The event will feature author Olivette Otele in discussion with UCLA’s SA Smythe and Dominic Thomas.
In the new book he co-wrote, Salzman reveals the hidden rules that govern who owns what — from the reclining space behind airline seats to HBO passwords.
Ellen DuBois’ “Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote” is timed to celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment
UCLA’s Monica Smith tracks the ways metropolitan hubs in different parts of the world emerged unrelated to one another, but in similar forms.
Q&A with UCLA’s Adam Romero and co-author Abbie Goldberg about their new book on marriage dissolution.
Vannak Anan Prum will share his extraordinary story as a victim and witness of trafficking and slavery in a free talk.
Beginning at 4 p.m., the free event will discuss how a new generation of dancers are performing consumerist modernity in India.
Analysis of the 2016 election by Lynn Vavreck and co-authors John Sides and Michael Tesler dispels some myths about the contest.
Q&A with Janet O’Shea, UCLA professor of dance, about “Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training.”
In this Q&A about her new book, UCLA’s Magali Delmas discusses how the human urge to consume can be harnessed to help the planet.
In this Q&A about “The Book of Why,” UCLA’s Judea Pearl shares how understanding causality plays a vital role in developing artificial intelligence.
“Downdrift,” by Johanna Drucker, highlights how human behaviors threaten life on Earth.
Charles Ray will read ghost stories at the Hammer Museum at 7:30 p.m.
The psychology professor says women can tap into their “uniquely female power” to make life decisions — decisions that will help them to choose mates, avoid danger, compete with female rivals and produce healthy children.
In a new book, "Coach Wooden and Me," Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retells the story of his relationship with UCLA Coach John Wooden that lasted from the time he left New York City at age 18 until 2010 when he sat by his coach's bedside during his 99-year-old mentor's last days.
She debunks the commonly held belief that domestic social concerns are the deciding factor in determining immigration policy.
In this Q&A about her new book, UCLA history professor Kelly Lytle Hernández highlights how decades of discriminatory policies gave rise to this dubious distinction.
He helps people of all ages learn and appreciate the wonders of organic chemistry. Organic molecules are everywhere, including in food and medicine.
UCLA historian and author Benjamin Madley won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the history category for his “An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873”
Aslı Bâli, UCLA professor of law and director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, has co-edited a book on how the drafters of constitutions have addressed religious tensions in 14 countries.
UCLA’s Leah Boustan looks at how the influx of millions of black workers from the South reshaped labor markets and neighborhoods in the North and West.
Richard Strassberg’s 2016 book, “Thirty Six Views: The Kangxi Emperor’s Mountain Estate in Poetry and Prints,” translates the Kangxi emperor’s “Imperial Poems on the Mountain Estate for Escaping the Heat,” written to commemorate the emperor's new summer palace.
This year's Alden-Berg Lecture will feature Benjamin Madley, UCLA associate professor of history and American Indian studies. He is the author of "An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe."
A new book, "Nonviolence and Social Movements: The Teachings of Rev. James M. Lawson Jr.," was recently published by the UCLA Labor Center and was written by UCLA students who were inspired by a class he and UCLA faculty members taught.
Benjamin Madley received the inaugural Heyday Books History Award from a statewide publishing firm that celebrates and explores California's history, environment, and gives voice to its indigenous peoples.