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  • Film Screening of "Finding the Virgo"

    Wed, Nov 14, 2018, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Town School for Boys 2750 Jackson Street, San Francisco

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  • Kuxlejal Politics Indigenous Autonomy, Race, and Decolonizing Research in Zapatista Communities

    Wed, Nov 14, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Dr. Mariana Mora, CIESAS Mexico City

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  • Ph.D. Alumni Luncheon

    Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    American Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, GA

    This event is open to UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Ph.D. alumni, current graduate students, and faculty.  To rsvp, please email msminor@berkeley.edu.  

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  • Antikoni by Professor Beth Piatote

    Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology 102 Kroeber Hall Berkeley, CA 94720

    By Beth Piatote Directed by Jenni(f)er Tamayo

    Description Antíkoni By Beth Piatote Directed by Jenni(f)er Tamayo   Limited run staged reading Preview: Tuesday, November 6th at 5:30PM Performances: Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00PM and 7:00PM located at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall   Doors will open for chair and floor seating 30 minutes prior to …

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  • Native American Child Removal, Indigenous Activism, and the Creation of an Archive

    Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Amy Lonetree, Associate Professor of History, UC Santa Cruz

    Native American Child Removal, Indigenous Activism, and the Creation of an Archive ABSTRACT:  The history of Indigenous child removal is a history of violence, and one that has taken different forms over time.  This presentation focuses on those most affected by removal and separation through an analysis of oral histories of Native American adoptees collected in collaboration with …

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  • A World Alright Tools of Illuminiation: A Panel Discussion on Academic Writing

    Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    242 Cesar Chavez Center

    Lok Siu, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

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  • Dia De Los Muertos Altar Exhibition

    Nov 1, 5:00 pmNov 2, 5:00 pm, 2018

    Wurster Gallery, 121 Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley

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  • Mobility, Expulsion and Claims to Home: Migrant Organizing in an Era of Deportation and Dispossession

    Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room

    Monisha Das Gupta, Professor of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

    Mobility, Expulsion and Claims to Home: Migrant Organizing in an Era of Deportation and Dispossession Colloquium | October 17 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room Speaker/Performer:  Monisha Das Gupta, Professor of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Sponsors:  Center …

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  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLE IN INDIA: SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF LAND RIGHTS LEGISLATION: GENDER AND RESILIENCE

    Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    INDRANI SIGAMANY University of York, Great Britain

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  • The Future of Asian Americans in a Multiracial United States

    Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    2050 Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley

    Join alumni, faculty, students, staff, and friends of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies for a special event during Homecoming Weekend at UC Berkeley October 14, 2018 2:00–3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion 3:30–5:00 p.m. Reception and Networking The Future of Asian Americans in a Multiracial United States Engage in a discussion on how Asian …

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  • Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

    Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Multicultural Community Center (MCC) 220 Martin Luther King jr. Student Union

    Friday, October 12, 2018 | 5:30-7:30 pm Multicultural Community Center (MCC) 220 Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union University of California, Berkeley Help get the word out! Forward this email or print and post the Event Flyer  Film screening followed by Q+A with Director Laurie Coyle and Maria Moreno’s daughters, Olivia Portugal and Lily DeLa Torre In Adios Amor, …

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  • From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back

    Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    180 Doe Library, UC Berkeley

    Katya Cengel, Journalist

    Journalist Katya Cengel will discuss her new book, Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back (Potomac Books, 2018) which follows the stories of four Cambodian families as they confront criminal deportation 40 years after their resettlement in the U.S. In her telling, Cengel finds that violence comes in many forms and that trauma is passed down through generations. …

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  • Ethnic Studies Welcome Event

    Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

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  • Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation

    Mon, Sep 10, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Professor Tom Biolsi, Ethnic Studies

    Foucault understood government as arranging “the right disposition of things”--something quite different from our common understanding of government as a matter of the machinery of the state.  This talk will focus on three moments in the history of Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota (home of the Siċanġu Lakota or Rosebud Sioux) when new forms of governmentality were put into …

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  • Wall Art: From Cave Paintings to Muralism and Spray Can Art

    Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way

    James Prigoff

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