Congratulations to Carolina Miranda, Kim Masters, and Darby Maloney on winning 1st Place at the Southern California Journalism Awards for Entertainment Reporting/Criticism (Radio). Their story on Latino bilingual TV was produced for "The Business" on KCRW 89.9 FM. CSRC director Chon Noriega was interviewed for the story, which can be heard here.
Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight reviewed the exhibition "Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996," a collaboration between the CSRC and the Vincent Price Art Museum.
A story on artist Yolanda M. López, a pioneer in feminist and Chicana art and the subject of volume 2 in the A Ver series, who after being evicted from her home is using her garage sales as a site of artistic performance. The article includes a López image from the CSRC.
A review of the exhibition After Our Bodies Meet: From Resistance to Potentiality at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York. The exhibition includes work by Chicana artist Laura Aguilar lent by the CSRC. The review includes an Aguilar image from the CSRC.
Carolina A. Miranda of the Los Angeles Times blog "Culture: High & Low" posted a feature concerning Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996, a collaboration between the Vincent Price Art Museum and the CSRC.
The CSRC Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of books and films from Dr. Lilia De Katzew. De Katzew is a retired professor of Chicana and Chicano studies and former chair and director of the ethnic studies department at California State University, Stanislaus. De Katzew generously donated to the CSRC Library 389 books and 39 films on a variety of topics in the field of Chicana and Chicano studies.
A preview of the exhibition After Our Bodies Meet: From Resistance to Potentiality at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, a group show that includes works by Laura Aguilar lent by the CSRC.
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA announced, visiting scholars report on their research, jotería studies in Aztlán, new videos on CSRC YouTube, public programs at VPAM, and more! (Image: Poster for the fourth Joto Caucus conference, 2012. Courtesy of Rita Urquillo-Ruiz.)
Valdovinos, a UCLA McNair Research Scholar graduating this spring, presented her research project, "Performing the Personal: Understanding the Effects of Performance on Incarcerated Latino/a Youth," May 30 in the Powell Library Rotunda.