Appointment of Carole E. Goldberg as Vice Chancellor – Academic Personnel

To: Administrative Officers, Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, Faculty and Vice Chancellors Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Carole E. Goldberg as Vice Chancellor – Academic Personnel, effective July 1, 2011. A member of the UCLA School of Law faculty for nearly four decades, Carole is the Jonathan D. Varat Distinguished Professor … Read more

UCLA Spring 2011 – Indigenous Sovereignty in Imperial Times

Spring 2011 ▪ American Indian Studies 187.1/201.1 Thursdays 2:00-4:50 ▪ Public Affairs #1278 Joanne Barker (Lenape [Delaware Tribe of Indians]) Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, San Francisco State University Visiting Scholar, Institute of American Cultures, American Indian Studies, University of California, Los Angeles This seminar will provide a place for students to think through those … Read more

THANK YOU from Inter Tribal Sports to the Center!

On behalf of nearly 300 youth, chaperones, and coaches from 15 tribes/tribal organizations, thank you for your assistance with the Inter Tribal Sports outing to the beautiful UCLA campus this past Saturday!  It was a great day and an incredible experience for our youth that would not have been possible without the generosity, time commitment, … Read more

President Obama names 3 to Indian Law and Order Commission

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts: Michael B. Coleman, Member, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Horace Henry Foxall, Jr., Member, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Bradford J. White, Member, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Carole E. … Read more

Professor Hanay Geiogamah and Project HOOP Make the News

American Indian Performing Arts group formed to advocate for visibility and inclusion Concerned over a lack of voice and inclusion a group of prominent American Indian writers, directors and performers has joined together to form two new organizations that will represent, promote and advocate for greater visibility and a stronger presence within the American mainstream … Read more

Art, Activism, Access: 40 Years of Ethnic Studies at UCLA

Stacey Ravel Abarbanel, For Immediate Use (310) 825-4288 January 13, 2010 Exhibition Explores Ethnic Studies at UCLA over Past Forty Years Art, Activism, Access: 40 Years of Ethnic Studies at UCLA February 28 – June 13, 2010 Opening Day Event: Sunday, February 28, 2010 12–5 pm Family Festival: Art, Activism, Access: 40 Years of … Read more

Linguistics Professor, Chickasaw Elder Win Prestigious Book Prize

Nov 13, 2009 By Kelsey Sharpe UCLA Today:–chickasaw-elder-win-prestigious-book-prize.aspx Pamela Munro, professor of linguistics, and Chickasaw native speaker Catherine Willmond have won the 2010 Bloomfield Book Award for their new book “Let’s Speak Chickasaw, Chikashshanompa’ Kilanompoli.’” The biennial award, presented by the Linguistics Society of America since 1992, recognizes “the volume which makes the most … Read more

Mayor honors AISC

By Elizabeth Kivowitz Boatright-Simon ( October 30, 2009, UCLA Newsroom Category: Arts & Humanities, Campus News Mayor Honors American Indian Studies Center On Friday, Oct. 30, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles City Council honored the UCLA American Indian Studies Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary by presenting a proclamation to … Read more

AISC Welcomes IAC 2009 Visiting Scholar, Amy Lonetree

The American Indian Studies Center welcomes Assistant Professor Amy Lonetree as our Institute of American Cultures Visiting Scholar, 2009-10. Professor Lonetree is currently a faculty member at UC Santa Cruz in the American Studies Department. Professor Amy Lonetree email: 3220 Campbell Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095 310-825-7315 (phone), 310-206-7060 (fax)   Degrees: Ph.D. Ethnic … Read more