Press Room

If you are a journalist wishing to contact us for a story, please contact the following:

Rebecca Epstein, Senior Manager of Research Communications, (310) 206-9185,

UCLA Newsroom Media Contacts, (310) 825-2585


CSRC Media Releases

June 23, 2021 - "UCLA receives $1.45 million bequest for research related to artist Raphael Montañez Ortiz" (PDF)
June 8, 2021 - "Veronica Terriquez named director of UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center" (PDF)
March 2, 2021 - "Famed artist, activist, and educator José Montoya (1932-2013)
is subject of new monograph from CSRC Press" (PDF)
May 29, 2020 - "La Raza from UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press wins gold medal from Independent Publisher Book Awards" (PDF)
April 7, 2020 - "UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center awarded NEH grant to preserve collections focusing on religion, faith, and spirituality in Mexican American social history" (PDF)
January 18, 2019 - "UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center recognized for diversity in the visual arts" (PDF)
September 26, 2018 - "UCLA study finds Latinos remain underrepresented in the Smithsonian Institution" (PDF)
June 27, 2018 - "CSRC Press releases first scholarly book on famed Los Angeles muralist Judith F. Baca" (PDF)
June 18, 2018 - "Invisible No More: Disparities in Latino Representation & Inclusion in Nation’s Preeminent Art & Cultural Institution, Smithsonian Institution" (PDF in collaboration with LPPI)
May 18, 2017 - "Destructivist artist Raphael Montañez Ortiz to receive UCLA Medal" (PDF)
May 4, 2017 - "Exhibition Advisory: Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1945" (PDF in collaboration with LACMA)
January 6, 2017 - "CSRC among Los Angeles's most prestigious art institutions to present art at 22nd annual LA Art Show" (PDF)
December 8, 2016 - "LA Art Show 2017 engages city's most prestigious art institutions" (PDF)
February 19, 2016 - "Celebrated artist partners with CSRC to produce Oscars commentary 'For Your Consideration: Make ‘em all Mexican'" (PDF)
December 18, 2014 - "First Chicano feature made in U.S. added to national film registry: UCLA played key role in film’s recovery and preservation" (PDF)
September 22, 2014 - "Luis Cruz Azaceta: 10th volume in groundbreaking A Ver series explores art, exile, and social justice" (PDF)
April 14, 2014 - "Ozomatli Day 2014 @ UCLA" (PDF)
November 22, 2013 - "New DVD surveys four decades of work by pioneer avant-garde filmmaker Willie Varela" (PDF)
September 16, 2013 - "Installation artist and social critic Pepón Osorio is focus of latest arts book from CSRC Press" (PDF)
September 13, 2013 - "New CSRC book tells history of VIVA, influential lesbian and gay Latino artists group" (PDF)
August 7, 2013 - "Photographer Ricardo Valverde is focus of new arts book from CSRC Press" (PDF)
November 26, 2012 - "New CSRC publication explores unprecedented collection of 20th century Mexican and Mexican American recordings, now online at UCLA" (PDF)
November 7, 2012 - "Postminimalist artist Rafael Ferrer is subject of new book from CSRC Press" (PDF)
August 21, 2012 - "Biological markers reveal hate speech on conservative talk radio raises stress and anxiety levels, UCLA study shows" (PDF)
August 8, 2012 - "CSRC wins first Diversity Award given by Society of American Archivists" (PDF)
June 7, 2012 - "Three CSRC Publications are winners at the 2012 International Latino Book Awards" (PDF)
April 27, 2012 - "CSRC awarded NEH grant to preserve 5 collections that address gap in Mexican American historical record" (PDF)
February 24, 2012 - "Race disparities strongly persist among Academy Award actor nominees, study finds" (PDF)
November 7, 2011 - "CSRC develops methodology to measure hate speech on talk radio" (PDF)