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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.

Hollywood Diversity: 2017 Oscars Aftermath

Following the 2017 Oscars telecast, a series of articles corroborating findings from the Bunche Center’s 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report point to the increasing prominence of diversity concerns in the industry: Diverse Oscar nominations lead to increase in diverse viewers. Smaller Hollywood films see big returns. Up-and-coming filmmakers weigh in on Hollywood’s future.  

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Kimberly Chantal Welch

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Kimberly Chantal Welch Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at noon in 153 Haines Hall Kimberly Chantal Welch, a doctoral candidate in the Theater and Performance Studies Program at UCLA, will discuss, “Revisiting Nkombo: Performance, Gal-boy Prisoners, and the Politics of Black Femininity.” Her research explores the intersections of performance, homelessness, […]

NEW: 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

NOW AVAILABLE! 2017 HOLLYWOOD DIVERSITY REPORT: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT To download the full report, please CLICK HERE. The Bunche Center released its fourth annual Hollywood Diversity Report examining diversity and the bottom line in the entertainment industry. To read the UCLA Newsroom story, Click Here. To view a UCLA Optimists discussion with the authors, Click Here. For […]

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

Don’t miss out on the 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event on Thurs., Feb. 23., at noon in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Dr. Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and lead author of the report, will discuss the latest findings with co-authors Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Bunche Center Assistant Director, Dr. Vanessa Diaz, Visiting Scholar, and […]

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts Presents Shena Sanchez TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 NOON-1PM @ Black Forum – 153 Haines Hall Shena Sanchez is a 3rd year PhD student in the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies. She will discuss “Urban Girls of Color on the Beaten Track.” Shena received her master’s degree in international […]

With success of 'Hidden Figures,' 'Fences,' here's a look at African-American representation in film

Read the Deseret News interview with Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at UCLA. As a teenager, Darnell Hunt enjoyed making films and dedicated much of his time to this hobby. When he applied to college, he considered the option of majoring in film and turning his hobby into […]