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Oct. 27:  Rachel Kushner, Award-Winning Author

Nov. 10:  Peter Sellars, Theatre Director and Distinguished Professor, UCLA

Jan. 19:  Ada Limón, 24th Poet Laureate of the United States

Upcoming Events

Worldmaking through Embodiment Fall Quarter Kick-Off

Worldmaking through Embodiment Fall Quarter Kick-Off

Activism, Dance, Global

Join the UCI Humanities Center for conversation, performances, and food! Worldmaking through Embodiment Fall Kick-Off: Friday · September 30 11:00am -- Roundtable discussion - Biological Sciences 3 Room 1200 12:15pm -- Musical performances - Outside of Humanities Gateway Roundtable Conversation: Introduction: Judy Tzu-Chun Wu is the Faculty Director of the Humanities Center....

9/30/2022

11:00am

Private Location ...


Locked Down and Locked Up - A Prison Pandemic Exhibit

Locked Down and Locked Up - A Prison Pandemic Exhibit

Exhibit, Social Justice

An exhibit featuring stories from people incarcerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

9/30/2022

2:00pm

Private Location ...


Irvine Barclay Theatre: Aida Cuevas: 45th Anniversary, Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo (Students Only)

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Aida Cuevas: 45th Anniversary, Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo (Students Only)

Culture, Music, Performance

"Cuevas is to Mexico what Aretha Franklin is to the United States: a powerful voice that encapsulates the essence of her nation’s spirit.” — The Kansas City Star Dubbed “The Queen of Mariachi,” Aida Cuevas is beloved for her unswerving devotion to traditional mariachi music and for her mastery of its demanding vocal forms. In 45th Anniversary - Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo, Cuevas celebrates he...

9/30/2022

8:00pm

Private Location ...


Irvine Barclay Theatre: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Performed by Aquila Theatre Company (Students Only)

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Performed by Aquila Theatre Company (Students Only)

Theatre, Dance, Performance

“Aquila’s productions are beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.”— The New Yorker Filled with unforgettable characters including Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, this sharp social satire has it all; wit, love, and lots of dancing! As the Bennet sisters navigate their way toward love and marriage, Austen humorously skewers the hypocrisies and absurdities of the R...

10/6/2022

8:00pm

Private Location ...


Carla Hernández Garavito,

Carla Hernández Garavito, "Imperial Landscapes Made Local in Huarochirí (Peru)"

Latino, History, Anthropology, Latin American

This presentation challenges us to tell histories of colonialism and imperialism that de-center the Inka and the Spanish Empires. Carla explores the role of existing memory and practices among local communities in the Peruvian province of Huarochirí in transforming both places and movement within the idealized constructions of landscapes imposed by Inka bureaucrats and Spanish colonial official...

10/7/2022

11:00am

Private Location ...


Keri Blakinger, author, Corrections in Ink: A Memoir

Keri Blakinger, author, Corrections in Ink: A Memoir

Author, Activism, COVID-19, Social Justice

Keri Blakinger is a Texas-based journalist and the author of the Corrections in Ink, a memoir tracing her path from figure skating to heroin addiction to prison and, finally, to life as an investigative reporter covering mass incarceration. Free signed copies of her book available for a limited time on October 12.

10/12/2022

4:30pm

Private Location ...


25TH ANNIVERSARY AFRICAN AMERICAN ART SONG ALLIANCE

25TH ANNIVERSARY AFRICAN AMERICAN ART SONG ALLIANCE

Music, Advocacy, Conference, Concert, Culture, Social Justice

The African American Art Song Alliance is one of the nation's leading advocacy organizations, representing Black composers of Western classical art song. Its quinquennial conference is unique and inspirational for scholars and performers of this music. In an effort to maintain accessibility to everyone, there is no registration fee and usually no concert tickets. Come be part of this community ...

10/13/2022

4:00pm

Private Location ...


South Coast Repertory:  Nina Simone: Four Women (Students Only)

South Coast Repertory: Nina Simone: Four Women (Students Only)

Performance, Activism, Music

She blended a distinctive musical voice with penetrating activism that burned its way into the conscience of America with a heat and light unmistakable in its intensity. As an entertainer, Nina Simone broke the mold, blending jazz, blues, folk, pop and classical styles into a distinct musical gumbo she made her own. As a social commentator, Simone broke another mold: taking her considerable ...

10/16/2022

2:00pm

Private Location ...


Unidad: Gay & Lesbian Latinos Unidos Film Screening and Discussion

Unidad: Gay & Lesbian Latinos Unidos Film Screening and Discussion

Film Screening, Latinx, LGBTQ

After Gay and Lesbian Latinos Unidos (GLLU) formed in 1981, it quickly became the most visible and impactful queer Latinx organization in Southern California. Director Gregorio Davila’s documentary film Unidad offers the first in-depth account of GLLU, building on first-hand accounts from GLLU founders, leaders, and participants. A panel discussion with director Davila, producer Mario J. Nov...

10/17/2022

6:00pm

Private Location ...


Irvine Barclay Theatre:  Soweto Gospel Choir: HOPE – It’s Been a Long Time Coming (Students Only)

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Soweto Gospel Choir: HOPE – It’s Been a Long Time Coming (Students Only)

Culture

The world’s most critically acclaimed choir returns to the Barclay “It’s impossible to spend an hour with them and not leave with a big smile on your face” - In Daily Spreading joy to audiences across the globe for nearly two decades, Soweto Gospel Choir has performed to standing ovations and sold-out houses throughout the world. Out of the darkness comes a new dawn! This all-new conce...

10/20/2022

8:00pm

Private Location ...