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Yreina Cervántez Recognized as One of L.A.'s 8 Most Influential Chicana and Chicano Artists

March 22, 2016

Yreina Cervantez recognition

Cervántez’s art shows the personal and cultural experiences of Chicanas. She’s been a pioneer in including women into mainstream art movements, including the Chicano Art Movement. Her work is transformative and is produced from the lens of Xicana feminism. She received a B.A. in fine arts at the University of Santa Cruz and an MFA from UCLA. She currently teaches Chicana/o Studies at California State University Northridge. Cervántez’s work, including her public murals, has both engaged and educated the community. She’s been involved with community-based centers, the Social and Public Arts Resource Center and Self Help Graphics and Art. Read more

Professor Rudy Acuña Accepts John Hope Franklin Award at ACE

March 22, 2016

Acuna's ACE Award

Last night, Dr. Rodolfo F. Acuña, the founder of the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and a professor emeritus at California State University, Northridge, accepted Diverse’s 2016 Dr. John Hope Franklin Award at the 98th American Council on Education Annual Meeting.  Read more

Who are these Chicana/o Studies Professors?

October 15, 2014

MEChA State College

Efraín Sebastían Estrada, CTVA Major, created a short documentary film project on The Chicano Studies Department's History and its Creation at Cal State University Northridge (Published on Sep 10, 2014). Read more

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