May 1, 2004
The billboard on Cahuenga Blvd. was simple and direct: “On May 14 there will be no Mexicans in California.”
April 1, 2004
Welcome back from Spring break!
MEDIA: "Critical Sociology in K-16 Early Intervention - Remaking Latino Pathways to Higher Education"
April 1, 2004
Article mentions Latino Policy and Issues Brief.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, April 2004
March 1, 2004
The center has lost a good friend and an important voice for Latinos in California. Frank del Olmo, an associate editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, died of an apparent heart attack in his office on Thursday, February 19, 2004. He was 55.
February 1, 2004
This month the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) unveils two major projects in the arts: the Strachwitz Frontera Collection website and a Latino arts preservation initiative.
January 1, 2004
Happy New Year! This month the center gets underway with its second faculty search, hosts a meeting of Latino faculty and administrators from across the University of California system, and gets ready to launch its Frontera Collection web site with over 15,000 Spanish-language recordings from the first half of the twentieth century.
December 1, 2003
I recently ventured into the UCLA Archives and came across a document written by the first administrative coordinator of the Chicano Studies Center in December 1969.
November 5, 2003
Mentions Chicano Studies Research Center's 2003 conference "The Maquiladora Murders, or Who Is Killing the Women of Juarez?"
Los Angeles Times, October 31, 2003
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November 1, 2003
Recently I was showing our library to a new faculty member. When she mentioned the need to digitize some audiotape interviews, a student interjected that he provided such a service, for a fee, since it was one of the ways he made a living.
October 1, 2003
We must be doing something right.... Our latest policy briefs have generated an unusual amount of racist hate mail. I cannot repeat much of what has been sent to the CSRC, although the phrase "you little brown Nazi pigs" certainly says it all, if not more.