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
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
As part of the UCLA HSI Infrastructure Initiative, the CSRC will administer the selection of twenty UCLA Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellows over the next four years (five fellows per year, with first cohort reviewed during 2021-22 to start in 2022-23). Fellowships are open to postdoctoral scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. Deadline to apply: November 1, 2021