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Mar 6, 2018

To celebrate the Francophonie Festival, the Luckman will host the Alliance Française’s Festinema Junior French Youth Film Festival. Inspired by a program developed in France by the Ministry of Education in order to discover, understand, and promote an appreciation for cinema. The Festinema program aims to introduce young audiences to world cinema and international culture, integrate film as a learning tool, offer a chance to see a foreign language film, and to teach young people to think critically through film analysis.

Mar 6, 2018

Kintsugi is an ancient Japanese art form that repairs broken objects by fusing pieces back together using gold. We will practice a modern version of kintsugi and discuss how we can repair our own breakages and celebrate the transformations that follow. Materials and snacks provided. 

Mar 6, 2018

Asian Pacific Islanders are the fastest growing community of color, but are the least represented in our electorate. Come check out our voter registration drive and learn more about how you can get out the vote.

Mar 7, 2018

To celebrate the Francophonie Festival, the Luckman will host the Alliance Française’s Festinema Junior French Youth Film Festival. Inspired by a program developed in France by the Ministry of Education in order to discover, understand, and promote an appreciation for cinema. The Festinema program aims to introduce young audiences to world cinema and international culture, integrate film as a learning tool, offer a chance to see a foreign language film, and to teach young people to think critically through film analysis.

Mar 12, 2018

In the 1970s, 1,500 organized workers of Puerto el Triunfo in El Salvadormostly womenwere among the more privileged laborers in the country. Then, state repression eliminated union leaders or drove them into exile. By 1990, the industry collapsed. This film provides a window into neoliberalism and gendered labor practices.

 

Mar 13, 2018

Join us as renowned scholars Kate Brown, of the University of Maryland, and Robert Brown, of Whittier College, analyze the nation-state as an inherently limited framework to understand the global nature of the environment and environmental crises. The speakers will examine alternative discourses, mobilizations and movements that may be better able to address the future of our planet. Reception to follow in the Cross Cultural Centers.

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