Events on Campus: Nov. 14 – Nov. 30

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UCLA is a campus full of diverse events, art exhibitions, and speakers. Here are some upcoming events that FEM’s Campus Life staff is looking forward to!

”Panel: 100 Years of Protests at UCLA”

  • This panel brings together UCLA alums who organized and participated in oppositional acts at UCLA in the 1990s and early 2000s. These include walkouts and building occupations against tuition hikes and the elimination of affirmative action and protests against institutional racism and for the establishment of Chicanx studies. Speakers include York Chang, artist and chief counsel, Service Employees International Union Local 1000; Robert Karimi, interactive storyteller, writer/producer, and interdisciplinary conceptual artist; and Jolie Chea, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Literature at UC Riverside.
  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 193 Haines Hall

”Mental Health Fair 2018”

  • Hosted by Active Minds at UCLA, a day of carnival games, activities and mental health awareness! Make your own self-care objects and learn about mental health and the resources around.
  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Where: Kerckhoff Patio

“Common Scents: Realistic Self-Care Practices”

  • Hosted by Active Minds at UCLA, come out, relax, and learn how build sustainable self care practices while making your own aromatherapy mist!
  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: CAPS Large Conference Room

“My Sexual Debut”

  • Hosted by UCLA Sexperts, the event focuses on the idea of “virginity” as outdated and non-inclusive. The “first time” can mean a million different things to a million different people, and Sexperts want to encourage agency and ownership over the experience that feels right to you. Sexperts always aims to foster an open and inclusive environment to not only learn from others, but to share with others.
  • When: Monday, Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Hedrick Fireside Lounge

10 Questions: Ongoing Series

  • Giving community members a special opportunity to experience the conversations that drive innovation at the university, this fall the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture presents “10 Questions,” a hybrid academic course and public event series that brings together leading minds from across the university to discuss ten fundamental questions. Each event is led by experts in academic fields who facilitate the discussion.
  • “What is Work?”
    • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register
  • “What is Knowledge?”
    • When: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register
  • “What is a University?”
    • When: Tuesday, December 4, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register

“Living as Indigenous Inside the Dysmorphic Body”

  • When: Monday, Nov. 26, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Charles E. Young Research Library, Presentation Room
  • Dr. Gilbert’s “Living As Indigenous Inside the Dysmorphic Body” will discuss body dysmorphia, which she argues is created by Indigenous child removal experiences. In her current Fulbright research, she’s interested in testing out whether this notion is experienced by other Indigenous peoples around the globe. In this presentation, she will highlight some of the material illuminating the body dysmorphia concept in the Stolen Generations in Australia and some of her investigations of this concept into the epigenetic realm.
  • Register

“Psypher: Media Portrayal”

  • “Step out, speak up” is the message of Psypher, a UCLA dance group dedicated to promoting discussions of mental health through dance. The group’s mission is to destigmatize mental health by providing a place where dancers can step out of their comfort zones through dance and conversation.
  • When: Friday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA Parking Structure 4

 

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