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July 2, 2021

CSRC director Veronica Terriquez was interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered" for a story on writer, educator, and activist Elizabeth "Betita" Martinez, who passed away June 29.

June 30, 2021

CSRC director Chon A. Noriega has received a UCLA Academic Senate Faculty Research Lectureship Award for 2021-22. By long tradition, two faculty are selected as lecturers each year—one from the natural sciences and the other from the humanities, social disciplines, or the creative arts. As the 131st Faculty Research Lecturer, Noriega will deliver the public talk "Destruction in Art, Art in Destruction" in Fall 2021.

June 29, 2021

The CSRC was named in a story about the retirement of Rick West, director of the Autry Museum, who oversaw the Autry's collaboration with the CSRC on the exhibition La Raza (2017-19).

June 25, 2021

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.

June 23, 2021

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

June 17, 2021

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.

June 17, 2021

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.

June 13, 2021

CSRC director Chon Noriega was quoted in a story about the historically poor representation of Latinos in the Hollywood entertainment industry.