The CSRC mourns the passing of Dr. Raúl Ruíz, educator, photojournalist, and lifelong Chicano activist.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was extensively quoted in a piece the the Daily Bruin, discussing Latino inclusion and representation in the film industry.
KLCS, a public broadcasting network, shared a snapshot video highlighting archival images held by the CSRC which document the 1968 Walkouts. The images are currently on display at Theodore Roosevelt High School, and CSRC assistant director emeritus Carlos Haro was interviewed for the video.
A visit to the CSRC by UC Regent John Pérez, visiting scholar reports, a call for Aztlán journal submissions, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Linda Vallejo, 30% of the US Population Will Be Latino in 2050, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist.)
UCLA Newsroom featured an article on “Collisions at the Crossroads,” the recently released book by Genevieve Carpio, UCLA professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies and CSRC Faculty Advisory Committee member. Carpio presented the book in the CSRC Library on May 30, which is mentioned in the article.
The retrospective exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell was featured in an article by Chicago Reader. The exhibition originally opened in 2017 at the Vincent Price Art Museum in collaboration with the Chicano Studies Research Center, and is currently on view at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen.
The Daily Bruin published a piece on roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library and was part of UCLA’s Alumni Day celebration for the university’s centennial year.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece by the Los Angeles Times, discussing the need for UCLA to prepare for the changing demographics its student body.
UCLA Newsroom published a piece on the Alumni Day events at UCLA, which included a roundtable discussion featuring the directors of UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. The discussion was held in the Chicano Studies Research Center Library.
The Instagram account of CSRC donor Guadalupe Rosales was highlighted by the website Mitú. Rosales’ collection documents Southern California Chicano Life in the 1990s, and is housed at the Chicano Studies Research Center.