Special Projects and Programs

UCLA Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum and Reception on Thursday, November 2, 2017

UCLA Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum and Reception on Thursday, November 2, 2017

Join us in honoring the 2017-2018 IAC Visiting Scholars,Graduate & Predoctoral Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees! Thursday, November 2nd 4:00PM to 6:30PM UCLA James West Alumni Center RSVP Link – http://bit.ly/2gq1qWV To download the flyer, click here.

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Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Khary Lazarre-White Oct 16

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Khary Lazarre-White Oct 16

SAVE THE DATE! On Monday, October 16, 2017, Khary Lazarre-White, Executive Director and co-founder of The Brotherhood/ Sister Sol, will talk about his novel, Passage, which tells the story of a young black man in Harlem and Brooklyn in 1993. Pedro Noguera, UCLA Professor of Education, and Khary Lazarre-White will discuss their work with The Brotherhood/ Sister Sol. The event is […]

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The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why It Matters Today

The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why It Matters Today

Save the date! On Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 4 PM at the UCLA Faculty Center, Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History and Afro-American and African Studies at University of Michigan, will discuss her Pulitzer Prize winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy. RSVP required due to limited seating – RSVP link […]

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Conversations, Readings Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:30 PM at Billy Wilder Theater

Conversations, Readings Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:30 PM at Billy Wilder Theater

Copresented with the UCLA African Studies Center One of the world’s leading writers and scholars, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has been a force in bringing Africa to the forefront of contemporary literature and postcolonial theory through his novels, essays, plays, journalism, and social activism. His new memoir, Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Writer’s Awakening, chronicles the period in early-1960s East […]

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Film Screening & Discussion of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

Film Screening & Discussion of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

Don’t miss out on this Wednesday’s (May 17) film screening of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez at 4:30 PM in the UCLA California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium. A discussion with Sonia Sanchez, reception and book signing to follow. To RSVP, click here.

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Tomorrow! Dr. Maryse Narcisse talk – “Grassroots Community Organizing for Women’s Health”

Tomorrow! Dr. Maryse Narcisse talk – “Grassroots Community Organizing for Women’s Health”

Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 25th, at noon, Dr. Maryse Narcisse, who is at the forefront of a burgeoning movement for women’s rights and women’s health in Haiti, will give a talk, “Grassroots Community Organizing for Women’s Health.” Please join us at the UCLA Marion Davies Children’s Health Center at Room 12-407.  To download the flyer, click here.

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Flash Point 2017: Twenty-Five Years After the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

Flash Point 2017: Twenty-Five Years After the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

Don’t miss out on panel discussions, art, films and media exhibits that examine the 1992 L.A. Uprising. This 3 day event will be on April 28-30 (Fri-Sun), 2017, at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center in Westwood and in Little Tokyo with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Many of these events are free with registration. For program details and to RSVP, […]

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Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Biola University Thursday, May 11, 2017 NOON – 1:30PM @ 153 Haines Hall “In this workshop, I share the journey of how I turned my dissertation into a general audience book. In breaking down the writing and publication process, I go over parts of […]

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Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Jonathan E. Collins

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Jonathan E. Collins

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Jonathan E. Collins PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at UCLA  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 NOON-1PM 153 Haines Hall Jonathan E. Collins will give a talk, “From Politics to Protest and Social Media? The Role of Age Cohort in Explaining Black Political Efficacy in the Dawn of the Obama Presidency.” TO DOWNLOAD […]

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Circle of Thought Presents Elijah Anderson

Circle of Thought Presents Elijah Anderson

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Elijah Anderson Professor of Sociology at Yale University Discussing “Race Matters: the Ethnography of an Idea” Wednesday, March 22, 2017  3 PM @ the Black Forum – 153 Haines Hall To download the flyer, click here.

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