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

Community Dialogue: Art As Activism

SAN DIEGO–Borderclick & the AjA Project invite you to a community dialogue considering the point of view of transborder students who live and study between Tijuana and San Diego. [Haga click para volante en español]

ONLINE—Our Communities and Climate Change Panel

ONLINE—Join the Oakland Asian Cultural Center for a panel discussion featuring experts on the subject of climate change and environmental justice in Asian American and immigrant communities. Author and scholar Julie […]

Film screening: BARAKA featuring live Danza Azteca and Discussion

OAKLAND–Visit the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) for a free screening of the visually stunning and thought-provoking documentary film “Baraka,” accompanied by a brief live Danza Azteca (Mexica) presentation with In Xochitl in Cuicatl, discussion, and refreshments.

Film Screening and Discussion: Born in East LA

LA HABRA– Professor Glen Mimura will facilitate a discussion of the eccentric immigration satire Born in East L.A. (Cheech Marin, 1987), leading with brief comments on the film’s historical context and its uncanny resonances with our current cultural-political climate.