This episode’s guest is poet, translator, and transdisciplinary scholar SA Smythe. SA is a professor at UCLA, and is one of the organizers of the Cops Off Campus Campaign, which aims to remove police and policing from all University of California campuses by September 2021. They join the show to talk about the campaign, the […]
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Gender Studies Professor Safiya U. Noble and Tristan Harris interviewed on the impact of algorithms on Time 100 Talks. Moderated by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. View full interview
The iSchool Alumni Association (ISAA) at the University of Illinois has awarded the 2020 ISAA Distinguished Alumna Award to Gender Studies Professor Safiya Noble (MS ’09, PhD ’12) Congratulations Safiya! Read More
Professor Nancy Mithlo has just published a new book, Making History: IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (University of New Mexico Press). By highlighting the rich resources and history of the Institute of American Indian Arts, the only tribal college in the nation devoted to the arts whose collections, the essays present a best-practices approach to […]
LA Social Science presents its first “Summer Take-Over” featuring Dr. Sarah Haley and Dr. Grace Hong who joined the e-forum for an in-depth discussion about abolition and feminism. Read More
Collaborative conversation with former UCLA American Indian Studies IDP instructor Marcella Ernest with Gender Studies Professor Nancy Mithlo and Senior Curator at the Guggenheim Museum, Vivien Greene is now uploaded to the Guggenheim Museum blog presence. This is a three part series that will be taking place over the next few weeks that profiles Marcella’s […]
Activists, scholars, organizers and friends join together to create a powerful Public Service Announcement calling on all eligible voters to know their voting status, know their voting rights, register to vote and, come November 3rd, go to the polls and VOTE. See Full Video
Assistant Professor Ju Hui Judy Han in The Dept. of Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary cultural geographer is interested in religion, mobilities, and difference. Before taking part in the panel discussion for “How Have Women’s Protests Changed History?,” the first of a three-event Zócalo/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County series, she stopped by the green […]
Completing the concentration, from programs across the campus including the sciences, adds an interdisciplinary perspective to your career plans and goals. Claudia Rodriguez-Zinn fulfilled the concentration requirements while completing her degree in as a pediatric nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist, and here is what she has to say about that experience: “After nearly […]
The Society for Social Studies of Science has bestowed on Professor Sharon Traweek the prestigious Bernal prize. The prize was awarded in recognition of Professor Traweek’s “transnational reputation” and her life-long contributions to the social study of science. Her writings, the Award committee observes, “are taught in graduate programs around the world”and she is a […]