In a UCLA Newsroom Q&A, Kelly Lytle Hernández, associate professor of history and former CSRC associate director, discusses her new book, City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and The Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles 1771-1965 (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).
In an opinion piece for Artnet News, Karen Mary Davalos, professor of Chicano and Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, draws upon the opening of the new Center for Chicano Art at UC Riverside to discusses the need for sustainable practices regarding the collection, exhibition, and endorsement of Chicano art in Southern California.
Professor and artist David Avalos will present a talk at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, discussing his Milagro hubcap art series.
The CSRC is mentioned in a UCLA Newsroom piece about the upcoming CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, co-curated by CSRC director Chon Noriega. The exhibition opens June 11 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “Home” is part of the Getty-funded arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.
The May issue of Art Forum features a preview of the CSRC-organized exhibition "Home—So Different, So Appealing" opening June 11 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Former CSRC director David E. Hayes-Bautista was quoted in an article discussing the historic origin of Cinco de Mayo based on the research he conducted for his book El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition (University of California Press, 2012).
Vanessa Díaz, IAC visiting researcher and Ford fellow, was interviewed for a feature on the increasing numbers of Latino paparazzi in what was previously an industry of white males. Díaz presented her research at the CSRC in April.
CSRC announces Lupe Anguiano Leadership Scholarship Fund, CSRC director to present at Latino and Latin American art symposium in NYC, news from visiting scholars, the CSRC co-sponsors "The Latin Wave" at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, and more in this month's newsletter!
La Bloga featured a review of Altermundos: Latin@ Speculative Literature, Film, and Popular Culture, recently published by CSRC Press.
OC Weekly mentioned CSRC IAC visiting researcher Vanessa Díaz in an article about UCLA artists-in-residence Obsesión. The CSRC co-sponsored the Cuban hip-hop group’s residency, which included a panel discussion and a screening of Diaz’s documentary on the musical duo.