The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Black Student Union, ASUCI, and Program in African American Studies present
"The Generative Potential of Cultural Studies"
with Robin D.G. Kelley, Gary B. Nash Professor of American History, UCLA
October 24, 2012
UCI Student Center and Humanities Gateway
Robin Davis Gibran Kelley (born 1962) is the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA. From 2006 to 2011, he was professor of American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, and from 2003 to 2006 he was the William B. Ransford Professor of Cultural and Historical Studies at Columbia University. Kelley is the author of several important books beginning with his 1990 classic, Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press). His most recent book on Thelonious Monk is a formidable piece of jazz history written by an historian that is also an accomplished pianist. Join in for a workshop, lunch and/or evening talk with Kelley on October 24.
“Workshop: Behind the Historian's Studio Session with Dr. Robin D. G. Kelley"
Humanities Gateway Conference Room 1010
This workshop meeting will provide students with the opportunity to share their questions and thoughts on Thelonius Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (Free Press, 2009) with Kelley.
"Lunch and Meeting with Kelley"
UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom B
The lunch reception and meeting will provide students with the opportunity to ask Kelley questions regarding the challenges and promise of student leadership and activism. Space is limited for this event; RSVP to Ana Rosas at email@example.com by October 14.
"Civil Rights in the Age of Neoliberalism"
UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom C
Kelley will be making this lecture presentation, as well as participating in a student led interactive twitter question and answer session as part of the last meeting of this workshop event.
For further information, please contact Debbie Michel, 949-824-1424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.