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SMC Associates & University Press Lectures

The Santa Monica College Associates is a community-based support group that brings outstanding speakers, performers, and special events to SMC to enhance student excellence. Associates members receive invitations to special activities and advance notice of lectures by world-class guest speakers. Yearly membership of $100 or more is entirely tax-deductible. For details, please visit the SMC Associates website (
The Spring 2014 SMC Associates lecture is presented in collaboration with the University of California Press, one of the largest, most distinguished, and most adventurous nonprofit publishers active today, issuing books and journals in the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. UC Press is supported, in part, by philanthropic gifts from foundations and individuals, who receive a range of benefits in recognition of their generosity.
For information about the lectures, please call (310) 4344003.
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Josh Kun
Black and Brown in Los Angeles:
A Contemporary Reader
Josh Kun is Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism (a joint appointment in the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity) at USC Annenberg. He focuses his research on the arts and politics of cultural connection, with an emphasis on popular music, the cultures of globalization, the US-Mexico border, and Jewish-American musical history. Kun is also Director of The Popular Music Project at The Norman Lear Center, and founder of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Latin American Arts & Culture, which he runs in collaboration with the USC Latino Alumni Association. A booksigning follows, and books will be available for purchase.
Mon, April 21 | 2:30pm | Free | Science 145
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