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May 12, 2016

The Los Angeles Times covered the announcement of Pilar Tompkins Rivas as the new director of the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College.

May 2, 2016

CSRC faculty win awards for undergraduate teaching, CSRC researchers present at Latino Art Now!, thirty-fifth anniversary screening of Zoot Suit, IAC Spring Social, spring book sale, and more! (Image: Renee Hudson, center, doctoral candidate in English, introduces students to CSRC poster collections)

April 29, 2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the election of 213 new members who include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers and artists. Monica Lozano, Chair of the Board of U.S. Hispanic Media, and publisher and CEO of La Opinión, was among those elected in public affairs, business, and administration. Lozano recently donated to the CSRC the La Opinión files, which includes over 100 boxes of photographs dating back to the 1980s.
April 27, 2016

Álvaro Ochoa Serrano, professor of history at el Colegio de Michoacán and former CSRC visiting scholar, has published La música va a otra parte: Mariachi México-USA (El Colegio de Michoacán and El Colegio de Jalisco, 2015).

April 27, 2016

In Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez (Abrams, 2016), a new monograph on the celebrated Los Angeles artist, author Lawrence Weschler discusses Gomez’s solo show at the CSRC Library in 2013 as the artist’s “breakthrough” exhibition. 

April 11, 2016

CSUN Today featured a story on photographs by professor and artist Harry Gamboa Jr. that were recently acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Autry Museum of the American West.

April 8, 2016

Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, published by CSRC Press, was mentioned in a book review for A Promising Problem: The New Chicano/a History (University of Texas Press, 2016).

April 4, 2016

A tribute to Don Nakanishi, new implementation grants announced for PST: LA/LA exhibitions, high school students visit the CSRC, events, research grants, and more. (Image: Carlos M. Haro, center, and Andrea Vargas, right, with Boyle Heights College Track scholars.)

March 30, 2016

The Art Newspaper covered the latest round of implementation grants for institutions participating in the Getty arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.  The article discusses the exhibition organized by the CSRC and co-curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas (LACMA), Mari Carmen Ramirez (MFAH), and CSRC director Chon A. Noriega.

The Art Newspaper, March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016

The forthcoming CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing was mentioned in this story on the implementation grants given for exhibitions in the Getty arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

The New York Times, March 30, 2016