2017 Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference in LA celebrates 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The fourth Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, “Explorations in Trans (gender, gressions, migrations, racial) Fifty Years After Loving v. Virginia,” will bring together academics, activists, and artists from across the US and abroad to explore the latest developments in critical mixed race studies. The Conference will be held at The University of Southern California from February 24-26, 2017 at the USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 and is hosted by the Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture.

The conference will include over 50 panels, roundtables, and caucus sessions organized by the Critical Mixed Race Studies Association as well as feature film screenings and live performances organized by the non-profit Mixed Roots Stories. The conference is pleased to run concurrently with the Hapa Japan Festival February 22- 26, 2017.

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Call for Submissions for 2016 Mixed Remixed Festival – Mixed Remixed Festival

Share your story. We’re seeking filmmakers, writers, bloggers, performers and scholars of every stripe who have stories to share about the Mixed and multiracial/multicultural experience. We’re also seeking panel presentation ideas and workshops. The deadline is Jan. 18, 2016. There is no submission fee. Find out how to submit your work here.-Heidi Durrow, Festival Founder …

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Seeds and Soul – Indigenous Cultural Exchange & Festival, Oakland, CA, Oct 24, 2015

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After I saw Rulan at Stanford, I’ve been looking forward to see her again in the Bay Area! Woot!

Mixed Remixed Festival Live Event & Storyteller’s Prize Presentation

June 2015: The annual Mixed Remixed Festival Live Event & Storyteller’s Prize Presentation featuring Donn T, Kaia, Aaron Samuels, Willy Wilkinson & Alex Barnett. Prize honorees: comedian Al Madrigal, writer Jamie Ford, and also Honey Maid. Celebrating stories of the Mixed and multiracial experience through films, books, and performance. www.mixedremixed.org

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Mixed Remixed Festival – Los Angeles, Saturday June 13, 2015


We are excited that the Costco Connection has written a story about mixed race artists and the Mixed Remixed Festival. The reporter Hana Medina really captured what the Festival is all about!–Heidi Durrow, Festival Founder

You can also download a copy of the article here.

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MamasDay.Org Offers Free, Diverse e-Cards for Mother’s Day

In its fifth year, Strong Families, an organization dedicated to supporting families that may not fall within traditional definitions, is offering free e-cards for Mother’s Day via mamasday.org.

 

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