A call to vote, this year's CSRC visiting scholars, upcoming events, a newly processed archival collection, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: CSRC librarian and archivist Xaviera Flores, left, being honored by CSRC collections donor Anna Soto for her work on the Nell and Phil Soto Papers.)
In an interview with the College Art Association (CAA), CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black discussed her work with CAA, her thoughts on the field, and what goes into making the CAA Annual Conference a reality each year.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was interviewed for a piece by Artbound about the Bridges in Time of Walls exhibition currently on view in Mexico City. The CSRC is a lender to the exhibition, which is a collaboration between the Mexican government’s cultural department and AltaMed, and Noriega contributed to the catalog.
A preview of the exhibition Viva Las Fotos: A Day of the Dead Memorial for Laura Aguilar included images courtesy of the CSRC and the artist’s estate.
The Daily Bruin featured a piece on comments made by artist and retired UCLA professor Judy Baca during the recent event "Judy Baca and Anna Indych-López in Conversation," which was co-organized by the CSRC and the Hammer Museum.
In an interview regarding the lifetime achievement award he recently received from the Oscar B. Cintas Foundation, art historian Juan A. Martínez discussed his career and notable publications, including María Brito, published by the CSRC Press as part of the A Ver: Revisioning Art History series.
CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black was interviewed by the Daily Bruin for a piece on the Faculty-in-Residence program at the undergraduate dorms.
Performer, producer, and CSRC donor Dan Guerrero was interviewed by NBC News Los Angeles for a feature celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The interview was partially filmed at the CSRC Library and features a glimpse of materials in the Dan Guerrero Research Collection. View the segment here.
Jacqueline L. Angel and CSRC faculty associate Juan Fernando Torres-Gil, investigators for the Latinos and Economic Security project, published an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer in which they discuss the implications of an aging and majority-minority population. The project is a partnership between the CSRC and the UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was interviewed for a piece in Hyperallergic concerning the history, research, and findings of the Invisible No More study published in September by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) and the CSRC. The study examines the Smithsonian Institution’s progress toward implementing the ten recommendations in a 1994 report by the institution's Task Force on Latino Issues.