Upcoming Events

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The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies presents a workshop on African Networks hosted by Professor Stephanie Bosch Santana, UCLA Department of Comparative Literature.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to Tuesday, January 28, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

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The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies hosts a symposium that presents an opportunity to think about different methodologies and different ways of writing history when faced with the challenge of sources.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Historian Andrew Apter of the African Studies Center speaks at the Fowler Museum on the history behind the British Empire Exhibition.
Friday, January 31, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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A symposium with presentations and a roundtable discussion on different meanings of blackness in Israel.
Monday, February 24, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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In their presentations, Jok Madut Jok, Louis Picard, and Pamela DeLargy will focus on different aspects of the challenges associated with the efforts to empower South Sudanese women and girl refugees in Uganda and the East African region in general.
Friday, February 28, 2020 to Friday, February 28, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Katie-Jay Scott and Souleyman Jassir will discuss the situation in Darfur, Sudan and in the refugee communities in other countries and areas.
Thursday, March 5, 2020 to Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This year marks Thinking Gender's 30th anniversary! Pre-Register by Friday, February 28, 2020. In-person registration will also be available on the day of the event. Thinking Gender 2020 will focus on feminist, queer, trans, anti-carceral, transnational, and intersectional approaches to sexual violence.
Friday, March 6, 2020 to Friday, March 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM