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May 29, 2019

UCLA Newsroom featured an article on “Collisions at the Crossroads,” the recently released book by Genevieve Carpio, UCLA professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies and CSRC Faculty Advisory Committee member. Carpio presented the book in the CSRC Library on May 30, which is mentioned in the article.   

May 21, 2019

The retrospective exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell was featured in an article by Chicago Reader. The exhibition originally opened in 2017 at the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the Chicano Studies Research Center, and is currently on view at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen.   

May 20, 2019

The Daily Bruin published a piece on roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library and was part of UCLA’s Alumni Day celebration for the university’s centennial year.  

May 18, 2019

CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece by the Los Angeles Times, discussing the need for UCLA to prepare for the changing demographics its student body. 

May 18, 2019

UCLA Newsroom published a piece on the Alumni Day events at UCLA, which included a roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library.  

May 6, 2019

The Instagram account of CSRC donor Guadalupe Rosales was highlighted by the website Mitú. Rosales’ collection documents Southern California Chicano Life in the 1990s, and is housed at the Chicano Studies Research Center.

May 1, 2019

The Aztlán Anthology Series wins an Independent Publishers Book Award, a new blog entry on the CSRC Post, an upcoming roundtable with the directors of UCLA’s ethnic studies centers, updated finding aids, and more in this month’s newsletter!

[Image: Lalo Alcaraz’s Fuertes with the 2010 Census, front cover. From the David Damian Figueroa Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Archives.]

May 1, 2019

Art Libraries Society of North America released a book review of Chicano and Chicana Art. A Critical Anthology, which was co-edited by CSRC director Chon A. Noriega, A VER boardmember Jennifer A. González, two-time CSRC visiting scholar C. Ondine Chavoya, and former CSRC Arts Projects Coordinator Terezita Romo.   

April 16, 2019

CSRC assistant director emeritus Carlos Haro’s recent “Director’s Message,” which appeared in the April 2019 CSRC newsletter, discussed the opening at Theodore Roosevelt High School of an exhibition featuring photographs from CSRC collections that were taken during the 1968 student walkouts. The message was reprinted in a digital newsletter from Mónica García, president of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education and board representative for District 2, which includes Roosevelt High.

April 9, 2019

The American Academy in Rome announced the winners of the 2019-20 Rome Prize and Italian Fellowships. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was mentioned as being on the jury for applicants in the visual arts.