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

Who Do They Think We Are? American Identity on the World Stage ♥

Join the Forum for the Academy and the Public for a pair of panels that will consider the global perception of the United States.  In collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), international authors and journalists will offer perspectives on the American identity in the 21st century. Each event will be an hour long, [...]

Who Do They Think We Are? American Identity on the World Stage ♥2020-10-12T08:40:36-07:00

Everyday Boundaries and Returning Borderlands: The Films of Dr. Mael ♥ Vizcarra

Topic: Everyday Boundaries and Returning Borderlands: The Films of Dr. Mael Vizcarra Description: Join us for a live streaming of Dr. Mael Vizcarra’s documentary films, “La Línea” (2019) and “Pánico en Pánuco” (2020) preceded by her introduction. Dr. Mael Vizcarra’s work explores the everyday life of working-class people along the Mexico-U.S. border through filmmaking. “La [...]

Everyday Boundaries and Returning Borderlands: The Films of Dr. Mael ♥ Vizcarra2020-09-28T10:00:30-07:00

Film Discussion: The Last Black Man in San Francisco ♥

A24 Films' description: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct [...]

Film Discussion: The Last Black Man in San Francisco ♥2020-09-24T08:37:43-07:00

Designing the Narrative: Taylor Shaw and Jon Key ♥ ★

Join us for a conversation about voice and Black creativity The #UCI1619Project continues through a conversation with Taylor Shaw (writer, producer, and founder of Black Women Animate) and Jon Key (illustrator, designer, and fine artist whose work appears in The 1619 Project).  Black Women Animate is dedicated to cultivating talented women of color and other [...]

Designing the Narrative: Taylor Shaw and Jon Key ♥ ★2020-10-13T08:42:44-07:00

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥

Frank B. Wilderson III, a former student of [Saidiya] Hartman’s who now chairs the department of African-American studies at the University of California, Irvine, described her as quietly persuasive. “She’s not an ‘angry Black woman,’ ” he told me. “She’s not Assata Shakur. But what they don’t know is that, where Assata Shakur will blow your [...]

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥2020-10-19T14:25:03-07:00

How Race & Ethnicity Matter in Youth Mentoring ★

How Race & Ethnicity Matter in Youth Mentoring Bernadette Sanchez, Professor College of Education University of Illinois at Chicago Monday, October 19, 2020 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Register to connect via Zoom https://uci.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NboMRclHSzW6IDvTOLqIwQ Abstract: Much of the literature on youth mentoring has focused on the effects of mentoring interventions (e.g., DuBois et al., 2011; [...]

How Race & Ethnicity Matter in Youth Mentoring ★2020-10-15T08:36:03-07:00

Designing the Narrative with Taylor Shaw and Jon Key ♥

Designing the Narrative with Taylor Shaw and Jon Key Description This event brings together two path-forging creatives for a conversation about race and representation in the current moment. Taylor Shaw is a writer, producer, and founder of Black Women Animate, a studio dedicated to cultivating talented women of color and other underrepresented people in the [...]

Designing the Narrative with Taylor Shaw and Jon Key ♥2020-09-21T11:48:40-07:00

Who Do They Think We Are? American Identity on the World Stage ♥

Join the Forum for the Academy and the Public for a pair of panels that will consider the global perception of the United States.  In collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), international authors and journalists will offer perspectives on the American identity in the 21st century. Each event will be an hour long, [...]

Who Do They Think We Are? American Identity on the World Stage ♥2020-10-12T08:37:18-07:00

Reimagining the Latinx Experience in America: Professor Laura Enriquez on Of Love and Papers: How Immigration Policy Affects Romance and Family ♥★

Book Talk Series: Reimagining the Latinx Experience in America September - October 2020 Select Mondays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Zoom Details will be emailed to registered attendees 24 hours in advance The Book Talk Series: Reimagining the Latinx Experience in America is part of the project: The Future of Latinos in the United States: Law, [...]

Reimagining the Latinx Experience in America: Professor Laura Enriquez on Of Love and Papers: How Immigration Policy Affects Romance and Family ♥★2020-08-26T09:47:51-07:00
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