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February 2020

Buy Back the Block: A Discussion About Nipsey Hussle and Gentrification in South L.A.

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bradley International Hall 300

The Common Experience Program and the Department of African American Studies presents: Buy Back the Block: A Discussion About Nipsey Hussle and Gentrification in South L.A. Facilitated by Marcus A. Hunter, Chair of African American Studies and Kevin Powell, Civil & Human Rights Activist and Public Speaker Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm Bradley International Hall 300 Free food at the event!

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Black Excellence 2020

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bradley Internation Hall

Don't miss out on this chance to meet and network with successful black professionals in a variety of career fields! Check out the event HERE

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“And You Know Who I Am”: Paul Robeson in Concert

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Royce 314 and Schoenberg Hall

“And You Know Who I Am”: Paul Robeson in Concert February 13, 2020 Royce 314 and Schoenberg Hall We are pleased to present “And You Know Who I Am”: Paul Robeson in Concert (see attached draft flyer) in Schoenberg Hall on February 13, organized by Shana Redmond and the Center for Musical Humanities. An afternoon symposium in Royce 314, "Everything Man: Author Meets Critics" will include scholars Tammy Kernodle (Miami U), Jeffrey C. Stewart (UCSB Pulitzer Prize winner), and Kevin…

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Melnitz Repertory presents: Passing Through w/ Larry Clark in person (16mm)

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz 1409

One of the greatest jazz films ever made, screening in its original format, with director Larry Clark in person Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz 1409 Free screening! 16mm preservation print from the UCLA Film and Television Archive, co-presented by the UCLA Department of African-American Studies and the AMIA UCLA Student Chapter With director Larry Clark in person for a conversation with film curator Jheanelle Brown (LA Filmforum) REGISTER HERE The explosion…

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E. Patrick Johnson discusses his new book “Honeypot” with Osun Joni L. Jones

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
1818 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027

We are pleased to announce that author and scholar, E. Patrick Johnson, will be discussing his brand new book, "Honeypot", with artist Osun Joni L. Jones. Honeypot is an engaging and moving book that reveals the complexity of identity while offering a creative method for scholarship to represent the lives of other people in a rich and dynamic way.   If you are interested in hearing more about this book, you are welcome to attend the discussion on February 7th…

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January 2020

Transnational Legal Discourse on Race and Empire

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
UCLA School of Law, Room 1347

We are excited to announce a symposium hosted by the UCLA Law Review. The Symposium brings together perspectives from scholars in Critical Race Theory and Third World Approaches to International Law to provide an interdisciplinary approach to tackling current international legal issues, with particular focus on Migration, SocioEconomic Equality, and Emergencies. If you are interested in attending, you can RSVP here

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Conversation and Book Signing with Morris Day

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, Centennial Ballroom

Conversation and book signing with Morris Day, hosted by Dr. Scot Brown January 30, 2020 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm) Book Signing and Reception to be held Seats are on a first come, first serve basis UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, Centennial Ballroom   RSVP HERE: morrisdayUCLA.eventbrite.com   Parking: Self-parking is available underneath the Luskin Conference Center and in UCLA Parking Structure 8, Level 4, directly across the street from the Center. Book Sale: Morris Day's "On Time:…

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Your Major, Your Destiny?

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
UCLA Career Center, Room 200

Are you worried your major restricts the internship opportunities available to you? Are you wondering how to obtain an internship not typically associated with your major? Do people constantly ask you, “so, what are you going to do with that?” If so, look no further! The UCLA Career Peers are proud to present the first installment of this year’s Internship-Meetup Series: Your Major, Your Destiny?? Come hear from a panel of UCLA students and alumni who majored in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences…

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December 2019

Black on Both Sides Listening Party

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
UCLA Hammer Museum – Galleries, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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In this one-of-a-kind listening session, UCLA musicology professor Shana Redmond brings together critics, scholars, and musicians to reflect on the creativity and significance of the album Black on Both Sides by Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def). The album, which turns 20 this year, combines sonic complexity with lyrics that reflect the musician’s strong political beliefs and is consistently cited as one of the top ten hip-hop albums of all time. Redmond is joined by Sohail Daulatzai, film and media studies and African American…

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Winter Feast

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Winter Feast is a chance of us to come together as a community and take a moment to breathe, eat, drink, and listen to music. RSVP here  

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