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2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

Don’t miss out on the 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event on Thurs., Feb. 23., at noon in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Dr. Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and lead author of the report, will discuss the latest findings with co-authors Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Bunche Center Assistant Director, Dr. Vanessa Diaz, Visiting Scholar, and Michael Tran & Amberia Sargent, […]

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Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts Presents Shena Sanchez TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 NOON-1PM @ Black Forum – 153 Haines Hall Shena Sanchez is a 3rd year PhD student in the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies. She will discuss “Urban Girls of Color on the Beaten Track.” Shena received her master’s degree in international education policy from the Peabody […]

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With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

Read the Deseret News interview with Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at UCLA. As a teenager, Darnell Hunt enjoyed making films and dedicated much of his time to this hobby. When he applied to college, he considered the option of majoring in film and turning his hobby into a career. When he got […]

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February 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter

February 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter

The February 2017 Bunche Center online newsletter is now available for viewing! Catch up on our latest news and announcements. DOWNLOAD: February 2017 Bunche Center Online Newsletter  

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“From South Africa To Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” Lecture featuring Xolela Mangcu

“From South Africa To Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” Lecture featuring Xolela Mangcu

Don’t miss out on this special lecture – “From South Africa to Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” – by Xolela Mangcu, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town, on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6275 Bunche Hall @ 2 PM. Speaker bio: Mangcu was the 2014 Oppenheimer Fellow at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. […]

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Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness Film Screening

Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness Film Screening

Watch the documentary, Nana Dijo, for free on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 1 PM @ the History Conference Room – 6275 Bunche Hall. The screening will be followed by a discussion panel with the director, Bocafloja, and scholars of black consciousness in the Americas.  Click Here for more information. To Download the flyer, Click Here.

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Bunche Center Celebrates Black History Month

Bunche Center Celebrates Black History Month

Bunche Center Presents a Celebration of Black History Month Thurs, Feb. 2, 3 PM – 5 PM, Haines Hall 153 // Jack Willis Film Screening & Discussion  Thurs, Feb. 9, 6:30 PM – 8 PM, Haines Hall 153 // The Revival: Women and the Word Film Screening Thurs, Feb. 16, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Haines Hall 153 // Blaxploitalian 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema Film Screening […]

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Images in Blackness Series Present Filmmaker, Fred Kuwornu

Images in Blackness Series Present Filmmaker, Fred Kuwornu

Images in Blackness Series Present BLAXPLOITALIAN: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema A Film by Fred Kuwornu www.blaxploitalian.com The event is on Thursday, February 16, 2017, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM at the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). The event is free. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking are available; visit the Parking and Information kiosk on Hilgard and Westholme for more information. […]

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Images in Blackness Series Present The Revival: Women and the Word Film Screening

Images in Blackness Series Present The Revival: Women and the Word Film Screening

Images in Blackness Series  in collaboration with UCLA Center for the Study of Women Present The Revival: Women and the Word A Film by Sekiya Dorsett The event is on Thursday, February 9, 2017, from 6:30 pm—8pm at the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). The event is free. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking are available; visit the Parking and Information kiosk […]

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Tomorrow (Jan. 25) Images in Blackness Series Presents Pan African Film Festival Directors

Tomorrow (Jan. 25) Images in Blackness Series Presents Pan African Film Festival Directors

Images in Blackness Series Presents 2016 Pan African Film Festival Directors  Tomorrow, January 25th, at 1 PM in the Black Forum Room (Haines Hall 153), the Bunche Center will offer a screening of short films that were featured in the 2016 Pan African Film Festival. The following short films will be shown, followed by a discussion with the directors: About That (Director: […]

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