Winter Quarter 2020


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday | 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, 200 North Spring Street, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012

UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact is a multimedia traveling exhibit that illuminates the role of UCLA and its alumni in advancing equity and equality in America. The exhibit is anchored by the stories of present and former Bruins who have advanced and shaped social justice movements.




Monday, January 13, 2020 | 3:00-4:30pm
Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room

Organized by the UCLA Asian American Studies Department. Co-sponsored by UCLA Asian American Studies Center and others.




Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 4:00-7:00pm
Royce Hall 314

Screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion with director Joseph Juhn.
Organized by Center for Korean Studies. Co-sponsored by UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Center for Mexican Studies, UCLA Program on Caribbean Studies.




Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 6:00-8:00pm
James Bridges Theater, Melnitz Hall 1409

Screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring: Jeff Chang, author; Kimmie Kim, producer & showrunner; Bao Nguyen, producer & director.
Organized by UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Co-sponsored by UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Center for EthnoCommunications, UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA Luskin Undergraduate Program, and Visual Communications.




Monday, January 27, 2020 | 2:00-4:00pm
Haines Hall 144
Her book Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares documents Shahani and her father's disparate versions of the immigrant experience, coexisting as the scholarship kid at one of Manhattan's most elite prep schools and the shopkeeper who mistakenly sells watches and calculators to the notorious Cali Cartel.
Organized by the Institute for Research and Employment. Co-Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Center and Chicano Studies Research Center.




Thursday, January 30, 2020
Haines Hall 144
This event marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gandhi with sessions, lectures and performances. Organized by Professor Vinay Lal. Sponsored by The Sambhi Foundation. Co-sponsored by UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Department of History, Center for India and South Asia, Interdisciplinary and Cross-Campus Affairs, Bedari Kindness Institute, Division of the Social Sciences, International Institute, Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World, and the Center for the Study of Religion.




Saturday, February 1, 2020
California State University East Bay
Organized by the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies and LEAD Filipino. Steering Committee members include UCLA Asian American Studies Center, DJ Kuttin Kandi, Asian Solidarity Collective, Filipino Advocates for Justice, Filipino American Educators Association of California, Filipino Mental Health Initiative, Solano County, KAAMP, Kirin Amiling Macapugay, Kumare Culture, LEAD Filipino, Little Manila Rising, Migrante Napa Solano, New Haven PASE/FASE, Sean Tan, HOPe Lab, Sinig Tala, SOMCAN, Team Kapwa/Filipino Family Health Initiative, This Filipino American Life Podcast, and UC Davis Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies




Friday, February 21, 2020 | 12:00-1:30pm
Bunche Hall Room 10383
In his book Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with China (Harvard 2015), Gordon Chang demonstrates how ideas about China have long been embedded in America's conception of itself and its own fate through portraits of entrepreneurs, missionaries, academics, artists, diplomats, and activists. Organized by the Asia Pacific Center. Co-sponsored by the Asian American Studies Center.




Friday, February 21, 2020 - Sunday, February 23, 2020
Bradley Hall & Carnesale Commons
SEASON is the first-ever national conference for Southeast Asian students, hosted through UCLA's Vietnamese Student Union, Asian Pacific Coalition, Samahang Pilipino, Thai Student Association, Association of Hmong Students & United Khmer Students. SEASON will highlight various advocacy training workshops, keynote speakers, and coalition building activities with the goal of providing a safe space for Southeast Asian students and allies to strategize campus-based actions to effectively advocate for their community. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center.




Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 12:00-1:30pm
Consolidated Chinese Benevolent Association - Auditorium
925 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Featuring a keynote lecture by Gordon Chang, Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities and Professor of American history, Stanford University, with a keynote presentation on the Chinese Railroad Workers of North America Project. Organized by the UCLA Asia Pacific Center. Co-sponsored by UCLA International Institute, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA History-Geography Project, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, Chinese American Museum.




March 6-8, March 13-15, March 20-21, 2020
Join us for a feast of imagery and poignant commentary with a lineup of movies, new and classic, from comedy to horror, to sci-fi and documentaries, that touch on the most meaningful issues of our time. Hear from Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers and actors about their creative journeys, and from scholars, artists, and community leaders on the meaning of these films in today's world.