Using the film Arrival as an analogy, CSRC director Chon Noriega's op-ed for The Huffington Post urges the U.S. population to rely upon the power of a united people despite disagreements.
Vanessa Díaz, CSRC IAC postdoctoral scholar, wrote an op-ed condemning People Magazine’s favorable coverage of president-elect Donald Trump despite a People reporter’s accusation that Trump sexually assaulted her while she was on assignment.
Chicanos and Film: Representation and Resistance (University of Minnesota Press, 1992), edited by CSRC director Chon Noriega, was mentioned in a top ten book list on Chicano/Mexican cinema.
The UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has provided a list of campus resources for members of the UCLA community seeking information and guidance following the 2016 presidential election.
The Institute of American Cultures (IAC) is accepting applications for their Research Grant Program in Ethnic Studies (academic year 2017-18). It particularly encourages proposals that will make a contribution to the research interests of the Ethnic Studies Research Centers, including interethnic/interracial and multiethnic/multiracial topics.
The Huffington Post mentioned two of the CSRC’s forthcoming shows, Home—So Different, So Appealing and Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, in an article about PST: LA/LA.
This year's CSRC visiting scholars, fellowship and conference opportunities, information on the upcoming CSRC Open House featuring a new exhibit focused on public art in CSRC collections, and more, in this month's newsletter! (Image: "Welcome to America’s Finest Tourist Plantation," 1988)
The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) is accepting applications for the IUPLR/Mellon Fellowship Program (academic year 2017-18). The program supports ABD doctoral students in the humanities who are writing dissertations in Latina/o studies.
The L.A. Weekly previewed the forthcoming exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, to be on display at the Vincent Price Art Museum in 2017.
The CSRC was mentioned as a co-sponsor of the panel discussion “Beyond the Elections: Political Impacts on Communities of Color” on October 27 in the CSRC Library.