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November 2019

Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Sreet
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Free Hands-On Workshop Organized by the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health and Education Center Come join your colleagues and community activists to engage in a “hands-on” workshop to learn how you can help the women you serve in reducing and eliminating toxins before, during and after pregnancy. The workshop is from 9:00 - 11:00 am. It will be followed by a facilitator training from 11:00am - 12:30pm to learn how to conduct the "Planning for a Healthy Home, Body,…

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December 2019

America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce 314

Organized by the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies Date: December 3, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: 314 Royce Hall RSVP for this event In this groundbreaking history, Pamela Nadell asks what does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? Weaving together stories from the colonial era’s matriarch Grace Nathan and her great-granddaughter poet Emma Lazarus to union organizer Bessie Hillman and the great justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nadell shows two threads binding the…

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Library services to people who are incarcerated: Attempting anti-racism through LIS

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
111 GSEIS Building, 290 Charles E. Young Drive N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Organized by the Department of Information Studies Date: December 5, 2019 Time: 3:00 pm Location: 111 GSEIS Building A talk featuring Dr. Jeanie Austin, Librarian, Jail & Reentry Services Program, San Francisco Public Library. Part of the Information Studies Colloquium. All events are fragrance-free and open to the public.

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Feminist Approaches to Understanding Global Anti-Muslim Racism

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - December 6 @ 2:00 pm
Charles E. Young Research Library and Rolfe Hall

Featuring Nadine Naber (University of Illinois) and Nadera Shalhoub Kevorkian (Hebrew University) Book Launch and Workshop DATE: December 5, 2019 TIME: 5:00-8:00 PM LOCATION: Young Research Library Keynote Address DATE: December 6, 2019 TIME: 12:00-2:00 PM LOCATION: Rolfe Hall 314 Co-sponsored by: UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies Islamic Studies Program Promise Institute for Human Rights

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February 2020

Black Feminism, Care, and Reproduction in Urgent Times: A Conversation with Kimberly Durdin

February 10, 2020
306 Royce Hall

Followed by a discussion with Ariel Hart Kimberly Durdin is a birth worker and advocate for reproductive justice for women of color. She is the co-founder of Kindred Space LA, a hub for midwifery care, doula support, lactation consulting, education, support groups, enrichment, meditation and movement. Durdin will be in dialogue with Ariel Hart, UCLA PhD student in Medicine and Sociology. Date: Monday, February 10, 2020 Time: TBD Location: 306 Royce Hall This is the first event in the Black…

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Last Days at Hot Slit: The Radical Feminism of Andrea Dworkin

February 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90035 United States
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Organized by the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies Date: February 19, 2020 Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: Jan Popper Theater (Schoenberg Hall) RSVP for this event Among the very first writers to use her own experiences of sexual assault in a revolutionary analysis of male supremacy, radical Jewish feminist Andrea Dworkin has been branded as a misandrist and a censorial demagogue for her controversial stances on pornography, sex and violence. This event will bring together Johanna…

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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

Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women’s Health Community Dialogue

May 6, 2020

Workshop organized by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health and Education Center

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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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