Events on Campus: Oct. 25 – Nov. 9

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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!

Honduran Solidarity Week”

  • In solidarity with the migrants of the Honduran caravan in route through México, La Unión Centroamericana de Estudiantes (UNICA) set up a Honduran solidarity week to discuss the current human rights crisis in Honduras and how UCLA students can support Central American migrants. The week includes activities such as film screening of “Berta Vive,” and a guest talk by Viena Avila, a Honduran activist for LGBTQ rights and human rights who is a part of the Movimiento de Diversidad en Resistencia and the Trans Feminist Association of Honduras.
  • When: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:20 p.m.
  • Where: Bunche 10383

“Black Horror Art Show”

  • Hosted by the Afrikan Arts Ensemble this event is an art show that focuses on artists interpreting Black horror and trauma through artwork.
  • When: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Kerckhoff Hall

“Intersex Awareness Day”

  • Dominic Ravina, a young transgender, intersex, and queer identified individual, will be leading a discussion in honor of Intersex Awareness Day. Ravina will be creating a space where people can share stories about not fitting in the mold of the binary, cisgender, and heterosexual society.
  • When: Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center

“Culture Fix: Yanique Hume on Striking Iron”

  • Yanique Hume, Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies and specialist in the Caribbean with a focus on Cuba and Haiti, examines the iron deity Ogun in the exhibition “Striking Iron.” Hume will discuss the performative power of iron and the translation of this essence of force within the body through dance across shared sacred geographies of the African diaspora.
  • When: Friday, Oct. 26, 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Fowler Museum

“Fowler Out Loud: Mariachi de Uclatlan”

  • Established in the early 1960s as one of the first academic mariachi groups in the world, Mariachi de Uclatlán has exemplified the importance of arts and education in the Mexican-American community. This year’s performance features a special repertoire for Día de los Muertos as well many well-loved mariachi standards. In addition, they will perform Mexican songs of resistance in recognition of the activism featured in the exhibition “South of No North: Gato Negro Ediciones.”
  • When: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Fowler Museum

“What’s on the Ballot Info Session”

  • Hosted by Ignite at UCLA, this event is a led forum with the purpose to informs students on the propositions and candidates for the upcoming midterm elections.
  • When: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Rolfe Hall 3105

“A Series of Service: Environmentalism”

  • Community Service Commission (CSC) is hosting its first Series of Service. This event allows student to volunteer with TreePeople or LA Audubon to learn more about service in the environment and environmentalism. Food and transportation will be provided.
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA Dickson Court
  • Register

“Anti-Racist Horizons: Zapista Kuxlejal Politics”

  • Dr. Mariana Mora will present on her book, “Kuxlejal Politics: Indigenous Autonomy, Race, and Decolonizing Research in Zapatista Communities.” Kuxlejal Politics focuses on central spheres of Zapatista indigenous autonomy particularly in governing practices, agrarian reform, women’s collective work, and the implementation of justice.
  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA Powell Library, East Rotunda
  • Register

“Suicide: Practice and Policy Implications”

  • This panel presentation will provide an overview of precipitating factors, systemic responses, and interventions to suicide, including how veterans and active military personnel are affected.
  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Register

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 Memory?”
    • When: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register
  • “What is a Body?”
    • When: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 pm.m – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register
  • “What is a Failure?”
    • When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall
    • Register
  • “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
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