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November 2018

A Time to Stir: The 1968 Columbia Student Uprising

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Organized by Susan Slyomovics, UCLA Department of Anthropology Date: November 4, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Location: TBD A screening of the seven-hour-long documentary film, with discussion with director Paul Cronin.

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September 2018

Hope — Part of “Transformation: Lectures, Conversations and Storytelling about Healing and Social Action”

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
280 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, 700 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA United States

Part of the series Transformation: Lectures, Conversations, and Stories About Healing and Social Action, sponsored by Repair. Learn more about the series. How do survivors of torture, abuse, or devastation experience hope? What does it mean to claim a relationship to hope as a feminist, an activist, or a person whose community is being targeted for destruction? Our speaker and storytellers will begin a conversation about hope and hopelessness, grounded in our histories, commitment to social change, and awareness of the…

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June 2018

The Musical and Its Others, Then and Now

June 1 - June 4

Song, Stage, and Screen XIII: The Musical and Its Others, Then and Now Organized by the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities Dates: May 31-June 3, 2018 Locations: Royce Hall, Schoenberg Music Building, and Kerckhoff Hall Program, Schedule, and Registration Information: https://cmh.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/sss-conference-2018/ Keynote Speakers: Stacy Wolf, Theatre, Princeton University Shana Redmond, Musicology and African American Studies, UCLA Robynn Stilwell, Media Studies and Musicology, Georgetown University  

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May 2018

Area Impossible: Sexuality and Geopolitics Symposium

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature DATE: May 25, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM LOCATION: 314 Royce Hall RSVP: http://complit.ucla.edu/event/area-impossible-sexuality-geopolitics/ Within queer studies, the geopolitical has posed a much-needed challenge to the spatial and temporal logics of the field (logics that often mire the field in the US), especially in the aftermath of the turn to transnationalism. Comparative literature has historically fashioned its domains outside US borders, but despite its range has remained somewhat tied to…

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April 2018

Ula Taylor, “The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam”

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organized by the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California Ula Taylor will speak about her new book, The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam (UNC Press, 2017). Taylor will discuss the significance of women’s politics within the Nation of Islam (NOI), one of the most significant African American religious and political organizations of the twentieth century.  She analyzes the complexities of members’ gender consciousness and women’s political activities within the NOI, which promised protection and empowerment…

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Maria Josephine Barrios-LeBlanc, “Languages and Literatures Beyond English: Dreaming in Filipino”

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Part of The Philippines and its Elsewheres A series organized by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies Featuring: Maria Josephine Barrios-LeBlanc, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley Nenita Domingo, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA Kie Zuraw, Department of Linguistics. UCLA Barrios-LeBlanc will be speaking about her literary work as a feminist scholar, linking the politics of producing creative and scholarly work in a language other than English. The panel will address what it means…

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The OpEd Project presents “Write to Change the World”

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Don Mee Choi’s Hardly War

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A poetry reading featuring Don Mee Choi. Don Mee Choi is a poet and translator. Her most recent collection of poetry, Hardly War (Wave Books, 2016) draws on visual artifacts from her father’s personal archive (a photographer who documented the Korean and Viet Nam wars). Her work combines the photographic image with poetry, translation (or the refusal to translate), memoir, and opera to reflect on the reverberating consequences of an undead war. Choi’s other poetry collections include The Morning News…

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A Dialogue on the Challenges of Minoritized Academic Fields at this Time

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA United States

Part of The Philippines and its Elsewheres A series organized by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies Featuring: Neferti Tadiar, Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College Allan Punzalan Isaac, Chair of American Studies and Associate Professor of American Studies and English, Rutgers University Respondent: Steven Nelson, Director, UCLA Center for African Studies The theme of the conversation orbits around the challenges minoritized fields–including Gender/Women/Feminist Studies as a field–must take up at this time. “At this…

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Maria Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, “Indian Given: Racial Geographies Across Mexico and the United States”

April 12 @ 3:00 pm

Indian Given: Racial Geographies Across Mexico and the United States A Book Talk by Maria Josefina Saldaña-Portillo María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Visiting Professor of English at UC Berkeley. She is the author of The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (Duke University Press, 2003) and Indian Given: Racial Geographies Across Mexico and the United States (Duke University Press, 2016). Indian Given was awarded the Best Book Award…

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