Juan Gómez-Quiñones laid to rest, Chicano Moratorium routes added to National Register of Historic Places, an updated finding aid for the Humberto Cané Papers, Knowledge for Justice reprinted, fellowship and research grant opportunities, plus other news and information in this month's newsletter.
CSRC co-founder and former director Juan Gómez-Quiñones was included in a story about Latinos who passed away in 2020.
A roundup of news stories includes a mention of Arlene Dávila’s op-ed in the New York Times. citing her references to the CSRC’s Latinx art advocacy.
In an op-ed for The New York Times, Arlene Dávila celebrated the U.S. House of Representative’s authorization on December 21 of the creation of a national Latino museum on the Washington Mall. In her piece, Dávila pointed to the CSRC’s study of the historic lack of Latino representation at the Smithsonian and mentioned that the CSRC hosted the first solo show by artist Ramiro Gomez.
The CSRC will be closed for business during the UCLA Winter Break. The CSRC will close Friday, December 18, 2020 and re-open for remote business only Monday, January 4, 2021. We wish you a safe holiday season.
The Inter-University Program for Latino Research is now accepting applications for the IUPLR/UIC Mellon Fellowship Program (academic year 2021-22). This is a comprehensive program that provides financial, writing, and professionalization support to doctoral students in the humanities who are writing dissertations in Latino Studies. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2021
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega published a remembrance of the late filmmaker Peter Wollen, who was Noriega’s former colleague and mentor in the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
A remembrance of Juan Gómez-Quiñones that includes mention of his work at the CSRC.
A photograph from the La Raza Photograph Collection at the CSRC, taken during the L.A. student walkouts in 1968, was published in an opinion piece discussing the historic oppression of Black and Latinos.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a story about the routes of the Chicano Moratorium and National Chicano Moratorium marches being entered into the National Register of Historic Places.