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Humanities In Circulation: 25th Anniversary of the UC Humanities Initiative & Annual Society of Fellows Meeting

SOF-25Location: UCLA | Time: April 18-19, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 | The Fowler Museum at UCLA

6:30 pm | The Terrace
25th Anniversary Opening Reception

7:30 pm | Lenart Auditorium
Race, Representation, Repression and Resistance: Thinking Through Ernest Cole

Ernest Cole’s photographs of apartheid in South Africa during the 1960s document a brutal reality of the country’s storied history. Issues of race, repression, representation and resistance intrinsic to these arresting images will be the focus of an esteemed panel including political activist and scholar Angela Davis, artist Ken Gonzales-Day and anthropologist Jean Comaroff and moderated by political theorist Wendy Brown.

This co-sponsored event is part of the Fowler OutSpoken Conversation Series.
 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 | Young Research Library at UCLA

12:00-6:00 pm | Research Commons
Society of Fellows Program

Panels and presentations by the 2012-13 UC President’s Faculty Fellows and Graduate Fellows in the Humanities
 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 | The Fowler Museum at UCLA

6:30 pm | Amphitheater
25th Anniversary Closing Reception

7:30 pm | Lenart Auditorium
Writers, Reading and Riffing

Novelists Bharati Mukherjee, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Héctor Tobar and Karen Tei Yamashita join writer-critic David Kipen for an evening of readings and conversation exploring the creative process and the humanities in circulation across texts and times, genres and geographies.

Closing Performance
Representing the leading edge of China’s avant garde, this experimental creatrix and avant metal-rock musician close the celebration with a dynamic performance.

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