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UCLA Professor Eric Avila Discusses How U.S. Infrastructure Historically Fostered Racial Inequality

Recently U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said, “There is racism physically built into some of our highways.” It is this recognition that has shaped President Joe Biden’s plan to improve U.S. infrastructure. Dr. Eric Avila, Professor of History, César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies, and Urban Planning, was recently interviewed by […]

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UCLA Presents “Feminist Politics in Korea & The Korean Diaspora Conversations” Series

UCLA Gender Studies presents a series of public-facing conversations with social justice activists and filmmakers invited to a UCLA undergraduate course (Gender Studies 131, Feminist Politics in Korea and the Korean Diaspora) taught by Prof. Ju Hui Judy Han. With topics ranging from queer and transgender politics to reproductive justice, from transnational adoption and anti-violence […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Web Development and GIS for Social Change in Asian American Studies

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Science 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: Sex and the Cinema (Comm 188A) w/ Professor Hurwitz

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: Inside Hollywood with Professor Peterson

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: Department of Geography 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 […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Careers in Communication with Professor Johnson

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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UCLA Division of Social Sciences Premieres “Movements for Social Justice” Video [UPDATED]

Just one day after a Minnesota jury took the unusual step of convicting a white police officer for the hyper-mediated, brutal killing of an unarmed Black man, police officers shot and killed another unarmed Black man in North Carolina. And these events had followed the shooting death of yet another unarmed Black man the week […]

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UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series: Legislative Communication and Power on Friday, April 30

UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series Legislative Communication and Power: Measuring Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives from Social Media Daniel Ebanks ABD, California Institue of Technology R. Michael Alvarez Professor, California Institute of Technology with Hao Yan (Facebook) Sanmay Das (GMU) Betsy Sinclair (WUSTL) Friday, April 30, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM […]