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Previous Events

Representing the Sex Industries event flyer

with Dr. Beth Ribet, PhD, JD, Co-Director of Repair

In this lecture and dialogue, Dr. Beth Ribet, who will be introduced by Professor Claudia Peña, will address the framing and representation of people in systems of prostitution in popular media, academic theory, political discourse, and in the criminal justice system. Within this discussion, Dr.

Location:

UCLA School of Law Room 3467

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

A Lecture by Dr. Beth Ribet, PhD, JD, Co-Director of Repair

Presented by the Edwin R. Lewinson Center for the study of labor, inequality, and social justice.

 

Location:

Chancellor's Suite
Seton Hall University
UCLA

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Youth and Justice Clinic at the UCLA School of Law, the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, the UCLA Disability Studies Program, and the National Association of Social Workers - USC Unit

Location:

Friday, February 10 - Charles E. Young Research Library Conference Room
UCLA Campus

Saturday, February 11 - Dodd Hall, Room 147
UCLA Campus

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am

with Dr. Beth Ribet, PhD, JD, Co-Director of Repair

Recent white supremacist and Nazi rallies and upris-ing in the U.S. continue to capture public attention, and generate questions about the foundations of racism and anti-Semitism in U.S. institutions and history. Dr. Beth Ribet will share some commentary on Nazism in the U.S. during and since the 1940s, its relationship to U.S. white supremacy, and implications in the contemporary moment.

Location:

Westside Neighborhood School Campus
5401 Beethoven St., Los Angeles 90066
Across from Playa Vista.
Parking & entrance at rear of building off Coral Tree Place. 

Wheelchair accessible

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 10:30am
Healing and deep change flyer

Repair co-director Dr. Beth Ribet will speak about the physical, psychological, spiritual, and communal prospects for healing from severe trauma.

This event is free, and open to the public.

Location:

Mercado La Paloma
3655 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 7:30pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

Special speaker is Aurora Levins-Morales. Introduction and Discussion by Robin Kelley. 

Location:

UCLA Faculty Center, Cypress Room

Date: Monday, November 7, 2016 - 4:00pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

In this talk, Ruha Benjamin discusses advances in genomic science and explores questions or racial difference, scientific objectivity, medical trustworthiness, and social justice. Drawing upon developments in Mexico, South Africa, India, and the United States, she illustrates how political and scientific claims are connected in the day to day struggle of groups' demanding rights and redress.

Location:

Young Research Library
Presentation Room
UCLA

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 12:00pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

African American women are 3 to 4 times as likely as white women to die of childbirth related causes, our infants are twice as likely not to survive their first year. "Birthing white black" is a site of struggle, which for too many leads to disabling, trauma or even death.

Location:

YRL Presentation Room
UCLA

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 1:30pm

This workshop provides an overview of the skills and aims involved in healthcare advocacy. The curriculum includes strategies for addressing inequities and discrimination as they manifest in individual experiences of healthcare.

Location:

Mercado La Paloma
3655 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:30pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

Juliann Anesi is a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley in the Gender and Women's Studies Department. She received her PhD from Syracuse University in Special Education and Disability Studies. Her research interests and teachings include inclusive education, indigeneity and disability, educational policies, queer and gender theory, and Pacific studies. As a community educator and activist, she has also worked with non-profit organizations and schools in American Samoa, California, Hawai'i, New York and Samoa.

Location:

Public Policy Building
Room 2343
UCLA

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:00pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

Dr. Sandy Grande is an Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Education Department at the Connecticut College. Grande is the newly appointed Director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) at the college. She also serves as a member of the Executive Board of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA). She received her BFA from Syracuse University and her MA and PhD from Kent State.

Location:

Faculty Club
Cypress Room
UCLA

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 2:00pm

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

Before joining Suffolk Law, Professor Nelson served as Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School. From 2000 to 2009, she was a member of the faculty of Saint Louis University School of Law, where she was named Law School Faculty Member of the Year in 2004 and received the University Faculty Excellence Award in 2006. She also was a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she became the Dean’s Distinguished Scholar in Residence.

Location:

UCLA School of Law, Room 1314

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 5:30pm

Why do communities of color, survivors of violence, refugees and immigrant workers experience high rates of cancer? What do we do about the losses of loved ones due to poor healthcare? How can we start to address cancer as political, and preventing or surviving cancer as part of the work of racial, gender, disability, health, and economic justice? This workshop is part of a series on "Politicizing Health and Wellness" sponsored by Repair, a health and disability justice organization based in Los Angeles.

Free and open to the public.

Location:

Mercado La Paloma
3655 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

Oppression, such as racism and sexism, has a physiological impact on the body. Learn exactly how the stress of oppression impacts the cells in your body and how it can lead to short-term ailments such as headaches and fatigue, and long-term disabilities such as cancer. 

Location:
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:30pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

Ellen Samuels is a longtime disability activist and writer.

Location:

Young Research Library,
Presentation Room

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 3:00pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

Susan Burch is an associate professor of American Studies. Before joining the Middlebury faculty in 2009, she taught at Gallaudet University, King’s College (University of Aberdeen, Scotland), and the Ohio State University. Professor Burch also has worked as a research associate at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Location:

Haines A18 (DS 101W class)

Date: Monday, April 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

Therí A. Pickens is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Bates College. Her research focuses on Arab American and African American literatures and cultures, Disability Studies, philosophy, and literary theory. She authored New Body Politics: Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States, which asks: How does a story about embodied experience transform from mere anecdote to social and political critique?

Location:

Young Research Library,
Presentation Room

Date: Monday, March 2, 2015 - 1:00pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and the law, joined the University of Pennsylvania as its 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Sociology and the Law School where she also holds the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mosell Alexander chair.

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Location:

Young Research Library,
Presentation Room

Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

Deborah Dorfman has over 20 years of experience in the area of disability law, with a particular focus on mental disability law. She has litigated numerous class actions and other systemic reform cases on behalf of individuals with disabilities in cases involving deinstitutionalization, access to community-based services, abuse and neglect, juvenile justice, jails, and special education, among others.

Location:

Young Research Library,
Conference Room

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy and Practice

For centuries in the U.S. (and elsewhere), states have authorized guardianship laws to protect people who are considered unable to make their own decisions. These laws involve the appointment of a guardian who is charged by a court to oversee all or some decisions of a person that the court deems to be incompetent to make decisions in his or her own best interest.

Location:

UCLA

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 12:00pm