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February 2018

BreakBeat Poets in the Age of Hip Hop: Resilient Community Voices

February 15@2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UC Santa Barbara, MultiCultural Center Theater
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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UC Consortium for Black Studies in California, The UCSB Division of Student Affairs & UCSB MultiCultural Center presents Writing Workshop: MCC Lounge - 2 pm Performance: MCC Theater - 6 pm Rooted in the core values of hip hop culture, writer/performer-educator-organizers Kevin Coval and Idris Goodwin use poetry as a tool for empowerment and discourse across different walks of life. Join these two award winning artists for a writing workshop and live performance of socially engaged break beat poetry. Kevin…

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Fractured Worlds of the Global Horizon: Or, The Problem of the Color Line

February 9@9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Soka University, 1 University Dr.-Ikeda Reading Room
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 United States
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Humanities Concentration Presents in association with the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California, a Multi-Campus Research Program and Initiative, The Workshops at UC Irvine Hortense J. Spillers + Nahum Dimitri Chandler Fractured Worlds of the Global Horizon: Or, The Problem of the Color Line

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Blackness and the Asian Century

February 2@3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCI Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135

  The University of California Multi-Campus Working Group on Blackness and the Asian Century (BASIC) in association with the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California, a Multi-Campus Research Program and Initiative, The Workshops at UC Irvine Presents a Seminar with Professor Aishwary Kumar Department of History, Stanford University on his book Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy (Stanford University Press, 2015) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 2018 3:00PM-5:00PM Humanities Instructional Building 135 Advance readings may be found here: goo.gl/jwVQFe…

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January 2018

Free-Dem Foundations: From Wrongful Incarceration to Community Mobilization

January 8@12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monday, January 8th, 2018  Location TBD   Free-Dem Foundations: From Wrongful Incarceration to Community Mobilization Robert Jones, Jerome Morgan and Daniel Rideau 12PM | Black Studies Research Center Dialogue A panel discussion where Jerome Morgan, Robert Jones and Daniel Rideau discuss the origins, development, and ongoing work of Free-Dem Foundations Late Afternoon (TIME TBD) | Multicultural Center Talk by Jerome Morgan Jerome Morgan will talk about his life before incarceration, surviving and fighting for freedom inside Angola Prison, work with Students at…

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December 2017

Black Currents Symposium: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Ph.D. in African Diaspora Studies

December 7, 2017@4:00 pm - December 8, 2017@4:30 pm
University of California – Berkeley

The Department of African American Studies at UC Berkeley proudly presents… Black Currents Symposium: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Ph.D. in African Diaspora Studies December 7-8, 2017 University of California - Berkeley Please join us for the Black Currents Symposium celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Ph.D. in African Diaspora Studies at the University of California - Berkeley. This event will take place on Berkeley’s campus and will feaure alumni, current graduate students and current and past faculty involved in the doctoral…

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November 2017

The Workshops at UC Irvine presents a Film Screening and Discussion with Professor Beheroze Shroff and Parisa Vaziri

November 29, 2017@5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UCI Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135

The University of California Multi-Campus Working Group on Blackness and the Asian Century (BASIC) in association with the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California, a Multi-Campus Research Program and Initiative, The Workshops at UC Irvine presents a Film Screening and Discussion   Wednesday, November 29th – 5:00-7:00 PM Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135   with Professor Beheroze Shroff Documentary Filmmaker Department of Asian-American Studies, UC Irvine  Navigating Blackness in India, the Sidis of Gujarat   with a discussion moderated by  Parisa Vaziri Doctoral Candidate Department of Comparative Literature, UC…

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October 2017

A Reading and Discussion Series on the Black Radical Tradition

October 31, 2017 - December 5, 2017
UC Santa Barbara Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall

The UCSB Center for Black Studies Research presents A Reading and Discussion Series on the Black Radical Tradition This year long series examines how we might read US and world history differently through the lens of African/Black epistemologies and the history of Black struggle, and what these ideas and movements have to tell us about the workings of racial capitalism, slavery, colonialism, and violence as well as collective efforts to refashion freedom and democracy.   FALL 2017- ln Fall 2017,…

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The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea

October 30, 2017@6:30 pm
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard College

The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea   A celebration and discussion of the book by Rosalind C. Morris & Daniel H. Leonard   Monday, October 30, 6:30pm Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard College All are welcome. Reception to follow.   Emily Apter French and Comparative Literature, NYU Dorothea von Mücke Germanic Languages, Columbia Andrew Parker French and Comparative Literature, Rutgers Nahum Chandler Humanities, University of California at Irvine   hosted by Barnard Africana Studies Institute…

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Living Lives of Resilient Love In a Time of Hate

October 24, 2017@7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UC Santa Barbara MCC Theater

Living Lives of Resilient Love In a Time of Hate Dat Black Mermaid: Healing and Transformation Through Art An Evening with Sharon Bridgforth   Tuesday, October 24th  7PM UC Santa Barbara MCC Theater   Love is the core of Joy and our struggles for personal and global peace. Sharon Bridgforth will discuss the writing and performance elements that generate and reflect this Love by sharing her own artistic process in the development of her latest work—dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Performance…

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Embodying the Present Moment: Theatrical Jazz Performance in Community Connection and Leadership

October 24, 2017@8:00 am - October 27, 2017@5:00 pm
UCSB MultiCultural Center Lounge and Theater

Embodying the Present Moment: Theatrical Jazz Performance in Community Connection and Leadership With Master Class Facilitators… Sharon Bridgforth & Omi Osun Joni Jones October 24: Tuesday Evening, Resilient Love: Living the Life of Resilient Love Series Dat Black Mermaid/Healing & Transformation Through Art , 7-9pm October 26: Thursday Evening, Reception and Introductions, 7-9pm October 27: Friday, Workshop and Performance at the UCSB MultiCultural Center Lounge and Theater   Master class facilitators, Sharon Bridgforth and Omi Osun Joni Jones, believe in…

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