40th Anniversary Events
AISC = American Indian Studies Center
AASC = Asian American Studies Center
Bunche = Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
CSRC = Chicano Studies Research Center
December 2009 Events(Printer friendly version)
|Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Hosted by AASC
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Dr. Tritia Toyota Book Talk||Charles E. Young Research Library, Presentation Room|
Description: The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and Department are very proud to announce that Dr. Tritia Toyota’s new book, Envisioning America: New Chinese Americans and the Politics of Belonging, has been released by Stanford University Press. Dr. Toyota is an Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Anthropology and Asian American Studies at UCLA, and a former Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist. Dr. Toyota will talk and sign her book at this book talk. Books will be available at a discount rate, and both events are free and open to the public.
|Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Hosted by Bunche Center for African American Studies
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Regent’s Lecturer Reception and Lecture and Special Tribute to Ernie Barnes||Broad Art Center 2160E (UCLA)||More Information
Description: Famed African American artist John Outterbridge, Regent's Lecturer for 2009-10, will present a major lecture showcasing his work. There will also be a special tribute to the late, renowned artist Ernie Barnes. A reception will follow.
|Saturday, December 12, 2009
Hosted by AASC
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|"State of Chinese Americans" Symposium||Monterey Park City Hall
320 West Newmark Ave
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Description: UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Chinese American Studies Endowment invite the Los Angeles community to join and participate in an exciting first-ever community roundtable in Monterey Park, which brings together academic and community leaders to discuss "The State of Chinese America." This program will bring together individuals in politics, education, and the law to discuss how we, as Asian Americans, participate in a global society. Our speakers will help to address the "issues of the day" including civil rights and the law, Chinese American political organizing and participation, and the future role of Chinese Americans and U.S.-China relations. Speakers will include: Gilbert Hom & Suellen Cheng, the Chinese American Studies Endowment; Stewart Kwoh, co-founder and president of the Asian Pacific America Legal Center; Dr. L. Ling-chi Wang, professor emeritus at UC Berkeley; Rep. Mike Eng, representative of the 49th District; Dr. Tritia Toyota, adjunct assistant professor at UCLA; and Dr. David Yoo, professor at Claremont -McKenna College.
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. The first hundred people to register will receive a guaranteed copy of "UCLA U.S.-China Media Brief."