Professors in the Pub is a new event series from the UCLA Alumni Diversity Programs that brings you one-hour, guided lecture style discussions and performances with your favorite professors on culturally varied subjects. Join us for an after-office-hours chat and catch up on the fascinating research and work done by UCLA faculty.
All events will include a short presentation by the professor and will be followed by open forum questions.
The History of UCLA
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.
10929 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.
Join professor William Purdy, M.A. '03, Ph.D. '16 from the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies for a conversation on the very early history of the university. Learn more about your alma mater such as how World War I, the film industry and the 1919 flu pandemic impacted the university as well as how the institution came to be located in the heart of Westwood.
Queer Cats, Queer Bilingual Poetry
Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m.
The Black Cat
3909 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.
UCLA Chicana/o Studies professor, author and poet Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Ph.D. talks queer bilingual poetics with two former students now accomplished writers—Claudia Rodriguez '99 and Richard Villegas, Jr. '98. Join us on International Woman's Day at this historically relevant venue for a celebration of multiple and intersecting identities.
Save the Date: The Folklore of the Freeway
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