The online screening of Yo Soy Chicano co-sponsored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive and the CSRC was included in a curated list of screenings taking place between June 25 and July 1.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center has received $1.45 million in a bequest gift to support research and scholarship related to the art and life of Raphael Montañez Ortiz, a Puerto Rican American pioneer of the 1960s destructivist art movement, founder of the first Latino museum in the United States and recipient of the UCLA Medal in 2017. Photo by Remi Villaggi
The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) posted on its blog the winners of grants for 2021. The CSRC received a grant and was mentioned in the release for its project focusing on preserving experimental films by destructivist artist Raphael Montañez Ortiz.
A press release announcing the winners of the National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) grants for 2021 was posted on the NFPF website. The CSRC was named as recipient. A list of all of the winners and more detailed information about the projects was provided on a separate page.
CSRC director Chon Noriega was quoted in a story about the historically poor representation of Latinos in the Hollywood entertainment industry.
CSRC director Chon Noriega was interviewed for a story on the new feature film In the Heights and its representation of a Latino immigrants.
CSRC director Chon Noriega was interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about the feature film In the Heights. To watch the video or read the transcript, visit the PBS NewsHour website.
The UCLA Newsroom reported the appointment of Veronica Terriquez, associate professor of sociology at UC Santa Cruz, to the position of CSRC director. Terriquez will hold faculty appointments in the departments of urban planning and Chicana/o and Central American studies.
On June 8, David K. Yoo, vice provost of the Institute of American Cultures, formally announced the appointment of Dr. Veronica Terriquez to director of the CSRC. Terriquez begins her five-year term July 1. Photo by Ernesto Chávez
A reprint of a May 21 UCLA Newsroom story discussing the departure and legacy of CSRC director Chon Noriega.