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November 2018

Critical Refugee Studies Conference – UCLA – Nov 16-17, 2018

November 17, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm PST
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Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA United States

Friday RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-critical-refugee-studies-conference-on-land-water-friday-111618-tickets-51595564723   Saturday RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-critical-refugee-studies-conference-on-land-water-saturday111718-tickets-51598921764

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PWC Larry Itliong Day 11-17-18 (incl. Dawn Mabalon recognition)

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Unidad Park, Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, CA United States

A fun-filled, FREE event for all! Bringing to life the proud labor history of the Fil-Am community:

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Luskin Transdisciplinary Speaker Series

November 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Public Affairs 5391, Los Angeles, CA United States

Luskin Transdisciplinary Speaker Series This school-wide series brings speakers from across the social sciences whose work on issues of public affairs cuts across disciplinary boundaries. Our hope is to foster an intellectually rigorous and publicly meaningful seminar program that will draw together faculty members from all departments, as well as interested students and engaged members of our larger public community. I would like to thank the organizers of this series: Mark Kaplan, Amada Armenta, Kian Goh, Mark Peterson, and Laura Wray-Lake for securing these amazing speakers.…

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Free

Beyond Zip Codes: Unpacking the Place-Health Nexus (Paul Ong, PhD)

November 29, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PST
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Room 2355, 337 Charles E Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States

DESCRIPTION A joint endeavor hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate's Housing as Health Care Initiative, the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health "Beyond Zip Codes: Unpacking the Place-Health Nexus" presented by: Paul Ong, PhD (Research Professor and Director of the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge) Place matters, as captured by the statement that asserts that a person's zip code is a better…

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$25

TIFFANY LYTLE / JOY ALPUERTO RITTER – FOR HER

November 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST
Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States

An evening of two performances that explore women’s lives: Tiffany Lytle Qnoum Kaun Khmer/I am a Cambodia Child and Joy Alpuerto Ritter’s Babae. Drawing movement and musical influences from contemporary dance, hip hop fusion, pop music, jazz, and Southeast Asian folk and traditional dance performance and stories, Lytle and Ritter both dynamically present Southeast Asian women in the diaspora in their solo pieces. As the child of a Cambodian refugee raised in multiple worlds that make up Cambodiatown of Long Beach/San Pedro, Tiffany Lytle sonically explores refugee…

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December 2018

Luskin Diversity Fair 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST
Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA United States

Luskin Diversity Fair is only a few short weeks away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. This program is designed to generate interest in the social justice missions of the three Luskin departments and to ensure that we maintain equitable recruitment practices by providing underrepresented applicants with the tools necessary to successfully apply to graduate school.

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NaFFAA Southern California Civic Leadership Forum

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Carson Community Center, 801 E. Carson St.
Carson, CA 90745 United States

Now that the midterm elections are over, you may be wondering: what's next for the community?   Please join NaFFAA for our Southern California Civic Leadership Forum on Saturday, December 1 from 1:00-7:00pm in Carson, and RSVP by clicking here!     The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) is organizing a forum focused on civic leadership and empowerment within the Filipino American community. Sponsored by Civic Leadership USA, the forum will feature prominent leaders and elected officials who will…

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ULAM x LA Theatrical Premiere

December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm PST
Laemmle Glendale, 207 N Maryland Ave
Glendale, CA 91206 United States

ULAM x LA Theatrical Premiere Thursday, December 13 at 7:30 PM At the Laemmle Glendale 207 N Maryland Ave, Glendale, CA 91206   I will be there for a post-screening Q&A as well! Also, we are promoting the event to friends, family and on social media -- please feel free to invite any and all!   Ticket Link: https://www.laemmle.com/films/45232 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/293659771266292/

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January 2019

Join us on Wednesday, Jan 16 to welcome this year’s Activists-in-Residence!

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

Dear Friends of the Asian American Studies Center: With a shared commitment to advance democracy through research and alliances with social movements and racial justice activism, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, in the third year of the UCLA Activist-in-Residence Program, are excited to welcome Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed, Micah White, and Yusef Omowale as the 2019 UCLA Activists-in-Residence. The UCLA activists will be in residence during the Winter Quarter 2019 at the UCLA Luskin School of…

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Viet Thanh Nguyen & Luis Alberto Urrea in Conversation

January 17 @ 8:00 pm PST
Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA United States

“ compares favorably with masters like Conrad, Greene, and le Carré.” —The New York Times “It’s difficult to find comparisons to an author as original as Urrea, a kind of literary badass who still believes in love…—Alan Cheuse, NPR   Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam and came to the U.S. in 1975. His remarkable debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize and made the finalist list for the PEN/Faulkner award. The New York Times described it as “giving voice to the…

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