Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Time: May 1, 2004
Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America

This symposium explored the controversial topic of race and its visual representation in Spanish America, including Latinos in the United States, and how racial mixing and racial categorization have marked colonial and contemporary Mexico. The event featured a keynote presentation by renowned performance artist, writer, and MacArthur Fellow Guillermo Gómez Peña on the new “post-national …

The Next Generation of Jewish American Writing: Reading, Conversation and Celebration

Location: UC Irvine | Time: Fall - Winter 2003
The Next Generation of Jewish American Writing: Reading, Conversation and Celebration

A three-part series of talks with young, critically acclaimed American Jewish writers whose works explore and provide insight into Jewish life, history, culture, religion, and accomplishments. The series announced the establishment of the University of California Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies. Organized by David Theo Goldberg, Director, UCHRI; Kenneth Reinhard, Director, UCLA Center for Jewish …