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May 2020

Bethany Hughes, “Listen to Native Women: Redface and Its Gendered Uses”

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
208 Kaufman Hall

Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance A talk by Bethany Hughes, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Assistant Professor of American Culture and Native American Studies at the University of Michigan. In the nineteenth century Americans were infatuated with Indians on stage. From the Indian Plays craze starting in the 1830s to the wild west shows starting in the 1880s Americans were thrilled to witness love, war, and death… with Indians. The first superstar of the American theatre…

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Margot Kushel, University of California San Francisco

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Aging Among the Homeless in the time of COVID: A crisis upon a crisis” Abstract: In this talk, Margot Kushel will explore the aging of the homeless population, including causes, consequences and solutions.  She will end the conversation with implications for the COVID-19 crisis. Bio: Margot Kushel, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and the Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations. Margot’s…

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Ran Abramitzky, Stanford University

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Find out more about Prof. Abramitzky Co-Sponsored with the Department of Economics

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Kate Baldwin, Yale University

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4371 Public Affairs Building

Find out more about Prof. Baldwin *Co-sponsored with the Public Policy and Applied Social Science Seminar (PPASS)

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Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women’s Health Community Dialogue

May 6

Workshop organized by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health and Education Center

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April 2020

Amani Allen, University of California Berkeley

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Race, Racism and (Un)healthy Aging: How socially-assigned race gets in to the body Abstract: This talk will explore the concept of race and interrogate how ontological conceptions of race impact the questions we ask, the nature of our scientific investigations, and the conclusions we draw from scientific evidence. Drawing on recent findings from the African American Women’s Heart & Health Study, the talk will demonstrate the use of mixed methods research and intersectional framing to examine how racism gets into…

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Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) Forum

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - April 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fowler Museum, Covel Commons

This event has been postponed. Please visit the event website for more details. Organized by the UCLA African Studies Center Date: POSTPONED Time: POSTPONED Location: UCLA Fowler Museum, UCLA Covel Commons The inaugural forum will expand an integrated vision of “Green Development” in Africa that is both ecologically and economically sustainable, emphasizing local solutions to climate change developed by African stakeholders in urban and rural communities. ARCC 2020 will assemble interdisciplinary panels of scholars, scientists, industry leaders, climate change innovators,…

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Harold A. Pollack, University of Chicago

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Improving Emergency first Response and Follow-up for Individuals Who Experience Behavioral Crisis Abstract: Men and women who experience serious mental illness and other challenges face increased risk of violent encounters with police officers and other first-responders. This talk describes person-, place-, and event-based strategies to improve emergency response to such incidents. It also discusses promising strategies of prevention and follow-up to reduce the risk of such violent encounters from occurring or re-occurring. Co-sponsored with the California Policy Lab Find out…

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PAA Practice, UCLA

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Please join us to hear our residents interesting research and give feedback for their PAA presentations Presenters: Michelle Nakphong Kao: “Contemporary Trends in Marriage Formation and Dissolution in Cambodia” Jacob Thomas: “From “Illegal” to “Undocumented”—The Impact of a Lexical Shift In a Political Campaign Against Dehumanization” Heidi West: “Are wives of migrants in rural Bangladesh really “Left Behind”? A nuanced analysis of how spousal migration affects women’s healthcare utilization and mental, social, and general health” Seminar will be presented via…

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Digital Dance Criticism: Screens as Choreographic Apparatus

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance An online lecture by Kate Mattingly, University of Utah Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Location: Zoom

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