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Feb 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Race & Gentrification—Talk & Art Exhibit Opening

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The UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH) in partnership with the Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, invites you to a special lecture, and opening reception of the art exhibit Reclaim! Remain! Rebuild! at the University Art Gallery.

SEATING IS LIMITED AND PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE THAT ARRIVE FIRST. PLEASE RSVP ONLINE TO MAKE THE CHECK-IN GO QUICKER.


LECTURE: 5:30–6:30 PM

As part of the Institute of Arts & Humanities Challenging Conversations and Community, Arts & Resistance event series, this lecture will feature two esteemed guest speakers that will bring unique perspectives on the interconnection of art, community, development and gentrification.

The first speaker is Professor Eric Avila, Chair of the Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and Professor of History and Urban Planning at UCLA. Professor Avila will present on ‘Race, Displacement, and Development in L.A.: Lessons from the Past,’ sharing Histories of Bunker Hill, Boyle Heights, Chavez Ravine and Redevelopment in L.A.

The second speaker is San Diego artist and educator, Rizzhel Javier, who uses art and photography to explore personal, community and global connection. Ms. Javier will discuss personal and community projects that have activated public dialogue on a variety of social and emotional issues relevant to San Diego through participatory art making and social practice workshops.

Q&A: 6:30–7:00 PM

The audience is invited and encouraged to participate in the discussion, during the question and answer session following the talk.

ART EXHIBIT & OPENING RECEPTION 7–8 PM

Following the audience question and answer session is the opening reception of the art exhibit Reclaim! Remain! Rebuild! Posters on Affordable Housing, Gentrification & Resistance, from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics. Complimentary light refreshments and beverages will be available to attendees.

Those wishing to view the exhibit only, are encouraged to arrive to the space at 7:15pm. Additionally, the exhibit will be available to view independently from February 7–March 15, 2019.


PARKING:

Paid visitor parking is available at the Gilman Parking Structure and the Osler Parking Structure - both approximately a 10-15 minute walk to the gallery. Please review maps prior and allow extra time to navigate to the parking lot and venue before the event starts, to account for rush hour traffic and construction on campus.


DIRECTIONS:
The lecture is in the University Art Gallery on the UC San Diego campus. The gallery entrance faces west, at the west end of Mandeville Center and north east of the Main Gym.

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Date and Time

Feb 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Location

University Art Gallery, Mandeville Center

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by Feb 7, 2019. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee

FREE

Contact

Joelle Fusaro    jmfusaro@ucsd.edu    8588220733

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

The Institute of Arts & Humanities (IAH) with partnership with the Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar. VIEW THE WEB PAGE FOR FULL LIST OF SPONSORS

Event Category

Talks and Lectures