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Property in the Promised Land: Debt, Murder, and the Modernization of Los Angeles

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Dr. Mark Vestal

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Marques Vestal, Assistant Professor of Critical Black Urbanism at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Dr. Vestel will talk about the modernization of Los Angeles' and the early 20th Century political and cultural economy. His talk frames the discussion around the deaths of two Los Angeles sheriff's deputies sent to evict a Black homeowner, George Farley. We will learn about the central role of racialized debt and eviction in Los Angeles' drive for growth in the dawning decades of the Twentieth Century. Get more information about this event.

2023 Chinese New Year’s Celebration Party

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm

 CNY2023

CSUN China Institute and CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) cordially invite you to 2023 Chinese New Year party. This is our first on-campus celebration since 2019, and we will celebrate the Year of the Rabbit together. The first day on the Chinese calendar falls on January 22nd, and our party is one night before the Lantern Festival.  The Rabbit is a symbol of energy, positivity, and productivity in Chinese culture, which are what we need as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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