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October 2019

Symposium: “On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives”

October 10 - October 11
Charles E. Young Research Library and Royce Hall

Organized by the UCLA Department of African American Studies A Symposium featuring Keynote Speaker Gloria Wekker, Professor Emerita at Utrecht University, The Netherlands Key Symposium questions will include: How do marginalized experiences of Blackness within Europe, especially the interventions of Black Muslims, LGBTQI*, and/or those rendered non-citizen (e.g., refugees or asylum seekers), challenge one-dimensional conceptualizations of Blackness? How have contemporary contributions to the transnational continuations of the Black Radical and Black feminist traditions been brought to bear in various European…

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CSW and Gender Studies Fall Reception

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rolfe Courtyard

Join CSW and the UCLA Department of Gender Studies as we celebrate the start of a new academic year! Join us for an opportunity to meet and network with faculty, students, and staff, and to learn about CSW’s and Gender Studies’ upcoming projects, research, and events. Refreshments will be served. RSVP online by October 1, 2019 Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: Rolfe Hall Courtyard, UCLA RSVP ONLINE

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“Porosity and Reciprocity,” European Languages and Transcultural Studies Graduate Conference

October 24 - October 25
Royce Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Porosity and Reciprocity 1st Annual European Languages and Transcultural Studies Graduate Student Conference Organized by the UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies Date: October 24-25, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Royce Hall This conference explores issues of cultural borders and exchange and will feature a roundtable discussion featuring scholars who specialize in gender and women’s studies. An ever-growing body of scholarship across disciplines and concentrations has underscored the long history of cultural exchange that challenges…

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November 2019

Women’s Reproductive Health & Environment Conference

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organized by the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health and Education Center The goal of the Women's Reproductive Health and Environment Conference is to educate women about environmental justice and protect their health. The conference promotes advocacy, education and research. Co-sponsored by: UCLA Center for the Study of Women California Breast Cancer Reseal Program Davide and Lucille Packard Foundation Community Partners: Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center Black Women for Wellness IDEPSCA Maternal and Child Health Access SAJE UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology…

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March 2020

Thinking Gender 2020: Sexual Violence as Structural Violence: Feminist Visions of Transformative Justice

March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Carnesale Commons, UCLA, 350 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095

This year marks Thinking Gender's 30th anniversary! FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020 CARNESALE COMMONS, UCLA CALL FOR PROPOSALS Thinking Gender 2020 will focus on feminist, queer, trans, anti-carceral, transnational, and intersectional approaches to sexual violence.  Recent #MeToo mobilizations against high-profile predatory sexual abusers including Harvey Weinstein, R. Kelly, and Jeffrey Epstein have heightened public conversation around sexual violence. While important contributions have challenged dominant approaches to sexual violence, much of it has remained caught in legalistic, carceral, or criminal justice discourses…

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May 2020

Bethany Hughes, “Listen to Native Women: Redface and Its Gendered Uses”

May 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
208 Kaufman Hall

Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance A talk by Bethany Hughes, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Assistant Professor of American Culture and Native American Studies at the University of Michigan. In the nineteenth century Americans were infatuated with Indians on stage. From the Indian Plays craze starting in the 1830s to the wild west shows starting in the 1880s Americans were thrilled to witness love, war, and death… with Indians. The first superstar of the American theatre…

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