AC 25th Anniversary


In Spring 2014, the American Cultures Center hosted a series of week long events in recognition of the American Cultures 25th Anniversary.  Please visit the links below to find out more information on the events.

In Conversation: 1989 AC Alumni & 2014 AC Student Advisory Board

Featuring 1989 Berkeley Alumni that help found AC: Jeff Chang, Rickey Vincent, Mark Min (City Span) and the 2014 AC Student Advisory Board: Destiny Iwuoma, Marcel Jones, Wayne Jopanda, Peno McLean Riggs, Spencer Pritchard and Austin PritzKatz.
April 21, 2014 | Ethnic Studies Library

Anniversary Poster by Melanie Cervantes featuring Latino student protesters with fist raised and computers at computers

The Art of AC!

A presentation of the 25th anniversary poster by Melanie Cervantes (Dignidad Rebelde). Melanie introduced the new artwork and hosted a conversation on the role of art and activism.

April 22, 2014 | Multicultural Community Center

The AC Center: The Early Years

TED-style Talk with the former AC Center Research Director Troy Duster (Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley) and the first AC Center Assistant Director Ron Choy. 

April 23, 2014 | 470 Stephens Hall

American Cultures Engaged Scholarship Program

Research Justice: A Symposium Exploring Community Engaged Scholarship

Co-hosted by the DataCenter and the Public Service Center, the Symposium held a critical conversation about university-community partnerships that take the form of community engaged scholarship, and particularly focused on how this work can support movements for social justice.  

April 24, 2014 | Anna Head Alumnae Hall

Pedro Noguera giving keynote speech at 25th Anniversary of American Cultures

Social Justice in Higher Education - Lessons from 1989

Featuring keynote speech by Professor Pedro Noguera (Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, NYU) and AC Senate Chair, Professor Lisa Garcia Bedolla (Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley).  

April 25, 2014 | Anna Head Alumnae Hall