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December 2017

“The Rise and Fall of Africa’s Last Liberation Hero: The Story of Zimbabwe and Robert Mugabe”

December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
10383 Bunche Hall, 315 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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You are cordially invited to the African Activist Association's presentation on "The Rise and Fall of Africa's Last Liberation Hero: The Story of Zimbabwe and Robert Mugabe" this Thursday, December 7, at noon in 10383 Bunche. To download the flyer, click here.  

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November 2017

The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why It Matters Today

November 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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 Link: http://bit.ly/2jHYyFE To download the flyer, click here.   

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Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Paul Von Blum

November 14, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 12:30 PM in Haines Hall 153 as Paul Von Blum, Senior Lecturer in African American Studies and Communication at UCLA, will discuss his book, “Creative Souls : African American Artists in Greater Los Angeles.” To download the flyer, click here.

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October 2017

Book Talk w/Khary Lazarre-White

October 16, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Khary Lazarre-White new book called Passage which follows the life of a young man growing up in Harlem in the 1990s.

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2017 BLACK CONVOCATION

October 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Black Convocation is an annual event that welcomes new and returning students to the UCLA campus and makes them aware of the different organizations, departments, and resources available to serve them. It is an evening full of Bruin pride, providing encouragement, anecdotes about the past, and a glimpse of the future from UCLA faculty, staff, and alumni dedicated to supporting all students.

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May 2017

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

May 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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 Africa when he first found his voice as a leader of a literary and intellectual movement. A distinguished professor in the School of Humanities at UC Irvine,…

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Authors’ Series Presents

May 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Nancy Yuen, 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 the book and can field questions about the topic." Nancy Wang Yuen is the author of Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism (Rutgers University Press, 2016), the first book to examine the barriers actors of color face in Hollywood and how they creatively challenge stereotypes. Dr. Yuen…

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Circle of Thought Presents:

May 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jonathan E. Collins is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at UCLA, where he studies urban politics, democratic representation, and racial and ethnic politics. Collins has been a professor of Politics at Pomona College. Collins is a research fellow for the Loyola Mary-mount University Center for the Study of Los Angeles, as well as a survey data analyst for national public opinion polling firm, Latino Decisions. The recipient of numerous research fellowships at UCLA, Collins has published…

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April 2017

Flash Point 2017

April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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, go to luskin.ucla.edu/flashpoint2017 or equity.ucla.edu/events/429lauprisings25/

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Flash Point 2017

April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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, go to luskin.ucla.edu/flashpoint2017 or equity.ucla.edu/events/429lauprisings25/

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