Chon Noriega

May 13, 2011 Comments Off on Chon Noriega
University of California-Los Angeles

Chon Noriega is Professor in the UCLA Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, and Director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. He is author of Shot in America: Television, the State, and the Rise of Chicano Cinema (Minnesota, 2000), and co-author of Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement (LACMA/California, 2008) andL.A. Xicano (CSRC/Washington, 2011).  He is editor of nine books and three book series. Since 1996, he has been editor of Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. He is currently co-curating four inter-related exhibitions on Chicano art from 1945-80 that will be on display at three art museums in Los Angeles from October 2011 through February 2012.  Noriega’s awards include the Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art, the Rockefeller Foundation Film/Video/Multimedia Fellowship, and the Ann C. Rosenfield Distinguished Community Partnership Prize.
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