The LA Riots: Twenty Years Later


Friday, April 27, 2012 (All day) to Saturday, April 28, 2012 (All day)


Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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The LA Riots: Twenty Years Later

April 27-28, 2012
Harvard University

“The LA Riots: Twenty Years Later” conference brings together leading scholars, activists, and artists to look back at—and forward from—the LA Riots. The conference will combine a critical retrospective examination of the uprising with reflections on democracy and inequity today, a time of economic crisis and revolution in much of the world.

Friday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m.
The Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South
Film Screening: “Sa-I-Gu”
Q&A with director Dai Sil Kim-Gibson

Saturday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m.
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Keynote address by Patricia Williams
Special appearance by David Banner

The Provost Fund for Interfaculty Collaboration
The Department of African and African American Studies
The Korea Institute
The Department of Anthropology
The Committee on Ethnic Studies
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute
The Hip Hop Archive

More Information: Article from the Harvard Crimson