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Recent posts that showcase the engagement of our students.

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

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Supporting scholarship that examines a broad range of identities, values, policies and behaviors is essential to recognizing and engaging with the diversity of the human experience. The Division of Social Sciences remains steadfast in its commitment…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Students Discussing Afro-Latinx Identity

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During Latinx Heritage Month, LA Social Science interviewed Brisa Smith Flores, a UCLA graduate student in World Arts and Culture, and Ky'tavia Stafford-Carreker, a recent UCLA pre-med graduate, about the contributions of Afro-Latinxs in…

Gift Establishes The Study of Black Life and Racial Inequality Program Fund in Anthropology at UCLA

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UCLA Anthropology alumnus and Professor Robert B. Lemelson has made a generous gift to establish The Study of Black Life and Racial Inequality Program Fund that will provide critical support for graduate and undergraduate students who share…

The UCLA Black Feminism Initiative Offers A Much Needed Social Justice Perspective

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The UCLA Newsroom recently spotlighted the UCLA Black Feminism Initiative, which was launched by the Center for the Study of Women in 2019 under the leadership of Dr. Sarah Haley. Its mission is to support, develop and perpetuate Black feminist…

CSW Policy Brief Series 2020 Presents Confronting the Carceral State: Reimagining Justice

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In 2019, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) collected Policy Briefs on the theme “Confronting the Carceral State, Reimagining Justice.” The call for submissions was developed by CSW Director Grace Hong and the Black Feminism…

Workers and Learners’ Experiences in Los Angeles County

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By Sophia L. Ángeles, Graduate Student Researcher; Janna Shadduck-Hernández, Project Director, UCLA Labor Center; and Saba Waheed, Research Director, UCLA Labor Center This past June, the UCLA Labor Center, in collaboration with the Los…

LA Social Science Community Conversations Featuring UCLA Medical School Dr. Tomer Begaz

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LA Social Science spoke with Dr. Tomer Begaz, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at UCLA-Olive View Medical Center, about his recent "Golden Apple"…

UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy Releases Report About Latest Scourge of White Nationalism

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UCLA's Luskin Center for History and Policy has published a report, "All is Not Well in the Golden State: The Scourge of White Nationalism in Southern California," that examines white nationalism's history, ideology, and present-day operations,…

LA Social Science Summer Course Previews: Anthropology Department Courses in 2020

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Summer 2020 starts this month, and LA Social Science will continue to highlight 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.…