The UCLA Bunche Center for African American Studies presents Daniel Widener discussing labor organizing in LA.
Over the course of the last decade, the city of Los Angeles has emerged as arguably the most progressive of American metropolitan areas. A resurgent labor movement, largely driven by immigrant labor, multiple interethnic musical avant-gardes, and a searching, if inchoate, left drawn from the nonprofit sector comprise the core elements of this formation.
The talk will focus on the place of African Americans within the larger social democratic imaginary of contemporary Los Angeles by examining the intersections and contradictions of racial and class-based politics for black Angelenos.
Daniel Widener is Assistant Professor of History, University of California, San Diego and IAC Postdoctoral Fellow, The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
--This presentation is part of the Bunche Center Circle of Thought Lecture Series.
Bunche Center for African American Studies Circle of Thought (Brown Bag Lunch Series) -- Winter Quarter 2007
All events will take place in the Library and Media Center, Haines Hall 135, unless otherwise noted.
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is available for $8.
Bunche Center for African American Studies
Sponsor(s): Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
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