Professor Charlene Villaseñor Black (UCLA Art History) and Professor Raúl Hinojosa (UCLA Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies) organized this conference which brings together activists and scholars from around the world to engage with the issues of Indigenous land and environmentalism; there is also an arts component, as they think about the ways artists envision new futures. The speakers include important voices from Mexico (the Indigenous University in Oaxaca, for example), from Los Angeles, California Indians, and a Maasai speaker from Tanzania/Kenya, affiliated with the University of Oxford.
Friday, April 21, 2023 to Friday, April 21, 2023
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Charlotte Grabli will present a lecture on May 1, 2023, on the music and cultural practices of the Kongo region, which are known for having widely spread and evolved across the Atlantic, especially in Cuba, during and after the slave trade. Afro-Cuban music, in turn, had a transformative influence on the former territory of the Kongo Kingdom.
Monday, May 1, 2023 to Monday, May 1, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)
In this installment of the UCLA Nazarian Center's "Women on the Margins in Israel" lecture series, Dr. Shani Bar Tuvia will explore the unique influence that Israel's restrictive policy towards asylum seekers has on women, most of them from Eritrea.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Rusha Latif will discuss her book on the Tahrir youth in Egypt. Professor Alden Young will do the introduction and moderate the Q&A.
Monday, May 22, 2023 to Monday, May 22, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM (Pacific Time)
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 to Thursday, June 1, 2023
TBA (Pacific Time)
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