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November 2017

“My Good Friends Walter Rodney and John Walton”: Racial Brokering in New Orleans Education Reform

November 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UCLA Haines Hall 153

"My Good Friends Walter Rodney and John Walton": Racial Brokering in New Orleans Education Reform A Talk with Christien Tompkins Monday, November 13th, 2017 12:00pm-2:00pm UCLA Black Forum Room, Haines Hall 153 Christien Tompkins is a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Los Angeles in African American Studies. He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2017 and previously worked as an elementary school teacher in a New York City public charter school. His…

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Futures of Black Radicalism

November 7, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
California NanoSystems Institute

Futures of Black Radicalism Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 1:30pm-6:00pm California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium (located in South Campus) RSVP https://futuresofblackradicalism.eventbrite.com   Schedule 1:30pm-2:00pm Pre-Reception (with refreshments) 2:00pm-3:30pm Response to book by Jonathan Gomez, Olufemi Taiwo, Thabisile Griffin, and Marques Vestal and author response by Alex Lubin and Gaye Theresa Johnson 3:45pm-5:00pm Authors and Artivist Dialogue with Authors and Tom Morello and Chuck D 5:00pm-6:00pm Reception & Book Signing (with food & refreshments)   With additional comments by Elizabeth Robinson and…

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October 2017

Black as Space, Femme as Future: An Afrofuturist Feminist Roundtable

October 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UCLA Young Research Library (YRL), Room 11348

Black as Space, Femme as Future: An Afrofuturist Feminist Roundtable Thursday, October 19th, 2017 4:00pm-7:00pm UCLA Young Research Library (YRL), Room 11348 Conversations with Andre Carrington, Department of English and Philosophy | Drexel University Nalo Hopkinson, Department of Creative Writing | UC Riverside Tananarive Due, Department of African American Studies | UCLA

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What It Iz! The Spokenwordical

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

What It Iz! The Spokenwordical The UCLA Department of African American Studies, The Institute of Inequality and Democracy, and the Department of Theater present What It Iz: The Spokenwordical ! What It Iz will be performed during the BARS Conference at UCLA over the weekend of October 13th - 15th, 2017. Performances will take place the evenings of Fri, Oct. 13th & Sat, Oct. 14th at 8 PM at the Northwest Auditorium, UCLA. Note that the doors will open at…

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Black Convocation 2017

October 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
UCLA De Neve Plaza Room, 351 Charles E Young Drive West + Google Map

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. The Black Convocation is free and open to the public. Maps & directions. Parking can be purchased at…

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September 2017

Ethnic & Indigenous Studies Welcome

September 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UCLA Sunset Village Plaza

Ethnic & Indigenous Studies Welcome We are #EthnicStudies. Explore African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Chicana/o Studies at our FREE event with food, music, and giveaways with fellow students, faculty, and staff. Learn how Ethnic and Indigenous Studies fits into your UCLA experience and beyond.   Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 4PM Sunset Village Plaza   Generously sponsored by First Year Experience, Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Dean of UCLA Social Sciences, Institute of American Cultures,…

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July 2017

Test Divisional Event

July 28, 2017

Testing, please disregard

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June 2017

Department of African American Studies Commencement Ceremony

June 17, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
UCLA Fowler Museum, Lenart Auditorium 308 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90024

The following information is in regards to the Department of African American Studies commencement ceremony.  Date: Saturday, June 17th, 2017 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Location: UCLA Fowler Museum, Lenart Auditorium; 308 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Tickets: Students may request up to 4 complimentary tickets. There will be a $12.00 charge (per ticket) to your BruinBill account for each additional ticket ordered. Guest tickets are to be picked up from 1308 Rolfe Hall prior to commencement day. Parking: The closest parking lot…

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May 2017

Film Screening & Discussion of: BaddDDD, Sonia Sanchez

May 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

RESCHEDULED TO MAY 17th, 2017 Film Screening & Discussion of: BaddDDD, Sonia Sanchez Screening will be followed by a Discussion with Dr. Sonia Sanchez + Book Signing and Reception. Date: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm Location: CNSI Auditorium (South Campus) RSVP HERE  

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Costume Designer, Ruth E Carter: Design for the Decades

May 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Design for the Decades with Ruth E. Carter, UCLA TFT Copley Center’s Swarovski Designer-in-Residence UCLA Bridges Theater Monday, May 15th, 2017 7:00pm-9:00pm (reception to follow) Ruth E. Carter’s unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character has made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. She has garnered two Academy Award (Oscar) nominations for “Best Costume Design,” for Spike Lee’s Malcolm X (1992) and Steven Spielberg’s Amistad (1997). Ruth Carter holds a…

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