The John M. Pfau Library will work with Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, to reinvigorate the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” project, which documents the presence and contributions of the African American community in the Inland Empire.
The film and discussion at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, will focus on when African American men, “often guilty of no crime at all, were arrested, compelled to work without pay, repeatedly bought and sold, and coerced to do the bidding of masters … well into the 20th century.”
The presentation, “Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties,” which takes its title from the book by guest speakers Mike Davis and Jon Wiener, will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17.
“Project Rebound: Transforming Lives, Rebuilding Futures,” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.
The John M. Pfau Library and University Archives encourages members of the campus community to document their personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and contribute their stories to the University Archives.
The program, presented by Michael Sierra-Arévalo, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m.
Set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, on Zoom, “Contrasting Police Responses: BLM and MAGA” will feature Shaila Dewan of The New York Times; Kurtis Lee of the Los Angeles Times; Michael German of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program; and Tina Nguyen of Politico.
Update: Due to impacts of the ongoing pandemic, the Pfau Library's 4th Annual Comic/Zine Expo and Career Workshop, scheduled for Feb. 18 has been postponed until February 2022.
The history of communities where people of color were essentially excluded will be the topic of the next Conversations on Race and Policing, set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9.