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October 2017

For those walking to the border for dear life, and for those seeking a place of kinship in resistance: A performance and conversation with Merlinda Bobis

October 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Through performance and conversation with Distinguished Professor Sherene Razack, award-winning poet, novelist and dramatist Merlinda Bobis reflects on Philippine indigenous values of kinship and the intertwined journey of writer-and-characters in her novels Locust Girl. A Lovesong (2016 Christina Stead Prize for Fiction) and Fish-Hair Woman (2014 Philippine National Book Award), and in her new poetry book Accidents of Composition (Spinifex 2017). Merlinda responds to the growing climate of conflict in our compromised planet. She hopes that in the border, there…

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For those walking to the border for dear life, and for those seeking a place of kinship in resistance: A performance and conversation with Merlinda Bobis

October 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Award-winning writer Merlinda Bobis grew up in Albay, Philippines at the foot of an active volcano, which figures prominently in her writing and performance. As a child her main interest was painting, but at age ten she began writing poetry because ‘painting with words’ was cheaper. She has published novels, short stories, dramas and poems. Her plays have been produced/performed on stage and radio in Australia, the Philippines, Spain, USA, Canada, Singapore, France, China, Thailand and the Slovak Republic. She…

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For those walking to the border for dear life, and for those seeking a place of kinship in resistance: A performance and conversation with Merlinda Bobis

October 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Award-winning writer Merlinda Bobis grew up in Albay, Philippines at the foot of an active volcano, which figures prominently in her writing and performance. As a child her main interest was painting, but at age ten she began writing poetry because ‘painting with words’ was cheaper. She has published novels, short stories, dramas and poems. Her plays have been produced/performed on stage and radio in Australia, the Philippines, Spain, USA, Canada, Singapore, France, China, Thailand and the Slovak Republic. She…

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September 2017

Reproductive Health and the Environment in Los Angeles County: Best Practices for Los Angeles County

September 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free Symposium organized by the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center Plenary Session Environmental Policies of the New Administration that Impact Women’s Health and California’s Response Symposium Topics Addressing the Impact of Poor Air, Soil, and Water Quality on Preconception, Prenatal, and Children’s Health in Relation to: Grassroots Advocacy Applying Research into Action Policy and Legislative Agendas INCLUDES NETWORKING LUNCHEON Continuing Education: 3 hours for CHES and RNs   Register online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KNQWXYV   Questions? Contact Karen Singh at KTSingh@mednet.ucla.edu Si prefiere…

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The OpEd Project presents “Write to Change the World”

September 17, 2017 @ 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 open to everyone–scholars, students, entrepreneurs, activists, nonprofit leaders, executives,…

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