Phantom Africa: A Discussion with Brent Hayes Edwards ♥ ★

Phantom Africa: A Discussion with Brent Hayes Edwards Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021 Time: TBA Brent Hayes Edwards is the Peng Family Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he is also affiliated with the Center for Jazz Studies and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. He will present his recent [...]

Phantom Africa: A Discussion with Brent Hayes Edwards ♥ ★2021-01-20T11:01:46-08:00

We Take Care of Our Own: A Discussion with Zainabu Jallo ♥ ★

We Take Care of Our Own: A Discussion with Zainabu Jallo Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021 Time: 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Zainabu Jallo is a playwright and anthropologist dividing her time between Switzerland and São Paulo. She will be discussing her recent play, We Take Care of Our Own, an exploration of the lives and [...]

We Take Care of Our Own: A Discussion with Zainabu Jallo ♥ ★2021-01-20T10:59:33-08:00

The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance ♥ ★

The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance Friday, February 19, 2021, from 12 pm - 1 pm ONLINE ONLY Free HOSTED VIA ZOOM Register in advance for this online event. Join bibliographer Simone Fujita and curator Krystal Tribbett for a conversation about the role of libraries and archives in indexing Black creative thought and [...]

The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance ♥ ★2021-01-12T11:17:48-08:00

Deux Femmes on the Edge of the Revolution: A Discussion with France-Luce Benson ♥ ★

Deux Femmes on the Edge of the Revolution: A Discussion with France-Luce Benson Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. France-Luce Benson is a Haitian-American playwright currently based in Los Angeles. She will be discussing her recent play about the role of women in the Haitian Revolution, Deux Femmes on the Edge [...]

Deux Femmes on the Edge of the Revolution: A Discussion with France-Luce Benson ♥ ★2021-01-20T10:53:45-08:00

SIGNING BLACK in AMERICA ♥★

SIGNING BLACK in AMERICA is the first documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities. Largely unknown to outsiders, Black ASL has become a symbol of solidarity and a vital part of identity within the Black Deaf community. The film runtime is [...]

SIGNING BLACK in AMERICA ♥★2021-01-15T10:29:42-08:00

The Black Index: Artists in Conversation ♥

The Black Index: Artists in Conversation Friday, January 15, 2021, from 11 am - 12:30 pm ONLINE ONLY Free HOSTED VIA ZOOM Register in advance for this online event. Join us for two conversations—artist Lava Thomas with professor Leigh Raiford, and artist Whitfield Lovell with curator LeRonn P. Brooks—about The Black Index, an online exhibition curated [...]

The Black Index: Artists in Conversation ♥2021-01-12T11:14:19-08:00

Black Manicule: Pointing Elsewhere ♥

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm The Black Index presents: "Black Manicule: Pointing Elsewhere" Courtney R. Baker, Professor, Department of English, UC Riverside. RSVP for the event here. The manicule (☚) is a typographic symbol of a hand with a pointing index finger. This talk will discuss art practices and images that point [...]

Black Manicule: Pointing Elsewhere ♥2021-01-12T11:08:51-08:00

UAG Presents “The Black Index,” Curated by Bridget R. Cooks ♥ ★

The Black Index Curated by Bridget R. Cooks January 14 – March 20, 2021 CAC Gallery *(Online Only) UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is pleased to present The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas.  The artists featured in The Black [...]

UAG Presents “The Black Index,” Curated by Bridget R. Cooks ♥ ★2020-12-16T10:12:20-08:00

Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues | A Crucible Moment for Race in America: The Crisis of Racial Capitalism and the Challenge of the Movement for Black Lives

Join UCI and UCSB Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the  2020-2021 Series Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues  A Crucible Moment for Race in America: The Crisis of Racial Capitalism and the Challenge of the Movement for Black Lives by Barbara Ransby Wednesday, January 13 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM About the Speaker: Dr. Barbara Ransby is [...]

Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues | A Crucible Moment for Race in America: The Crisis of Racial Capitalism and the Challenge of the Movement for Black Lives2021-01-12T15:29:35-08:00

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California Findings demonstrate how factors such as poverty further reduce access to pharmacies by Nedda Bozorgmehri / UCI | January 6, 2021 “Social determinants of health compound the negative effects of pharmacy shortage,” said Cheryl Wisseh, a UCI health sciences assistant clinical professor of [...]

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California2021-01-06T09:47:03-08:00
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