'Coloring the Vote: Race, Politics, and Disenfranchisement' with Keynote Speaker Greg Palast
The Bunche Center for African American Studies, American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, and the Chicano Studies Research Center present a major conference just before the California Presidential Primary.
Saturday, January 26, 2008
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
UCLA Covel Commons
Grand Horizon Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Greg Palast is a renowned BBC investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestsellers Armed Madhouse (2006) and The Best Democracy Money Can Guy (2002). Britain’s Tribune Magazine called him “the most important investigative reporter of our time.”
The conference will also feature Joaquin G. Avila, Hon. Mike Eng, Nicolas Espiritu, Eugene Lee, Daniel McCool, Nancy Ramirez, Hon. Mark Ridley-Thomas, and John Trasvina who will address the conference theme and engage with participants.
If possible, please RSVP for this UCLA event by 12 Noon on Friday, January 25, 2008. You can RSVP at the following web address: https://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/rsvp/?Event=IACVOTE2008.
For directions and a map to the campus, go to http://www.ucla.edu/map
Parking is available for $8/day at Sunset Village Parking.
The program is made possible in part through the generous support of Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies; UCLA Graduate Division; UCLA Center for Community Partnerships; UCLA Institute for American Cultures; UCLA School of Law; UCLA School of Law Critical Race Studies Program; UCLA Office for Faculty Diversity; UCLA Social Sciences—College of Letters and Sciences; UCLA Student Affairs; and UCLA Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.
Cost: Free conference, but pre-registration is required to https://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/.rsvp/?Event=IACVOTE2008
Conference is free, but RSVP required. All-day parking is $8 at Sunset Village parking structure.