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Under what conditions can diversity related courses succeed in fostering academic and social benefits? An Interview with UCLA Professor, Tiffany Brannon

Under what conditions can diversity related courses succeed in fostering academic and social benefits? An Interview with UCLA Professor, Tiffany Brannon

On April 4, 2017, the Bunche Center interviewed UCLA professor of social psychology, Tiffany Brannon, to discuss her research on diversity science, a relatively new concept in psychology that explores when and how diversity works. She examines diversity initiatives that target historically underrepresented groups (e.g., ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, women in STEM fields) that have a positive social impact […]

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Latest “Fast and Furious” Release Proves Again Diversity Sells

Latest “Fast and Furious” Release Proves Again Diversity Sells

April 17, 2017 — The latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, which features a diverse set of leads and black director F. Gary Gray at the helm, is on pace to become the biggest global opening film of all time.  Fate of the Furious opened number one at the domestic box office last weekend, with an estimated $100.2 million, […]

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Bunche Director Candidate, Eve Dunbar

Bunche Director Candidate, Eve Dunbar

Please join us on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4 PM in 153 Haines Hall to hear Bunche director candidate, Eve Dunbar (Vassar College) speak about “Monstrous Work: Zombie Ethnography, Archives, and Gatekeeping” and on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 1 PM in 153 Haines Hall, for a Bunche Center Vision Talk, “Describe, Disrupt, and Produce: Collective Visioning at the Bunche Center,” with a reception to […]

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Flash Point 2017: Twenty-Five Years After the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

Flash Point 2017: Twenty-Five Years After the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

Don’t miss out on panel discussions, art, films and media exhibits that examine the 1992 L.A. Uprising. This 3 day event will be on April 28-30 (Fri-Sun), 2017, at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center in Westwood and in Little Tokyo with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Many of these events are free with registration. For program details and to RSVP, […]

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Bunche Director Candidate, Erica Edwards

Bunche Director Candidate, Erica Edwards

Please join us on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1 PM in 193 Humanities (Faculty Commons) to hear Bunche Director Candidate, Erica Edwards (University of California, Riverside) speak about “‘How Very American’: African American Literature and the Long War on Terror,” and on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 1 PM in 153 Haines Hall, for a Bunche Center Vision Talk for the position of […]

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THIS MON.&TUES. – A Decade of Research on What Adolescents Learn About Race Online and The Bunche Center as a Transdisciplinary Research Community for the Study of Black Lives

THIS MON.&TUES. – A Decade of Research on What Adolescents Learn About Race Online and The Bunche Center as a Transdisciplinary Research Community for the Study of Black Lives

Please join us on Monday, April 10, at noon in 3340 Moore Hall to hear Brendesha Tynes (University of Southern California) speak about “A Decade of Research on What Adolescents Learn About Race Online” and on Tuesday, April 11, at 11:30 AM in 153 Haines Hall, for a Bunche Center Vision Talk for the position of director with a reception to […]

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Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Biola University Thursday, May 11, 2017 NOON – 1:30PM @ 153 Haines Hall “In this workshop, I share the journey of how I turned my dissertation into a general audience book. In breaking down the writing and publication process, I go over parts of […]

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April 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter now available!

April 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter now available!

The Bunche Center newsletter for April 2017 is now available! Stay up to date with the latest news and announcements. Click below! TO DOWNLOAD the newsletter, click here. 

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Crenshaw Moderates Panel on Black Women in Hollywood

Crenshaw Moderates Panel on Black Women in Hollywood

April 3, 2017 — Bunche affiliated faculty member Kimberlé Crenshaw moderated a panel at the UCLA Hammer Museum last Thursday evening on the challenges black women face in Hollywood.  Panelists included actresses Diahann Carroll, Tonya Pinkins, LisaGay Hamilton, casting director Twinkie Byrd, and culture critic April Reign.  To read the Los Angeles Times story, please click HERE.

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Condolence Message: Passing of Professor Mark Q. Sawyer

Condolence Message: Passing of Professor Mark Q. Sawyer

Professor Mark Q. Sawyer, a Bunche Center affiliated faculty member, passed on Sunday, March 26, 2017.  His contributions to our intellectual community at UCLA are substantial, and his presence will be greatly missed.  Click HERE to read the UCLA Newsroom story, which provides a glimpse of the tremendous impact he has had over the years.  The acknowledgment from his home […]

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