You're invited to the Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Fall Forum and Reception! Join us in honoring the 2017-2018 IAC Visiting Scholars,Graduate & Predoctoral Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees! On Thursday, November 2nd, join us at the James West Alumni Center to honor this year's awardees and to learn more about the research and scholarship that the IAC and the four ethnic studies research centers are supporting.
This event is co-sponsored by UCLA American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, Bunche Center for African American Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center, and the UCLA Alumni Center.
For more information and to rsvp, visit http://iacfallforum17.eventbrite.com
Kelly Lytle Hernández, Interim Director for the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and Professor of History and African American Studies, will be sharing new latest book City of Inmates with us at a book talk and signing on October 24th. She will be joined by Professor Gaye Theresa Johnson (Departments of Chicana/o Studies and African American Studies) and Manuel Criollo (The Labor/Community Strategy Center).
For more information and to RSVP, visit the event page.
INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES
Fall Forum and Reception
In honor of the 2016-2017 IAC Visiting Scholars,
Graduate & Predoctoral Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees
Thursday, December 1, 2016
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm UCLA Faculty Center, California Room
RSVP at: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/ucla-institute-of-american-cultures-2823074150
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES
Vanessa Diaz, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
“Manufacturing Celebrity: Whitewashed Red Carpets, Latino Paparazzi, and the Political
Economy of Hollywood Media Production.”
Tanachal Mark Padoongpatt, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
“Flavors of Empire: Food and Race in the Making of Thai American Los Angeles.”
Courtney S. Thomas, Ph.D.
Assistance Professor, Bunche Center for African American Studies
"The Racial Self-Awareness Framework: Reducing Risk and Enhancing
Resilience to Improve the Health of African Americans across the Life Course."
Natale Zappia, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center
"Food Frontiers: Indigenous Borderlands and Continental Landscapes."
THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES AT UCLA
American Indian Studies Center • Asian American Studies Center •
Chicano Studies Research Center • Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
UCLA Institute of American Cultures: http://www.iac.ucla.edu
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