus.
Daily Bruin reported on the nomination of the publication José Montoya, published by CSRC Press, for two International Latino Book Awards. The book's author, Ella Maria Diaz, was interviewed for the story.
Daily Bruin, October 7, 2021