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Priya Satia
Lecture
Conscience and Victorian Empire: How History Helped Make History in British India
Jun. 9, 2021

Priya Satia, professor of history at Stanford University, explores the ways in which Victorian thinkers drew on a historical sensibility to understand and justify British rule in India. By deferring ethical judgment to the future, historical thinking enabled well-meaning Britons to engage in imperial activities,...

 

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Art by Ann Greene Kelly
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Ann Greene Kelly
Jun. 2, 2021

Join Nika Chilewich, curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Ann Greene Kelly, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version."

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"Poetry" on a clock from Fear of Poetry
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Fear of Poetry Screening with Jack Skelley and Sabrina Tarasoff
Jun. 2, 2021

Join writer Jack Skelley and "Made in L.A. 2020" artist Sabrina Tarasoff for a virtual screening and conversation on Gail Kaszynski's 1983 documentary Fear of Poetry. Kaszynski's film is an improvisatory 40-minute foray into a fervent, formative period in the lives of poets such as Dennis Cooper, Benjamin...

 
Kathleen Belew and Natalia Molina
Lecture
White Supremacy in the West: Immigration and Racial Justice in Southern California
May 26, 2021

Professor Kathleen Belew in Conversation with Distinguished Professor and MacArthur Fellow Natalia Molina

Historian Kathleen Belew, CNN contributor and author of Bring the War Home, gives us the history of the white power movement in America, which consolidated decades ago around a potent sense of betrayal...

 
Art by Jeffrey Stuker
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Jeffrey Stuker
May 26, 2021

Join Lauren Mackler, co-curator of "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," for this short and insightful discussion about artist Jeffrey Stuker, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition.

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Book cover of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Lecture
The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History
May 26, 2021

Karlos K. Hill, Associate Professor and Chair of the Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma, discusses his new book The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History. 

On the evening of May 31, 1921, and in the early morning hours of June 1,...

 
Lecture
The Labor of Good Governance: Cultivation Real and Imagined in the Imperial Garden of Clear Ripples in 18th-Century China
May 20, 2021

Roslyn Lee Hammers, associate professor of art history at the University of Hong Kong, discusses depictions of rural life produced for an 18th-century Chinese emperor's residence. The Qianlong emperor (1711–1799) had stone stele carved with scenes of men and women producing rice and silk, and he situated them in a...

 
Book cover for Boyle Heights
Lecture
Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy
May 19, 2021

Join us as George J. Sanchez, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, discusses his book on the neighborhood of Boyle Heights with four USC doctoral students.

Boyle Heights is an in-depth history of the Los Angeles neighborhood, showcasing the potent experiences of its residents, from...

 
Art by SON. (Justen LeRoy)
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Lunchtime Art Talk on SON. (Justen LeRoy)
May 19, 2021

Join Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, Made in L.A. 2020 assistant curator of performance, for this short and insightful discussion about artist SON. (Justen LeRoy), as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version."

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Gutenberg Bible
Lecture
The Huntington Library’s Gutenberg Bible and the Art of the Book in 15th-Century Europe
May 19, 2021

Eric White, Scheide Librarian and Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts at Princeton University, investigates the history and art of The Huntington's Gutenberg Bible, beginning with the beautiful black-ink printing on fine vellum in Mainz ca. 1455, continuing with the...

 
Art by Umar Rashid
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Umar Rashid
May 12, 2021

Join Nicholas Barlow, curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Umar Rashid, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version."

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Historic photo of immigrant laborers at The Huntington
Lecture
Labor and Laborers at The Huntington: A Work in Progress Discussion with Distinguished Professor Natalia Molina
May 12, 2021

Natalia Molina, Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, joins William Deverell, director of the Huntington–USC Institute on California and the West for a discussion of Molina's current research into the labor history of The Huntington. Focusing especially upon the Mexican workforce that...

 
Art by Sabrina Tarasoff
Video
Lunchtime Art Talk on Sabrina Tarasoff
May 5, 2021

Join Lauren Mackler, co-curator of "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," for this short and insightful discussion about artist Sabrina Tarasoff, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version."

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