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  • Constellations of Protest: Race, Solidarity, and Resistance with Greg Burris
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    Constellations of Protest: Race, Solidarity, and Resistance with Greg Burris

    This talk examines the history of solidarity networks and relations through the lens of media and culture. Focusing on a number of recent instances in which links between oppressed communities have been fashioned through an array of media forms including YouTube videos, Twitter feeds, Facebook posts, hip hop music, and more. Greg Burris argues that media activism presents an opportunity to critically examine and challenge our notions of race, identity, and solidarity itself. Greg Burris is a film and cultural theorist whose work focuses on race, media, and emancipatory politics.

  • From Minority to Majority, Invisible to Envisioning: Helen Zia
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    From Minority to Majority, Invisible to Envisioning: Helen Zia

    In these challenging times, as people of color, feminists, LGBTQs, and People of Conscience make up the majority of America and refuse to be silenced, writer Helen Zia, the daughter of immigrants from China, explores our increasingly colorful future and the imperative for communities to move forward together to re-envision the new face of America.

  • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: Joy DeGruy
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    Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: Joy DeGruy

    In this talk, Dr. DeGruy presents facts that illustrate how varying levels of both clinically induced and socially learned residual stress related issues were passed along through generations as a result of slavery. The theory of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome suggests that centuries of slavery followed by systemic racism and oppression have resulted in multigenerational adaptive behaviors—some of which have been positive and reflective of resilience and others that are detrimental and destructive. Dr.

  • Ritmo y Sonido Latino: Los Pinguos
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    Ritmo y Sonido Latino: Los Pinguos

    Los Pinguos came to the United States from Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a mixture of Latin rhythms, reggae, rumba flamenca and rock. The sound of the band has claimed fans worldwide. Los Pinguos have appeared on three of the famous Putumayo World Music compilation albums, Baila!, Radio Latino, and World Party. They have performed worldwide in places such as India, Bali, The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, and throughout the United States. $5 for UCSB students and youth under 12; $15 for general admission.
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  • Large and In Charge, Chunky Yet Funky, Bold & Beautiful: I am Latrice Royale
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    Large and In Charge, Chunky Yet Funky, Bold & Beautiful: I am Latrice Royale

    After years in clubs and being incarcerated, Latrice Royale was literally forced to remold herself into a stronger, more dedicated individual. Now, a decade after her release, she is stronger than ever and more determined to show the world who she is. Not only did she appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Season 4, where she won Miss Congeniality, but she has also hosted the documentary, “Gays in Prison,” which reveals her own experiences in jail and explores the stories of gay men and transgendered individuals in and out of the prison system.

  • Cup of Culture: Rocio
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    Cup of Culture: Rocio

  • The Klezmatics
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    The Klezmatics

  • Cup of Culture: Nailed It!
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    Cup of Culture: Nailed It!

  • Funny Boy Shyam Selvadurai
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    Funny Boy Shyam Selvadurai

  • MCC Open House
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    MCC Open House

  • Spoken Word - A Night of Spoken Word and Slam Poetry
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    Spoken Word - A Night of Spoken Word and Slam Poetry

    Spoken Word/MCC Lounge

  • Cup of Culture: Ivory Tower
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    Cup of Culture: Ivory Tower

    Film Screening/MCC Theater

    The film questions the value of higher education in an era when the price of college has increased more than any other service in the United States. It explores the different types of higher education around the nation and how they impact students of color. These include: community colleges, four-year universities, vocational schools, online courses, and less conventional forms of education. The film argues that the high cost of tuition is at a breaking point. 1h 48m

  • Teaching Artists: The Practice of Remembering
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    Teaching Artists: The Practice of Remembering

    This exhibition is representative of artists whose teaching methodology is based on the process of making art as an intergenerational discussion. Our practice (whatever the form) is the ground from which the awareness of what matters -- the theoretical, political and spiritual --interconnect and emerge in conversation with the communities we seek to address and engage.

  • Teaching Artists: The Practice of Remembering
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    Teaching Artists: The Practice of Remembering

    This exhibition is representative of artists whose teaching methodology is based on the process of making art as an intergenerational discussion. Our practice (whatever the form) is the ground from which the awareness of what matters -- the theoretical, political and spiritual --interconnect and emerge in conversation with the communities we seek to address and engage.

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