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UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report Receives Funding from CA State Budget

The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report received a $250,000 allocation in the California state budget. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo, the funds will support the overarching goals of UCLA’s Hollywood Advancement Project, which produces the Hollywood Diversity Report. It is the industry’s only longitudinal analysis that connects the relationship between the diversity of key jobs in […]

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LA Social Science Rising Scholars Series on Gentrification in Los Angeles with Dr. Alfredo Huante

Dr. Alfredo Huante is an interdisciplinary social scientist whose research interests rest at the intersection of critical race studies, urban studies, and Latinx studies. His recent research project examines how policymakers, stakeholders, residents, and other urban actors mobilize racial categories in ways that advance gentrification. Drawing from archival, ethnographic, and interview data, Dr. Huante illustrates […]

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UCLA Department of African American Studies Remembers the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on Its Website and in Upcoming Events

Please join the Department of African American Studies at UCLA as it commemorates the Tulsa Massacre Centennial beginning TODAY throughout the Memorial Day weekend.  To learn more, click HERE to visit a special edition of their website. Events Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial On the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, this series, co-presented […]

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UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series: The Prevalence and Sharing Patterns of ‘Fake News’ in the US in 2016 and 2020 on Friday, May 14

UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series The Prevalence and Sharing Patterns of “Fake News” in the US in 2016 and 2020 David Lazer University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks Northeastern University Friday, May 14, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PT Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/97899586814 […]

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LA Social Science Presents “Immigration and the Media:” UCLA Students Investigate

LA Social Science is proud to present four research papers written by UCLA students in their Winter 2021 Sociology course, “Immigration and the Media,” taught by Dr. Cecilia Menjivar. Dr. Menjivar’s introduction, excerpts of the students’ excellent papers, corresponding download links, and short bios of the twelve amazing UCLA students are included below. Introduction by […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Integrated Marketing Communications with Prof. Feramisco

As Summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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Recent Honors for UCLA History Professors

UCLA History faculty have been doing amazing work. The following are some recent honors they have received. Professor Brenda Stevenson has been appointed the inaugural Hillary Rodham Clinton Chair in Women’s History at St John’s College, Oxford University. Dr. Stevenson’s work explores the intersections of gender, race and politics, putting women – and particularly women […]

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LA Social Science Book Series on the Bronze Age and Identity with Professor Aaron Burke

In his new book The Amorites and the Bronze Age Near East: The Making of a Regional Identity, Dr. Aaron Burke, Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies and Professor of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at UCLA, traces the complex collective identity of Amorites through space and time. He challenges traditional notions of identity […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Department of Economics Summer Courses & Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: African American Studies Summer Courses

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]