- Do Catholics See Things Differently? On Photographs and Museum Objects in Missionary Representations of Africa
A podcast of a public lecture by Professor Peter Pels, Leiden University
- Complex Compatriots: Jews in Post-Vichy Algeria
A lecture by Sung Choi, UCLA
- Rebellion and Repression on the Arabian Peninsula
Fred Lawson, Mills College
- Rebellion and Repression on the Arabian Peninsula
Tariq Ali, editor, New Left Review
- Living History with Professor James L. Gelvin
Gelvin is the author of the recently released book "The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know"
- Media Hope and African Capacity
A lecture by Farah Chaudhry and Chip Duncan
- Mamadou Diouf delivers the James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture: Islam and the Making of the Public Space
Mamadou Diouf is Leitner Family Professor of African Studies. He leads Columbia University’s Institute of African Studies at the School of International and Public Affairs.
- Manthia Diawara will provide an analysis of the films of Abderrhamane Sissako and Haroun Mahat Saleh
Manthia Diawara, NYU.
- Azmari in Hollywood
A lecture by filmmaker Leelai Demoz
- African Women in War Zones: A Feminist Perspective
Dr. Amina Mama, University of California, Davis
- Expanding Horizons: Pumzi, Science Fiction and African Cinema
A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.
- Framing Biopolitics: Jo Ramaka's Cinema of Power
Dr. Akinwumi Adesokan, Indiana University
- Egypt: Whither the Revolution?
Joel Beinin, Stanford University
- Egypt: Whither the Revolution?
Hazem Kandil, UCLA
- Locking Hoes and Horns: Ethnic Contestation in Ankole
A podcast by Christopher Muhoozi African Presidential Scholar, University of Michigan Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda from his public talk.
- Religious and Ceremonial Art in the Caribbean
Lecture by Dr. Ysamur Flores-Peña, Otis College
- Garifuna Identities and Politicas in Contemporary Honduras
Lecture by Dr. Mark Anderson, UCSC
- Dance Practices of Latin America: Salsa as Social Resistance
Lecture by Ana Maria Alvarez, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures
- Fugitive Acts and Fragile Freedoms
Lecture by Dr. Rachel O'Toole, UCI Department of History
- The Atlantic Slave Trade in Global Context
Lecture by Dr. Emily Musil Church presented on the 2011 Summer K-12 Workshop.
- African Catholics and Christian Subjects
Lecture by Dr. Rachel O'Toole, UCI presented on the 2011 Summer K-12 Workshop.
- The Arab Worlds Great Unrest of 2011: An Attempt at a Geopolitical Perspective
A talk by Kenneth Surin, Duke University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
- Regime Transition in Tunisia
A talk by Stephen King, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
- The Tunisian Revolution and Implications for U.S. and Tunisian Relations
A talk by Lotfi Ben Rejeb, University of Ottawa. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
- From Dictatorship to Revolution: Women, the Veil and Tunisian Identity
A talk by Douja Mamelouk, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution.
- Of Mimicry and Muslim Women: National Identity as Performance in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia
A talk by Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon, University of Alabama Birmingham. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution.
- James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture: Oral Tradition, Religious Syncretism and Politics: The Example of Cote d'Ivoire
A discussion with writer, academic, artist and author of books for young people, Véronique Tadjo.
- Gnawa and Moroccan Mystical Musics
A concert featuring Abdenbi El Fakir, Abdelah El-Yaâkoubi El Kababi, Fattah Abbou, Mohamed Aoualou, performed at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, March 5th, 2011
- Israel and Apartheid: The Jewish State
A lecture by Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Senior Editor, Foreign Affairs
- African Conflict and the Paradox of Change (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Myralyn O. A. Nartey, Doctoral Student, UCLA School of Public Health
- Chinese Presence in Africa: Trade, Investment, Diplomatic and Cultural Ties (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Tiffany Man, UCLA International Development Studies
- A Conflicted Curriculum: Student Perceptions of Gender in Kenyan Social Studies Textbooks (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Kim Foulds, UCLA Department of Education
- Space and Time in Socialist Tanzania: The Dodoma Capital Project (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Duncan Yoon, UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
- Hating the Postcolony Properly: Hip Hop Aesthetics in Kenya (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Natasha Himmelman, Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town
- Creating New Leaders: Youth Involvement in Community Activism in South Africa (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Amber Reed, UCLA Department of Anthropology
- The State and the Performing Arts in Zimbabwe: Friends or Foe? (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Christopher Mlalazi, Villa Aurora Writer in Exile Feuchtwanger Fellow
- Tracing the Development of the Code of Personal Status: The Tunisian Case (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Rayed Khedher, UCLA Department of Anthropology
- The Colonial Hauntings of Contemporary Gender- based Violence in Conflict Zones (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Tina Beyene, UCLA Department of Women's Studies
- North African Women in Madrid: Intersections of Race, Religion and Gender and the 2004 Law Against Gender Violence (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Kristina Benson, UCLA Islamic Studies
- Relating Modernity, Conflict and Sexual Violence: Discourses of Violence against Women in Post-war Sierra Leone (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Dayo Spencer, UCLA School of Public Health
- Human-Wildlife Conflicts and Maasai Group Ranches in Kenya (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Willis Oyugi, UCLA Department of History
- A Myth of Benign Humanitarianism, Militarism and Womens Rights: A Case Study of the Chad-Cameroon Oil Pipeline (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Amber Murrey-Ndewa, Syracuse University, Pan-African Studies
- The New Progress Philosophy: Addressing Development and Psychology from the Traditional Perspective (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Marvin Boateng, California Lutheran University, Department of Public Policy
- Concept Analysis: Exploring Health Consideration for Aging Nigerian Immigrants in the United States (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Ann Anaebere, UCLA School of Nursing
- Interrogating the Interstices of Race, Religion and Health in a Transnational Context (5th Annual AAA Conference)
Diana Burnett, Yale Divinity School
- James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture: The Development and Democratic Challenges of Postcolonial Kenya
Dr. Paul Zeleza examines the forces and factors that led to the 2007 election violence in Kenya.
- Orientalism in the Works of Paul Bowles
Lecture by Philip Schuyler, University of Washington
- Does 'Fair Trade' Help Those Who Harvest Tea?
As part of the International Human Rights Film Series, the Asia Institute put on a screening and discussion of an award-winning 2008 documentary, "The Bitter Taste of Tea," that takes a skeptical view of the fair trade movement's ability to protect laborers within this global industry. Listen to scholars, fair trade advocates and audience members delve into the issues in this audio podcast.
- Creating Nostalgia: European Womens Writing in Colonial Algeria.
A lecture by Patricia Lorcin, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
- The literature of settler societies: Camus, S. Yizhar and Amos Oz.
A lecture by Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA
- Through Food, Teachers Take Lessons in World Cultures at UCLA
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures.
- Narratives of Now: Opening and Keynote
African Activist Association's Fourth Annual Conference.
- The Arts of "Making Do": The Artists of the Grand Rue
- From Kuxa Kanema to Dockanema: The Re-emergence of Mozambican Cinema
- Learning to Pray: Images of Violence Against Women in the Novels of Amma Darko
- The Development of Tunisian Theatrical Experience: A Review of Its History from the Colonial Era to the Present
- Aya de Yopougon: A More Palatable Africa
- Inscribing the Sacred: African Traditions of Arabic Calligraphy
- Adinkra as Metaphor: Visual Representation of Akan Culture
- Artists of the Green Sahara: Using Rock Art to Contextualize the Archaeology and History of the Sahara
E. Bryan Cooper Owens
- From the Battle of Algiers to the Lyrical Battle for Ears: A Brief Introduction to Algerian Hip Hop
- Rappin' Griots: Indigenizing Senegalese Hip Hop
- Cigars, Champagne, and Convertibles: Coup-decale Music and the Performance of an African Identity
- The Future of the South African Dream: Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and the April 2009 Elections
A conversation with author and journalist Mark Gevisser and Los Angeles Times reporter Scott Kraft. Featuring special guest actor Blair Underwood.
- The Hispanic as Crypto-Moor
A lecture by Anouar Majid, University of New England
- US-Africa Relations Hampered by Colonial Legacy
Haskell Ward, one of the UCLA African Studies Center's first and most distinguished master's graduates, argues in a campus lecture that U.S. policy on Africa historically has failed by allowing for the continued impact of the Berlin Conference of 1884-85. Listen to a podcast of the talk.
- The Political Obstacles to the Economic Reforms in Algeria
A public lecture by Lahouari Addi, University of Lyon held on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 in Bunche 10383.
- Former Bugandan PM: National Land Policy Needed
Uganda needs a national land policy that ends legalized seizures of territory, former Bugandan Prime Minister (Katikkiro) Daniel Muliika tells a UCLA audience in this podcast.
- Can People Power Change Kenya?
Resolving the election crisis of 2007-08 is one thing, argues GRCA Research Associate Stephen Ndegwa, and addressing underlying injustices is quite another. Ndegwa and an engaged UCLA audience debate the likelihood of significant change from below.
- Discussion of the film "Darfur Now"
Ted Braun, film director, Stephen Rapp, former chief prosecutor for the United Nations-International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Edward Alpers, UCLA History Chair, along with UCLA alum and activist Adam Sterling.
- Roots of Epidemic Still Go Unaddressed
Debrework Zewdie, the director of the Global HIV/AIDS Program at the World Bank, argues that efforts to fight the pandemic will come up short as long as "fundamental drivers" such as poverty, gender inequality, and the marginalization of high-risk groups are not dealt with. Listen to a Podcast of her speech.
- Promises in AIDS Fight Not Met
Focusing on Africa, former UN envoy Stephen Lewis expresses amazement at the passivity of the international community as the HIV/AIDS epidemic traumatizes women, creates orphans, and continues on its decades-long path of devastation. Listen to a Podcast of his speech.
- A World of Conflict
Listen to a UCLAradio story about a documentary screening by Kevin Sites, a pioneering solo journalist for Yahoo! News, on war zones around the world. The event was presented by AsiaMedia, sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, Latin American Center, African Studies Center and Asia Institute.