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Updated – 2014 Bunche Center Event Calendar

Updated – 2014 Bunche Center Event Calendar

2014 Bunche Center Event Calendar UPDATED 4/21/14 April 2014 Bunche Center Circle of Thought Lecture – Thursday, April 24, 2014 Terrion L. Williamson will present a Circle of Thought Lecture, “In the Life: Black Women and Serial Murder.”  Williamson is an Assistant Professor of African American Literature and Cultural Studies at Michigan State University.  Her research interests include critical black cultural […]

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Bunche Center Director Interviews Filmmaker Steve McQueen at UCLA

Bunche Center Director Interviews Filmmaker Steve McQueen at UCLA

March 3, 2014 – Steve McQueen, award-winning director, producer, screenwriter and video artist was the featured speaker at the launch of UCLA Anderson School of Management’s new speaker series — Entertainment That Matters on Feb. 28, 2014.  Click HERE for UCLA press release.  The purpose of the program, developed by UCLA Anderson’s Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports […]

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Stuart Hall, 1932 – 2014

Stuart Hall, 1932 – 2014

The world-renowned cultural theorist and activist for social justice Stuart Hall has died at 82.  An intellectual pillar of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Birmingham, England, Hall has inspired generations of scholars around the globe interested in understanding the relationships between racial representations and cultural politics.  Click HERE for the Guardian’s review of his amazing life and work.

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Scot Brown Finds the Funk on VH1 RocDocs Series

Scot Brown Finds the Funk on VH1 RocDocs Series

February 4, 2014 – UCLA history professor and Bunche Center Faculty Associate Scot Brown appears in the documentary, “Finding the Funk” on VH1’s RocDocs series.  The Kickstarter funded documentary explores the ways in which historical scholarship can impact popular culture discourse.  To learn more, click on this article in USA Today.  

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Bunche Center Headlines

Bunche Center Headlines

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and affiliated faculty have been featured in news media in Los Angeles, throughout the nation, and around the globe.  Please find a sampling of links to this news coverage below. Bunche Center in the News  September 15, 2015 – UCLA Today reports that Jazz legend Kenny Burrell, Distinguished Professor and director […]

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Archived Newsletters

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Faculty Awards & Accolades

January 24, 2013 –UCLA social psychologist Phillip Atiba Goff contributed to the new anthology, Pursuing Trayvon Martin:  Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics (Lexington Books, 2012) edited by George Yancy and Janine Jones.  The book addresses various broad and yet relevant concerns about the tragedy and its wider implications.  To learn more about the book,  Click Here. January […]

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Archived Bunche Center in the News

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and affiliated faculty have been featured in news media in Los Angeles, throughout the nation, and around the globe.  Please find past links to this news coverage below. January 28, 2011 Restored mural portraying generations of proud African Americans unveiled at Bunche Center Click here November 17, 2009 Little diversity progress […]

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Archived Black Los Angeles News

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and affiliated faculty have been featured in news media in Los Angeles, throughout the nation, and around the globe.  Please find past links to this news coverage below focused on the Black Los Angeles Project. April 21, 2010 UCLA book ‘Black Los Angeles’ chronicles city’s African American history, issues Click here […]

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Archived College Access Project for African Americans (CAPAA) and Related Issues in the News

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and affiliated faculty have been featured in news media in Los Angeles, throughout the nation, and around the globe.  Please find past links to this news coverage below focused on CAPAA and affirmative action issues. September 30, 2007 The New Affirmative Action Click here November 6, 2006 Killing Affirmative Action Click […]

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