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Events
Friday, November 17, 2017 | 5:30 – 8:30pmStudent Community Center
"Kumu Hina": Film Screening and Discussion

The 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, invites you to a screening of the film Kumu Hina (2014, 77 min.). Presented by the Cross Cultural Center, LGBTQIA Resource Center, American Indian Recruitment & Retention (AIRR) of the Student Recruitment and Retention Center, and Women’s Resources and Research Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Kumu Hina is a powerful film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values within the Westernized society of modern day Hawaii. Told through the lens of Hina Wong-Kaluan, an extraordinary Native Hawaiian: a proud and confident māhū, or transgender woman, honored and respected kumu (teacher), cultural practitioner and community leader. Discussion will follow the screening, to connect the themes of Kumu Hina to Redefining Realness. Refreshments provided.

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 10am – 3:30pmStudent Community Center
Empowerment Conference: "What’s Love Got to Do With It? Love as a Radical Form of Existence and Resistance"

The Women's Resources and Research Center presents this annual conference, which this year has a theme connected to the 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project: Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.

More information on the conference will be available at wrrc.ucdavis.edu.

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu

Monday, November 27, 2017 | 10 – 11:30amStudent Community Center
Seminar With "Nature" Editor-in-Chief

Program includes a talk by Sir Philip Campbell, editor-in-chief of the journal Nature, and question-and-answer session about lab and research group management challenges for aspiring and current principal investigators and researchers, and the support that they might increasingly need in publishing. Topics will include lab integrity, mentoring, (ir)reproducibility, engaging with partner agencies, the paper of the future, and coping with editors and referees. Faculty, postdocs and other researchers, and students are welcome.

Friday, January 26, 2018 | 7:30 – 9:30pmStudent Community Center
"Tangerine": Film Screening and Discussion

The 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, invites you to a screening of the film Tangerine (2015, 88 min.). Presented by the African Diaspora Cultivating Education (ACE) of the Student Recruitment and Retention Center. This event is free and open to the public.

It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the transgender sex worker and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles. Join us in viewing this must-see tender, gritty, hilarious film and discussion about transgender sex workers.

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 12 – 1pmStudent Community Center
"Transgender Health: Issues and Intersectionalities"

The 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, invites you to a panel entitled "Transgender Health: Issues and Intersectionalities." The panel will feature Swati Rao, MD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Psychiatry Director, Gender Health Center, Jann Murray-García, MD, MPH, Assistant Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing & Ben Hudson, Executive Director, Gender Health Center. Edward Callahan, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Academic Personnel at the Schools of Human Health Sciences and Professor Emeritus, Family and Community Medicine, will serve as the moderator. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu

Thursday, February 1 – Wednesday, February 28, 2018Student Community Center
Black Futures Month

The 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, invites you participate in Black Futures Month in October, sponsored by the Black Futures Month Collective. More information and a calendar of events can be found at ccc.ucdavis.edu

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 5 – 6pmStudent Community Center
Cuppa Tea

The 2017-18 Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock's Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, invites you join the a special collaborative session of Cuppa Tea. In this informal discussion event, we will be providing space to discuss/process/continue the conversation after the Janet Mock event on February 5th, and use portions of her talk as inspiration/jumping-off points. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information on the Campus Community Book Project, please visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 4 – 6pmStudent Community Center
Complaint: Diversity Work, Feminism and Institutions
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 11:45am – 1pmStudent Community Center
Diversity Dialogue Series: The Muslim American Experience

Diversity Dialogue Series: The Muslim American Experience

A series developed by staff, for staff — in response to concern over a lack of conversation, engagement and learning opportunities for staff around the topic of Islam. The series will comprise three panel discussions in 2017-18, one per quarter. Each panel discussion will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Student Community Center. Lunch will be served at no cost. Registration required for each panel discussion.

Seating is limited. Faculty and students are welcome to attend should space permit, but priority registration will be given to UC Davis staff members.

  • Fall panel — “Leadership Journeys: Stories From Muslim American Staff,” Tuesday, Oct. 3. Register here.
  • Winter panel — “Understanding Islamophobia: Conversation With Community Leaders,” Tuesday, Feb. 20. Registration will open in December.
  • Spring panel — “Islam and Muslims: UC Davis Faculty Engage,” Tuesday, April 17. Registration will open in March.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 11:45am – 1pmStudent Community Center
Diversity Dialogue Series: The Muslim American Experience

Diversity Dialogue Series: The Muslim American Experience

A series developed by staff, for staff — in response to concern over a lack of conversation, engagement and learning opportunities for staff around the topic of Islam. The series will comprise three panel discussions in 2017-18, one per quarter. Each panel discussion will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Student Community Center. Lunch will be served at no cost. Registration required for each panel discussion.

Seating is limited. Faculty and students are welcome to attend should space permit, but priority registration will be given to UC Davis staff members.

  • Fall panel — “Leadership Journeys: Stories From Muslim American Staff,” Tuesday, Oct. 3. Register here.
  • Winter panel — “Understanding Islamophobia: Conversation With Community Leaders,” Tuesday, Feb. 20. Registration will open in December.
  • Spring panel — “Islam and Muslims: UC Davis Faculty Engage,” Tuesday, April 17. Registration will open in March.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 4:10pmStudent Community Center
Levine Lecture: Pascaline Dupas

Pascaline Dupas, a French economist on the faculty in the ecconomics department at Stanford University, gives a Levine Family Fund lecture.
Her research focuses on development economics and applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in health, education, and savings. She received the Best Young French Economist Prize in 2015.

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