2012 IAC Winter Forum & Reception
Monday, February 27, 2012
Time: 3:30 – 6:00 p.m., Main Dining Room East, UCLA Faculty Center
To honor the 2011-2012 IAC Visiting Scholars, Predoctoral /Graduate Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees and to celebrate the launch of the re-envisioned Institute of American Cultures
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE IAC SCHOLARS
William Bauer, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Indigenizing California History
Dexter Blackman, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Bunche Center for African American Studies
Assistant Professor of History, Loyola Marymount University
“…we are standing up for humanity”: Black Power and the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights
OiYan A. Poon, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, School of Education (as of Fall 2012)
Charter School “Miracle”?: Youth Participatory Action Research &
Education Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Abigail Rosas, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
On the Move and in the Moment: Community Formation, Identity, and
Opportunity in South Central Los Angeles, 1945-2008
SPECIAL PRESENTATION ON THE RE-ENVISIONED IAC
Reception to follow with music by UCLA Alumni Jazz Quartet
American Indian Studies Center * Asian American Studies Center * Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies * Chicano Studies Research Center