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May 2021

“After Sudan: Hajj Hamad and the Search for the Horn of Africa” with Prof. Alden Young

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"After Sudan: Hajj Hamad and the Search for the Horn of Africa" A Lecture with Professor Alden Young Friday, May 14th, 2021 2:00pm (PST) RSVP HERE About the lecture: My talk focuses on the work of the Sudanese intellectual Mohammad Abu Qasim Hajj Hamad. He was one of the Children of 1964, who came of age in the October Revolution, which promised a democratic transformation, but he watched in horror as the military returned to power in 1969 and within…

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April 2021

“Resemblance, Representation, and Resonance in Black Film and Media”

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

UCLA Department of African American Studies invites you to attend the lecture series "Black Lives Matter—Past, Present, and Beyond" featuring Racquel Gates Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, College of Staten Island, CUNY Author, "Double Negative: The Black Image and Popular Culture" speaking on Resemblance, Representation, and Resonance in Black Film and Media Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. PDT Live streaming via Zoom RSVP HERE The basic idea of “representation” – that onscreen images construct meaning –…

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Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) virtual forum

April 19 @ 9:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for the upcoming Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) virtual forum, organized by the UCLA African Studies Center and Earth Rights Institute, and co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies. Register here https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b5cGk3_ASFO1WEkwK2NAtA. The webinar event is scheduled for April 19-23 and registration to attend is free. Register Here Exact times to be announced, but starting time will be 9 am for most days as three of the presenters will be Zooming from the continent. Confirmed Speakers are Nnimmo…

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Connecting ART & LAW FOR LIBERATION 2021: Call for Proposals

April 16 - April 17

Connecting ART & LAW FOR LIBERATION a CALL TO ACTION to end Mass Incarceration On April 16-17, 2021  join artists, activists, attorneys, advocates and scholars for a Virtual Conference featuring innovative collaborations at the intersection of ART and the LAW! Build community, re-energize and play, while developing visionary strategies to end mass incarceration -- with participants from college campuses, communities and carceral spaces.  Proposal Due: January 11, 2021 Send proposals and questions to: CALLtoActionUCLA@gmail.com by January 11, 2021. Details on…

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Save the date: Join the UCLA Legacy 2021!

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

With great excitement, we invite you to join us on the evening of Tuesday, April 6th, for Join the UCLA Legacy, a virtual event honoring our African American admits for the Fall class of 2021. Save the date to connect with faculty and staff to learn more about the many benefits of becoming a Bruin! Our success speaks for itself through these student responses. --"I especially enjoyed being able to discuss with the department chairs and their willingness to make…

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March 2021

Dean’s Salon, “Ethnic Studies at UCLA: Scholarship for Social Justice”

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us on March 23rd at 4:00pm for the UCLA College of Social Sciences for the Dean's Salon,"Ethnic Studies at UCLA: Scholarship for Social Justice" This event is a conversation with   Leisy Abrego Chair and Professor UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies Randall Akee Chair and Associate Professor, UCLA Department of American Indian Studies Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Public Policy Cheryl Keyes Chair and Professor, UCLA Department of African American Studies Professor, Ethnomusicology and Global…

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February 2021

Black Excellence: Celebrate and Network with Successful Professionals

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

You are invited to participate on Thursday, February 25th and celebrate with UCLA's Black Bruin legacy & history in the making. Featuring: Celebration of the history & legacy of Black Bruins through the formal recognition of historical icons, contemporary alumni, staff, and faculty who have exhibited exceptional career success. Panel of distinguished UCLA alumni, staff and faculty focusing on Academic & Career Achievement and providing solutions to contemporary issues with focus on intersection with diversity and social justice. Networking with…

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TED X UCLA and UCLA African American Studies present Bryonn Bain an IG LIVE Q&A

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us!! On our IG Live this Monday. We are collaborating with TED X UCLA to deliver a very special black history month event!! Prison activist, actor, hip hop theatre pioneer, and @ucla_afam faculty member, Bryonn Bain will be participating in a Q and A on the meaning of black history month, prison reform, resilience and more. Don’t miss out! This Monday at 12pm PST!! . . . Bryonn Bain is Brooklyn’s own hip hop theater innovator, spoken word poetry…

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‘Blues for the 1980s’: Funk Bands in Dayton, Ohio

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We are proud to announce that one of our esteemed faculty members Dr. Scot Brown will be apart of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series. Dr. Scot Brown is an associate professor of African American Studies and History at UCLA. Brown is the author of the book Fighting For Us and has penned numerous articles on African American history, social/political movements, music, and popular culture. He is a contributing author and the editor of the book, Discourse on…

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A Road Map to Black Homeownership & Black Entrepreneurship in Real Estate: How to Get Started

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Are you interested in learning how to invest in real estate without a large down payment or getting your hands too dirty? Hear from our panelists, who found creative ways to build generational wealth through real estate.   Join us on February 16th and 17th for this two part panel series on black homeownership and entrepreneurship! You don't want to miss this incredible opportunity to get advice from successful black entrepreneurs and real estate agents. This event was organized by…

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