This past Wednesday, Westwind – UCLA’s creative journal of the arts – hosted their Winter poetry reading at the Fowler Museum.
Through her course, Yamasaki aims to reach those people, claiming that “so much of [a survivor’s] trauma lives in their body.” This inspired her to create a healing practice that speaks to and honors the “language of the body.”
As part of their fourth annual Consent Week, the Bruin Consent Coalition (BCC) set up a miniature version of the UCLA Clothesline Project in the Kerckhoff Art Gallery. The project, on display from Jan. 17-20, featured a collection of shirts decorated by survivors of sexual assault.
The Mask You Live In focuses on the culture of toxic masculinity that surrounds boys and young men in America today. The documentary explores the relationship toxic masculinity has with violence, repressed emotions, and mental health.
From Tuesday, January 17, through Friday, January 20, the Bruin Consent Coalition (BCC) is hosting UCLA’s fourth annual Consent Week. This week-long program highlights the importance of consent and informs the public about sexual and gender-based violence.
On December 4, CAP UCLA presented a conversation between feminist icon Gloria Steinem and television producer Jill Soloway.
I spoke to Sara Sithi-Amnuai, a trumpet player and fourth-year ethnomusicology major in the jazz program at UCLA, to learn more about her experiences as a female jazz instrumentalist.
“Some might believe that there is a difference in the way feminism is defined based on where you are in the world, but this definition isn’t the difference. The differences are in where various parts of the world have reached in their progress towards equality.”
“You should wear a skirt. Most people prefer girls in skirts.”
“With Islamophobia so rampant in this recent election, I wanted to make sure that Bruin Consent Coalition supported survivors of sexual assault from the Muslim community as well as recognize how Islamophobia has limited their access to resources.”