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.
Gronk's "Mug," a summer news roundup, October events, new library acquisitions and exhibitions, new releases from CSRC Press, and more in this month's newsletter!
Nonprofit Quarterly reported on the findings from the study Invisible No More: An Evaluation of Latino Representation at the Smithsonian Institution conducted by the CSRC and the UCLA Latino Politics and Policy Initiative.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega published an essay in Faculty Center News, a publication of the UCLA Faculty Center, regarding The Mug, a painting by Gronk. The artist donated the work to the university in the aftermath of the 1993 hunger strikes for Chicano studies at UCLA.
The La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West, which was organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was featured in a Los Angeles Times roundup of acclaimed exhibitions across Los Angeles.
The New York Times profiled artist Guadalupe Rosales and her archive of photos and ephemera chronicling Chicana and Chicano youth culture in Los Angeles in the 1980s and '90s. The article cites the CSRC as an early advisor to Rosales regarding her materials.