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May 2020

Explore “The Chinese Atlantic: Seascapes and the Theatricality of Globalization” and talk with author Sean Metzger

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Organized by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Zoom talk with author Sean Metzger and CSW Director Rachel Lee In The Chinese Atlantic, Sean Metzger charts processes of global circulation across and beyond the Atlantic, exploring how seascapes generate new understandings of Chinese migration, financial networks and artistic production. Moving across film, painting, performance, and installation art, Metzger traces flows of money, culture, and aesthetics to reveal the ways in which routes of commerce stretching back to the Dutch Golden Age…

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April 2020

[POSTPONED] Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) Forum

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - April 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fowler Museum, Covel Commons

This event has been postponed. Please visit the event website for more details. Organized by the UCLA African Studies Center Date: POSTPONED Time: POSTPONED Location: UCLA Fowler Museum, UCLA Covel Commons The inaugural forum will expand an integrated vision of “Green Development” in Africa that is both ecologically and economically sustainable, emphasizing local solutions to climate change developed by African stakeholders in urban and rural communities. ARCC 2020 will assemble interdisciplinary panels of scholars, scientists, industry leaders, climate change innovators,…

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Digital Dance Criticism: Screens as Choreographic Apparatus

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance An online lecture by Kate Mattingly, University of Utah Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Time: 6:30pm-7:50pm Location: Zoom Prior to the introduction of websites and social media, professional dance criticism circulated through print publications: newspapers, magazines, and journals. This presentation examines the current proliferation of screens as platforms for criticism and how they-mobile devices, laptops, televisions, and computers-shift the frameworks that writers and readerships use to engage with dance. I use…

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InterActions LA 2020

April 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Organized by the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies InterActions LA is now a free virtual event. Registration still required. Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Virtual Event Event Details This year’s event will discuss the opportunities to improve safety for women, girls, and other vulnerable populations as they travel throughout the Los Angeles region. Too often, people in these groups feel unsafe in public and this inhibits their freedom, independence and quality of…

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March 2020

The Right to Vote Then and Now: A Symposium on the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Woman Suffrage Amendment

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Royce 314

Organized by the Luskin Center for History and Policy Date: March 8, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Location: 314 Royce Hall Devoted to the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, the symposium will be held on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2020. The Luskin Center for History and Policy seeks to bring together scholars and activists, historians and political figures, in a rich conversation about the link between past and present. The event will host two…

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

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Carnesale Commons, UCLA, 350 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095

This event has passed. View Photo Highlights from Thinking Gender 2020. This year marks Thinking Gender's 30th anniversary! FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020 CARNESALE COMMONS, UCLA PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED In-person registration will be available on the day of. First come, first serve. Please visit the registration table in the Palisades Lobby on the 3rd floor. DETAILED SCHEDULE 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…

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[POSTPONED] IMAGE MOVERS: Asian American Studies Center 50th Anniversary Film Festival

March 6 - March 21
Billy Wilder Theater, James Bridges Theater

This event has been postponed. Please see the event website for more details. Organized by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Date: POSTPONED Time: POSTPONED Location: Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammar Museum and UCLA James Bridges Theater Tickets for the event Image Movers is a three-weekend film festival featuring powerful imagery and poignant commentary about some of the most meaningful issues facing our AAPI communities. Each program features films organized around central themes. After each screening, audiences will hear from Asian…

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Kanner Lecture Series: Hazel Carby

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kaplan 193

Organized by the Department of English and Co-sponsored by the CSW Black Feminism Initiative This lecture is part of the Kanner Lecture Series. More details. DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 TIME: 12:00-2:00 PM LOCATION: Royce Hall 314

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February 2020

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

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
306 Royce Hall

Followed by a discussion with Ariel Hart This event focuses on the innovative historical and ongoing care practices and visions for justice that Black women have developed to confront institutionalized reproductive racial violence. Kimberly Durdin will be joined in discussion by UCLA doctoral student Ariel Hart. Q&A to follow. Kimberly Durdin is a leading figure in the reproductive justice movement. A lactation consultant, childbirth educator and doula, in 2018 she and business partner Allegra Hill, opened Kindred Space LA, a birth,…

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January 2020

“The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw” by Shelley Niro

January 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Melnitz 1409: James Bridges Theater

Film Screening: The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw (2019) The UCLA American Indian Studies Center will be hosting the Los Angeles premiere of award-winning visual artist and filmmaker Shelley Niro’s new feature film, The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw. A Q&A will follow with Director Shelley Niro. Please RSVP by Thursday, January 9, 2020 Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Time: 7:30 PM Location: James Bridges Theater Co-sponsored by: Melnitz Movies (UCLA Graduate Students Association and the ASUCLA Student…

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