Cal Humanities

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

SAN BERNARDINO–Exhibit: Afróntalo

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

 21 Afrolatiné Californians and 4 Afro-Mexican communities in their own words  SAN BERNARDINO—One in four Latin Americans has African ancestry. And yet, there is a general deficit of knowledge regarding […]

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CALEXICO—Imperial Geographies

Steppling Gallery at San Diego State University 720 Heber Ave., Calexico, CA

CALEXICO—Imperial Geographies: How Border Policy, Pollution, and Labor Create the Modern Salton Sea and Imperial Valley examines the hidden inequities and environmental justice issues that disproportionately affect residents of the […]

SACRAMENTO–Exhibit: Take Me to the Water: Black Histories of the Pacific

Sacramento Central Library 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA, United States

Caption: Black seamen onboard ship . Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection, African American Museum and Library at Oakland. SACRAMENTO—Visit the Central Library in Sacramento from January 23 to March 16 for […]

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SAN FRANCISCO—Crip’d Ecologies: Unfurling Expanded Environments

Root Division 1131 Mission Stret, San Francisco, United States

SAN FRANCISCO—Crip’d Ecologies: Unfurling Expanded Environments, co-curated by moira williams and Jeremiah Barber, will be presented at Root Division in February-March 2024, with an Opening Reception on February 10, 2024. […]

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LOS ANGELES—Screening of SILVER DOLLAR ROAD

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 4305 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

LOS ANGELES—On Tuesday, February 27 at 7pm see a screening of Silver Dollar Road directed by Raoul Peck. Silver Dollar Road follows the story of the Reels family who are […]

LOS ANGELES—Exhibit: “Comfort Women” Then and Now

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Caption: Soon-duk Kim, Taken Away, 1995, courtesy of Comfort Women: Then and Now–Who They Were and Why We Should Remember Them. LOS ANGELES—In collaboration with Comfort Women Action for Redress […]

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SONOMA—Making Change and Ruffling Feathers Opening Reception

Sonoma Community Center 276 East Napa Street, Sonoma, United States

SONOMA—Join the opening reception for Making Change and Ruffling Feathers-The extraordinary task of ordinary women at the Sonoma Community Center! 6 pm: Reception Gallery 212Making Change and Ruffling Feathers Opening Reception […]

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LOS ANGELES—”Comfort Women” Then and Now: Opening Reception

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LOS ANGELES—Join the Museum of Social Justice for the opening of "Comfort Women" Then and Now. Tens of thousands of women and girls were forced into sexual slavery by the […]

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SAN DIEGO–Exhibit Opening and Panel: Octavia E. Butler: Seeding Futures

New Children's Museum 200 W. Island Avenue, San Diego, California, United States

SAN DIEGO—The New Children’s Museum's upcoming exhibition, Octavia E. Butler: Seeding Futures, opens to the public on Saturday, March 9! This exhibit will honor the life and legacy of award-winning science fiction […]

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