A conference, screenings, and exhibition commemorating the 1968 student walkouts, a new issue of Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, publications by CSRC visiting scholars, Esteban Torres Papers processed, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Students and community supporters outside Roosevelt High School during the 1968 walkouts. Photo by Devra Weber. La Raza Photograph Collection)
In a letter to the campus community, the Chancellor and Special Assistant to the Chancellor on Immigration Policy state UCLA policy and resources for DACA and TPS students and staff.
A preview of the two-day conference "Seeking Educational Justice: The 1968 Chicana/o Student Walkouts Made History", organized by the CSRC, was highlighted in Hyperallergic. The preview included an image from the CSRC’s La Raza Photograph Collection.
The exhibitions Home—So Different, So Appealing, Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, and La Raza were all named in an Artnexus review of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative. Home—So Different, So Appealing was organized by the CSRC in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, which debuted at the Vincent Price Art Museum and is now on view at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami, was organized in collaboration with the CSRC. La Raza was organized in collaboration with the CSRC and is now on view at the Autry Museum of the American West
Images from the CSRC’s La Raza Photograph Collection were used in a three-part series on the East Los Angeles student walkouts of 1968. The series commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the walkouts by examining the historical context and inspiration behind the students’ demands.
The exhibition La Raza, now on view at the Autry Museum of the American West and organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was featured in an editorial discussing the strengths of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/ LA initiative.
La Raza, on view at the Autry Museum of the American West and organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was featured in a roundup of acclaimed exhibitions in currently on view across Los Angeles.
La Raza was featured in a roundup of exhibitions currently on view across Los Angeles.
In an interview for the UCLA Library Powell Blog, CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores and CSRC archives specialist Doug Johnson discuss the exhibition they organized, Las Causas: Zines from the Chicano Studies Research Center Archive, which is on view in the Powell Library Rotunda through March 24, 2018.
Artists Carmen Argote and Daniel Joseph Martinez, whose work was featured in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, will be among the Los Angeles-based artists whose work will appear in the 2018 edition of the Made in L.A. biennial at the Hammer Museum. Martinez was also featured in the CSRC’s installation program at the 2018 LA Art Show.