The Asian Studies Program is proud to present the Distinguished Visiting Speakers Series with special guest, Jeffrey Wasserstrom from UC Irvine. This illustrated talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong during the last few decades. Get more information and RSVP for this event.
Please join the Department of Africana Studies for a very special Black History Month event featuring one of the most recognizable names in Spoken Word Poetry, Rudy Francisco. Get more information about this event.
Please join us for the First Annual Africana Studies Major/Minor Fair. Learn more about the Department of Africana Studies as you meet current students, faculty and alumni who will be on-hand to answer your questions and share their academic, community and career experiences. If you have ever wondered "Why Students Should Major/Minor in Africana Studies?" this is your chance to find out more about this dynamic and interdisciplinary course of study. Read more
“Bridging the Gap Together: More Practical Strategies for Student Success” This event will feature several different workshops for faculty and staff that highlight best practices around student success both inside and outside the classroom. Attendees will learn practical strategies that they can employ in their daily work with students and campus community members. Read more
"Carl Laemmle" is a fascinating and enjoyable documentary about the extraordinary life story of Carl Laemmle, the German-Jewish immigrant who founded Universal Pictures, saved over 300 Jewish families from Nazi Germany, created University City, and gave his name to the Laemmle Theater chain. Read more
Don Seeman, Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and the Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University, and author of One People, One Blood: Ethiopian-Israelis and the Return to Judaism (Rutgers University Press, 2009), will speak about Ethiopian Israelis' perspectives on their lives in Israel. Read more
The tribute, celebration and untold stories of the dancers who helped birth Hip-Hop culture. Please join the Department of Africana Studies, in association with the Department of Cinema and Television Arts, for a reception and screening of the documentary film "And I Danced" followed by a Q&A with writer and director Chris Martin from Kid N Play. Seating is limited, please RSVP here for this event.
Love is in the air! Make your own valentines, have a blind date with a book and more. Read more
Join us as we view African American life from both sides of the camera. Presentations illustrate the topic from past, present, and future perspectives. Read more
In celebration of the renovation and merger, you are cordially invited to a grand re-opening event. Read more