Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Professor Jerry Lee and Dr. SueJeanne Koh ♥ ★

Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Professor Jerry Lee and Dr. SueJeanne Koh About this Event Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Professor Jerry Lee and Dr. SueJeanne Koh In Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong fearlessly and provocatively blends memoir, cultural criticism, and history to expose fresh truths [...]

Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Professor Jerry Lee and Dr. SueJeanne Koh ♥ ★2021-03-31T14:43:10-07:00

Cathy Park Hong – Student Q&A, author of the best-selling Minor Feelings ♥ ★

April 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (student Q & A) and April 15, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (book conversation) Cathy Park Hong, author of the best-selling Minor Feelings, fearlessly and provocatively blends memoir, cultural criticism, and history to expose fresh truths about racialized consciousness in America.  Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Professor Jerry Lee [...]

Cathy Park Hong – Student Q&A, author of the best-selling Minor Feelings ♥ ★2021-03-31T14:43:53-07:00

Status Pending Film Screening and Panel Discussion ♥

Status Pending Film Screening and Panel Discussion With Immigration Law under attack, Status Pending follows five Mexican-American Immigration lawyers who form a support group as they strive to help their clients obtain safety and status in the United States.   We hope you will join us for the film and panel discussion and Q&A with [...]

Status Pending Film Screening and Panel Discussion ♥2021-04-08T08:28:56-07:00

A Study in Blackness and Black Identity ♥ ★

"A Study in Blackness and Black Identity" Cherise Smith, Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, UT Austinty Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvsrtkrvgUQ&feature=youtu.be Scholar Cherise Smith discusses the art of Michael Ray Charles, an artist who rose to prominence in the 1990s for works that engaged American stereotypes of Black Americans. Based on her research and [...]

A Study in Blackness and Black Identity ♥ ★2021-03-15T09:25:01-07:00

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

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 ♥2021-03-16T13:43:42-07:00
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