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June 2019

Sharing Knowledge, Taking Action at UCLA

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Covel Commons, UCLA + Google Map

Organized by the Health Equity Network of the Americas This event will explore pathways to improve policies related to Violence Against Women, Immigrant Health, and Primary Care. Date: June 7, 2019 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, registration begins at 8:00 AM Location: Covel Commons, UCLA RSVP online For more information, contact Tanya Honey. Speakers: Eve Sheedy, Executive Director, Domestic Violence Council, LA County Department of Public Health Steven Wallace, Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health James Macinko, Professor,…

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Daughters of Whitman

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90201 United States
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Organized by UCLA Writing Programs Part of Whitmania! Songs of Ourselves: Celebrating the Radical Optimism of Walt Whitman and UCLA Womxn literary and performing artists explore the legacy of the father of American Poetry. This free performance will include poetry, puppetry, music and more, followed by a reception with cake in honor of Walt's 200th birthday. Participants will include: bridgette bianca, Audrey Densmore, Dominiqua Dickey, Susannah Rodríguez Drissi, Cecelia Fairchild,Heather Nagami,Vickie Vertiz, Amber West   Date: June 2, 2019 Time:…

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May 2019

Awards and Benefit Reception 2019

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, Centennial Ballroom A/B, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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This event is now past. Photo highlights of the 2019 Awards and Benefit Reception can be viewed HERE. Join the UCLA Center for the Study of Women for a special end of the year event to honor the Center’s accomplishments, student award recipients, and this year’s Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award honoree! FEATURING THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS Organizing in a Time of Hate: Leading with Love By Ai-Jen Poo Founder & Executive Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) Co-Director, Caring Across Generations…

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The OpEd Project presents “Write to Change the World”

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rolfe 2125

CSW is  thrilled to announce that we are partnering with The OpEd Project to bring a special day-long seminar to UCLA! Learn how to write, pitch, and publish op-eds; assert your expertise; and increase the range of voices and ideas that we hear from in our media.   "Write to Change the World" will bring emerging voices together for an interactive day of live experiments around expertise, credibility, ideas and impact. The seminar is designed to test assumptions about our individual knowledge, and…

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Gender and Water: Research Masterclass with Andrea Ballestero

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Part of Gender and Water At this Research Masterclass, students from the Gender and Water Research team will discuss research findings and forthcoming papers with visiting facilitator Andrea Ballestero, who will provide commentary and feedback.  Observers are welcome. Andrea Ballestero is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Rice University. Ballestero's work looks at the unexpected ethical and technical entanglements through which experts understand water in Latin America. Ballestero's first book, A Future History of Water (Duke University Press, 2019) asks how…

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Gender and Water: Andrea Ballestero, “A Future History of Water”

May 16 @ 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
352 Haines Hall

Hosted by UCLA Department of Anthropology Culture, Power, and Social Change Interest Group. Part of Gender and Water In this book talk, Andrea Ballestero will discuss how to think anthropologically about the techno-legal devices used to deal with the politics of water in the present and in the yet to come. Ballestero will focus on the work of regulators in Costa Rica and how they use pricing formulas and the consumer price index to imagine their responsibility for society and…

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Aurora Levins Morales, “Medicine Stories: Essays for Radicals”

May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hacienda Room, Faculty Center

Organized by the Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair Aurora Levins Morales is an internationally known Puerto Rican Jewish feminist writer and lifelong arts-based organizer. She is the author of six books, including Kindling: Writings on the Body, Getting Home Alive, Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron from the History of Puertorriquenas, and Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios. She has been active in many social justice movements and she is a historian who turns history into stories with the intention…

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Marathon Reading of The Handmaid’s Tale and Earthseed

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - May 10 @ 12:00 pm
Powell Courtyard

The UCLA Marathon Reading is a cultural initiative that promotes literacy and community building by presenting a novel or novels aloud in their entirety. The event is free and open to the public beyond campus. Audience members come and go throughout the two-day event, and there are booths with tie-in activities. This year, we have chosen a women in sci-fi theme: Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale and Octavia Butler's Earthseed series, Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents. This…

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CSW Research Affiliate Brown Bag: “On Sarah Dorsey: A Nineteenth-century Southern Woman’s Rediscovered Lecture on the Philosophy of the University of France”

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rolfe 2125

Philosopher Sarah Dorsey On Sarah Dorsey: A Nineteenth-century Southern Woman’s Rediscovered Lecture on the Philosophy of the University of France A talk by Carol Bensick, PhD Sarah Dorsey (1829-1879) is the earliest woman from the U.S. South to devote herself to philosophy. Besides the later Anna Julia Cooper, she is only the second Southern woman philosopher to be discovered by feminist historians--the first from the “Deep” South. She is the first American to make a study of contemporary French philosophy,…

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April 2019

I Am Not My Trauma: Word On Wednesday Spoken Word and Poetry Night

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kerckhoff Hall Art Gallery, UCLA + Google Map

Part of the UCLA CARE Program's Sexual Assault Awareness Month A special edition of the UCLA Cultural Affairs Comission's Word on Wednesday poetry and spoken word series, recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM Location: Kerckhoff Art Gallery Don't miss the other Sexual Assault Awareness Month events! Download a PDF of the calendar here.  

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