Barbara Carrasco, a Los Angeles-based Chicana artist and activist, spoke about her art with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Wednesday at the Virtual Latinx Heritage Month series with 16 participants via Zoom.
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Author and photographer Antonio Turok hosted the presentation “Mexico Resistance” on Indigenous People’s Day Monday in the University of La Verne’s Sacred Space.
Author Carribean Fragoza read from her collection of short stories, “Eat the Mouth That Feeds You,” before an audience of 22 community members in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room, with several also tuning in on Zoom Monday.
Enrique Morones, founder of Gente Unida, House of Mexico and Border Angels, explained how to get involved in activism, how to help immigrants and how hateful words turn into hateful actions in a lecture as part of the virtual Latinx Heritage Month series on Wednesday via WebEx.
Mira Jacob, novelist and author of “Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations,” spoke about generational divides and race on Wednesday at the One Book, One University lecture over Zoom.
Sarah Weston, a trainee in psychology in the University of California, Los Angeles’ program Counseling and Psychological Services, led a workshop to inform students on the importance of sleep and how a lack of it can have a huge effect on daily life, specifically in college students on Monday via Zoom.
Landscape photographer Julie Shafer recontextualized American westward expansion through an environmental lens for the last entry in the Carlson Gallery of Photography’s artist conversation speaker series of the academic year. The gallery hosted Shafer’s exhibition, “Parting of the Ways,” May 6 via Zoom, and saw over 40 students in attendance.
In honor of Earth Day, Renee Comly, president and CEO of Biomass Energy Systems, Inc., spoke about creating local sustainability by developing strategies to eliminate contaminants that harm communities across the globe.
American art theorist and author Amelia Jones joined the Female Frame photography class Monday to discuss her book “Seeing Differently.”
Essayist and novelist Pico Iyer returned to the University of La Verne after 20 years to share his experiences during the pandemic while living in Japan on Sunday during a virtual discussion held via Zoom.