Upcoming Events

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Brenda E. Stevenson and local artist, Carla Jay, selected as part of larger showing, “Remembrance”

“Bitter Earth" addresses the experiences of black women in Jim Crow America. The presentation joins the work of other local artists, including Melinda Gibson, Lebohang Kganye, Kovi Konowiecki, B. Neimeth and Martin Parr.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | Tuesday-Saturday, 10-6
(excluding holidays)
Bergamot Station Arts Center, Rose Gallery
2525 Michigan Avenue, D-4
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Brenda E. Stevenson To Speak at UCLA Luskin Center

for History and Policy: “Antisemitism Past and Present”

Dr. Brenda E. Stevenson will serve as a panel member for the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy’s discussion “Antisemitism: Past and Present Reflections on the Aftermath of Pittsburgh.” Panelists will offer a range of historical and contemporary perspectives on this latest incarnation of what has been called “the longest hatred.”

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 5pm
UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy
Bunche Hall, 6275
11282 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Brenda E. Stevenson

in Conversation with

Tyree Boyd-Pates

Dr. Brenda E. Stevenson will be in conversation with Tyree Boyd-Pates, the curator of History at the California African American Museum. The two will explore the history of enslavement in the Golden State, as well as the ways the institution changed during Reconstruction.

Sunday, November 19, 2018 | 2pm-4pm
California African American Museum
600 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037


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Brenda E. Stevenson to Serve as Panelist for “Why History Matters: Why Black Women’s Lives and Histories Matter”

Brenda E. Stevenson joins Funmilola Fagbamila, Dion Fountaine Raymond, and Marcus Anthony Hunter in conversation to remember the lives and experiences of remarkable and ordinary black women throughout history.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 7pm
Fowler Museum at UCLA
308 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90024


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Brenda E. Stevenson Appointed Distinguished Lecturer for

UCLA’s Southern Grandeur Tour

Brenda E. Stevenson will present her research on“The Changing Spaces and Faces of Slavery” during the 2017 Southern Grandeur Tour. The tour will journey down the Mississippi River visiting cities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

April 30 - May 8, 2017
aboard the American Queen


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Brenda E. Stevenson to Speak at Hammer Museum’s Event

“Latasha Harlins: The Victimization of Black Girls”

UCLA historian Brenda Stevenson, Loyola Law School Associate Professor Priscilla Ocen, and UCLA legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw will discuss how the case of Latasha Harlins illuminates the vulnerability of black girls and how communities can serve
and protect them.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 7:30pm
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Brenda E. Stevenson in Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi

Brenda E. Stevenson will be in conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, to discuss the transformation of antiblack racist ideas throughout history.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 | 1:30pm
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Brenda E. Stevenson to Speak at KPCC’s “50 Years of Watts” Event

Brenda E. Stevenson will speak at KPCC’s special live broadcast of Take Two, which features remembrances of and discussions about the Watt’s Rebellion fifty years later.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | 9:00am - 11:00am
Watts Labor Community Action Committee
10950 South Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90059


Brenda E. Stevenson to Deliver Lecture on

“The Civil Rights Movement and Contemporary Society” for the Pacifica Institute

Brenda E. Stevenson will deliver a lecture on the “The Civil Rights Movement and Contemporary Society” for the Pacifica Institute. Dr. Stevenson’s talk will focus on the life and legacy of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 22, 2013 | 7pm
801 Ladera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93108