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
In a preview story on the International Art Fair of Bogotá--ARTBO--the CSRC was mentioned for having loaned films by Raphael Montañez Ortiz to be screened at the fair.
Chon Noriega, distinguished professor of film and television and former CSRC director, was named in a press release for "Lights, Camera, Acciòn," a documentary focusing on the impact Latinos have made in Hollywood.
On September 24, 2021, UCLA leadership announced the university's intention to become designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by 2025. The CSRC will play a central role in the building of the infrastructure needed to meet this goal.
Chon Noriega, distinguished professor of film and television and former CSRC director, was quoted in a story about Latino representation in the entertainment and media industries.
The Institute of American Cultures, which houses UCLA's four ethnic studies research centers--the Asian American Studies Center, the American Indian Studies Center, the Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the Chicano Studies Research Center--has released its annual report covering the 2020-21 academic year.