CSRC curates performances and installations at LA Art Show, new crowdfunding campaign for "Home--So Different, So Appealing," CSRC librarian meets the Mayor, fellowship and grants opportunities, and more, in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Mayor Eric Garcetti, CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores, and LAPL city librarian John F. Szabo)
The CSRC will be among L.A.'s most prestigious art institutions curating installation and performance programming at the 22nd annual LA Art Show taking place January 11-15 at the L.A. Convention Center.
LXAQ covered CSRC collections donor Guadalupe Rosales and her Instagram projects, ‘Veteranas and Rucas’ and ‘Map Pointz,’ which post crowd-sourced photographs, flyers, videos, and other ephemera pertaining to Chicano party culture in the 1990s.
Post-election commentaries, Haro lectures in Japan, CSRC holiday book sale, fellowship and grants opportunities, and more, in this month's newsletter! (Image: CSRC assistant professor emeritus Carlos Haro with students at Hannan University)
CSRC IAC postdoctoral scholar Vanessa Díaz was quoted in an article discussing the need to track hateful acts in the U.S. in order to effect policy change, despite complications associated with hate crime reports.
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.