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Dr. Edward Walker Talks “Astroturfing” and the Rise of Misinformation Campaigns

UCLA Sociology Professor Edward Walker, was recently featured in a video chronicling the increase in misinformation campaigns across the country that have been particularly visible since the pandemic began. The video by Scripps Media will be used as a tool for their ongoing NewsLit media literacy project. As an expert on social movements, Dr. Walker […]

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UCLA Sociology Professor Discusses “Millenials and the Great Reckoning on Race”

Dr. S. Michael Gaddis, assistant professor of sociology at UCLA, recently wrote an op-ed published in The Hill titled “Millennials and the Great Reckoning on Race.” He writes that although Millenials appear to support “post-racial” attitudes, their “…actions speak louder than words.”  Dr. Gaddis writes: “Unfortunately, the actions of Millennials in recent research I conducted, […]

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E. Victor Wolfenstein Memorial Lecture “Reckoning with Global Racism” Presented by VC Anna Spain Bradley on March 16

Michael Chwe Chair and Professor UCLA Department of Political Science invites you to attend the E. VICTOR WOLFENSTEIN MEMORIAL LECTURE Reckoning with Global Racism presented by Anna Spain Bradley UCLA Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Professor of Law followed by a conversation with Lorrie Frasure Acting Director, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African […]

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RSVP Now for the UCLA/Getty Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Dr. Gabrielle Tayac on March 5

Dr. Glenn Wharton Chair, UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials invites you to attend UCLA/Getty Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Dr. Gabrielle Tayac Associate Professor of Public History, George Mason University Former Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Speaking on Ancestors Speaking: Objects and Cultural Sovereignty in […]

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UCLA Podcast “Then & Now” Discusses the Role of a Public Historian with UCLA Alumna Anthea Hartig

UCLA’s Luskin Center for History and Policy (LCHP) has continued to be a leading voice in connecting past to present. The center’s “Then & Now” podcast has tackled some of the most challenge topics of the day by connecting them to the past. The latest conversation is with UCLA alumna Anthea Hartig. LCHP writes: “In […]

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UCLA Division of Social Sciences Exceeds Campaign Goal for Dean’s Fund for the Study of Diversity and Racial Inequality

In light of the reawakened reckoning on racial justice issues and other historical and contemporary inequalities, the UCLA Division of Social Sciences is turning its attention and support to its graduate students. The newly established Dean’s Fund for the Study of Diversity and Racial Inequality was created to provide funds to graduate students in the […]

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Incoming UCLA Professor Dunnavant’s Research Featured in ‘American Archaeology Magazine’

The research of Dr. Justin Dunnavant, an incoming professor in the UCLA Department of Anthropology, and his colleagues was recently featured as the cover story for American Archaeology Magazine. Dr. Dunnavant consults for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Slave Wrecks Project, which is chronicled in the story. It covers their […]

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UCLA Professor Srinivasan Talks About Social Media, Trump, and Big Tech

Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan, UCLA Professor of Graduate Studies of Education and Information Sciences and Bedari Kindness Institute Faculty Advisory Committee member, describes his work as carefully exploring the connection between new transformations in technology, political and social life, and examining these concerns around radicalization and polarization facilitated by technology. On the day after the insurrection […]

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CSW Gender, Race, and Age Behind Bars: Impacts of Long-Term Sentencing Event on Feb. 3

UCLA Center for the Study of Women Presents: GENDER, RACE, AND AGE BEHIND BARS: IMPACTS OF LONG-TERM SENTENCING Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM RSVP: csw.ucla.edu/behindbars Join us for a rare opportunity to hear from two formerly-incarcerated women activists on the compounded adverse impacts of long-term sentencing on the elderly, women, transgender […]

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Festivals in the City of Angels: Kwanzaa in Leimert Park Village on December 17 — RSVP Today

Festivals in the City of Angels This series connects museum programs with communities across the city in order to better understand manifestations of lived religions in Los Angeles and honor local expressions of global faiths. This series is generously supported by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. Kwanzaa is a relatively new holiday, created in […]