June 1, 2004
Last month, Chicano studies lost a major figure in the development of the field. Gloria Anzaldúa passed away on May 15, 2004, from diabetes-related complications. She was sixty-one years old.
May 21, 2004
On May 21, 2004, the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center will host a one-day symposium about the Mendez case, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 that successfully ended de jure segregation in California and a precursor to later court cases, including Brown v. the Board of Education.
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May 1, 2004
The billboard on Cahuenga Blvd. was simple and direct: “On May 14 there will be no Mexicans in California.”
April 1, 2004
Article mentions Latino Policy and Issues Brief.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, April 2004
March 1, 2004
The center has lost a good friend and an important voice for Latinos in California. Frank del Olmo, an associate editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, died of an apparent heart attack in his office on Thursday, February 19, 2004. He was 55.
February 1, 2004
This month the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) unveils two major projects in the arts: the Strachwitz Frontera Collection website and a Latino arts preservation initiative.
January 1, 2004
Happy New Year! This month the center gets underway with its second faculty search, hosts a meeting of Latino faculty and administrators from across the University of California system, and gets ready to launch its Frontera Collection web site with over 15,000 Spanish-language recordings from the first half of the twentieth century.
December 1, 2003
I recently ventured into the UCLA Archives and came across a document written by the first administrative coordinator of the Chicano Studies Center in December 1969.