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November 4, 2013

On November 2, Self Help Graphics & Art celebrated its fortieth year of holding Dia de los Muertos festivities with an exhibition, live music, DJs, and traditional face painting, processions, and a blessing.

November 1, 2013
A visit with UC president Janet Napolitano, Ella Maria Diaz on the Royal Chicano Air Force, the CSRC acquires the Luis C. Garza Papers, and more!
October 30, 2013
Chapter 23, "No Apologies: Asco, Performance Art, and the Chicano Civil Rights Movement," in the recent release "A People's Art History of the United States" (New Press, 2013) by Nicolas Lampert, features images from CSRC collections.
October 25, 2013

CSRC associate director and UCLA Population Health and Health Disparities epidemiologist Alex Ortega will be among the panelists contributing to the discussion "The State of L.A.'s Plate," hosted by Zócalo Public Square and UCLA at the Petersen Automotive Museum on November 18 at 7:30 p.m. Former Bon Appetit editor Barbara Fairchild, “The Glutster” food blogger Javier Cabral, and host Evan Kleiman will attempt to answer the question: What does what we eat—and what we don’t eat—say about L.A.?

October 25, 2013
The CSRC received the first featured spotlight in the newsletter of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
October 25, 2013
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was one of the initiators of a recent report on the racial climate of UCLA campus and policies and procedures for addressing racial discrimination and bias pertaining to UCLA faculty.
October 24, 2013
David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times Book Critic and one of the panelists at the CSRC-organized event celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the release of John Rechy's groundbreaking novel "City of Night," published a brief summary of the evening.
October 21, 2013
Chon A. Noriega, CSRC director and professor of cinema and media studies at UCLA, was quoted in a story concerning the box office success of "Instructions Not Included" and the future of Latino filmmaking in the US.
October 16, 2013
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press announces the release of Pepón Osorio, the first book-length study of the internationally recognized installation artist and sculptor who upended the 1993 Whitney Biennial with his provocative artwork Scene of the Crime.
October 14, 2013

CSRC director and cinema and media studies professor Chon A. Noriega was interviewed on "The Business" concerning the state of U.S.-produced TV for viewers seeking Latino characters and culture, including bilingualism.