Upcoming Events

El Equipo

TUE SEP 26, 2023, 7pm

The Loft Cinema / FREE

In Person: Joining filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz for post-screening discussion:

  • Robin Reineke (Assistant Professor, Southwest Center & School of Anthropology, University of Arizona)
  • Mirza Monterroso (Forensic Archeologist)
  • Dr. Bruce Anderson (Forensic Anthropologist for the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner)

UA Co-sponsors: Southwest Center, School of Anthropology, Center for Latin American Studies, Human Rights Practice Program, School of Journalism

Still from El Equipo: Argentine forensic anthropology team in their early years.

An unlikely collaboration between a forensic scientist from Texas and a group of Latin American students changes the course of forensic science and international human rights…

Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

(Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, 2022)

TUE, NOV 7, 2023, 7pm

The Loft Cinema / FREE

UA Co-sponsors: Hanson FilmTV Institute, UA Poetry Center

“The trip to Mars can only be understood through Black Americans.” Legendary poet Nikki Giovanni’s revelation is a launching pad to an inspiring exploration of her life and legacy. Through a collision of memories, moments in American history, live readings of her poetry, and impressions of space, Giovanni urges us to imagine a future where Black women lead, and equity is a reality…