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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free

SANTA CRUZ—Exhibit: Sowing Seeds

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Caption: Alice Wiggins, "The Beginning," c. 1942, Photograph, 3.5" x 5", Collection of Mariano Family, https://wiith.ucsc.edu/items/show/929 SANTA CRUZ—Sowing Seeds: Filipino American Stories from the Pajaro Valley explores Filipino labor and […]

Free – $10

YUBA CITY—Stories of Our Community with Randy Deas

Sutter County Museum 1333 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA, United States

YUBA CITY—Join the Sutter County Museum for a special presentation to learn more about local Black history in Yuba-Sutter. Randy Deas, Funeral Director and retired Air Force Veteran, has worked […]

Free

MERCED—No-No Boy Workshop

The MAC Black Box Theater 645 W. Main Street, Merced, CA

MERCED—Come join a methodology/general approaches workshop with Dr. Julian Saporiti of No-No Boy, an ethnomusicologist who, across multiple albums, has shared the untold histories of the many and varied "Asian-American" […]

Free

MERCED—No-No Boy in Concert

The MAC Black Box Theater 645 W. Main Street, Merced, CA

MERCED—Coming on the heels of his 2023 album release Empire Electric, No-No Boy, the media project of Ethnomusicologist and Smithsonian Folkways recording artist Julian Saporiti and co-producer Emilia Halvorsen Saporiti, […]

Free

OXNARD—Red Dress Day Community Event

Oxnard Performing Arts Center 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA, United States

OXNARD—Hosted by Daughters of Mother Earth, Melissa Ann Skeet (Diné ) will be sharing her story as a keynote speaker at a community event raising awareness, education, and support of […]

Free

UKIAH—The 22nd Annual ukiaHaiku Festival

City of Ukiah Civic Center 300 Seminary Ave, Ukiah, CA 95482

UKIAH—The Ukiah Poet Laureate Committee is thrilled to announce the 22nd Annual ukiaHaiku Festival, a celebration and contest devoted to the haiku form of poetry. Prizes will be awarded for the […]

Free
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