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Joanna Szupinska, senior curator of exhibitions at UCR Arts, stands in front of the Christina Fernandez exhibition at the California Museum of Photography on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. (UCR/Sandra Baltazar Martínez)
UCR ARTS: Christina Fernandez’s photo exhibition captures life
This is Fernandez’s first major solo museum show. The images reflect on various social issues and explores her Mexican American identity.
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Liking another group doesn't mean you dislike your own
More than 70 years ago, a pair of psychologists conducted a study in which they asked young Black girls to choose between Black and white dolls. The girls overwhelmingly chose white dolls, ascribing positive attributes to them. The Black girls’ choices and reasoning were interpreted by study authors to indicate “a feeling of inferiority among African-American children and damaged... self-esteem.” The die was cast in psychology discourse: If you like a group to which you don’t belong — an “outgroup” — it’s because you have bad feelings about your own group — your “ingroup.”
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Alfredo Mirandé, a UC Riverside distinguished professor of sociology and ethnic studies, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. (UCR/Stan Lim)
A new look at ‘The Chicano Experience’
Professor Alfredo Mirandé’s 1985 foundational sociology book has a completely revised second edition.
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Portrait of Richard T. Rodríguez, professor of English and media and cultural studies, who is also a DJ at KUCR radio, on Thursday, September 1, 2022, in Riverside.  (UCR/Stan Lim)
Latinos, British post-punk music, and growing up in Southern California
New book by UC Riverside’s Richard Rodríguez offers personal stories as he explores musical connections between Latino fans and British bands.
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