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Race and Post-Election America 2008

The Bunche Center for African American Studies, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics at UCLA, the UCLA Office of Faculty Diversity and the UCLA Department of English present panel discussions on race and politics examining the results of the 2008 presidential election.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Panel 1: What Happened and Why?

  • Abel Valenzuela, Moderator


  • Dean Franklin Gilliam, UCLA
  • Mark Sawyer, UCLA
  • Ricardo Ramirez, USC
  • Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside

Panel 2: The Day After: Race in America After the Election

  • Acting Dean Reynaldo Macias, Moderator


  • Mark Sawyer, UCLA
  • Scot Brown, UCLA
  • Caroline Streeter, UCLA

 Closing Remarks

  • Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division, UCLA

Also, selected articles pertaining to race and the 2008 election are available for viewing in the Bunche Library and Media Center, 135 Haines Hall.


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Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space & all-day parking ($9) available.

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA310-825-7403

Sponsor(s): , English, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics, Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA Office of Faculty Diversity. Information about non-ASC events is forwarded for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.

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