Fusion Magazine featured a Q&A with filmmaker Willie Varela. Varela's work is the focus of Video Art by Willie Varela, volume 9 in the CSRC's Chicano Media and Video Art DVD series. (Photo by R. Ted Carrasco)
The National Endowment of the Humanities featured the Frontera Collection on its website, which is funded in part by the NEH. The collection is under the stewardship of the CSRC.
New York-based artist Freddy Rodriguez, a native of the Dominican Republic, has been awarded a 2016 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship.
Ramón García, author of the CSRC's award-winning A Ver volume on the artist Ricardo Valverde, was named by The Culture Trip as one of the top ten Los Angeles-based poets to know.
New appointments, fond farewells, forthcoming publications, a visiting scholars report, and more in this month's newsletter. (Image: Students pack textiles from CSRC collections during a workshop now viewable on CSRC YouTube)
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega's 2009 Aztlán article was reprinted in Joe Ortiz's blog, It Seems to Me... The article discusses the portrayals of Mexicans in silent-era Hollywood Westerns and the equally problematic scholarship on race in the Western genre and its "greaser" subgenre.
The CSRC is looking for a part-time Communications and Academic Programs Assistant to provide clerical and research support to the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, including assisting with event coordination, social media promotion, website maintenance, and record keeping.
The Daily Bruin announced the appointment of Laura Gómez as interim dean for the UCLA Division of Social Sciences.
ARTnews covered the announcement of Pilar Tompkins Rivas as the new director of the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College.
ARTFORUM covered the appointment of Pilar Tompkins Rivas as the new director of the Vincent Price Art Museum.