Reflecting on 2020

 Humanities Center     Jan 13 2021 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Zoom

Reflecting on 2020

Wednesday, January 13, 5:00-6:30 p.m.



The year 2020 has been an extraordinary one in world history. Join the UCI Humanities Center and a roundtable of award-winning journalists to reflect on the significance of this past year as we embark upon 2021. 

Introduced by Tyrus Miller, dean of UCI’s School of Humanities

Moderated by Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, associate professor of African American studies at UCI, and Felix Jean-Louis III, ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow 2020-2021, UCI Department of European Languages and Culture
  • Juan Gonzalez, co-host of "Democracy Now," is a progressive broadcast journalist and investigative reporter as well as the author of five books. For more than forty years, Juan González has been one of the nation’s best-known Latino journalists, activists and public intellectuals.
  • Aarti Shahani is a prize winning author and contributor to NPR as a Silicon Valley correspondent, covering the largest companies on earth. She recently published a memoir Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares (Celadon Books, 2019)
  • Anh Do is an award winning reporter for the Los Angles Times covering Asian American issues. Do has reported from Cuba, India, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam. 
Co-sponsors: Department of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, Forum for the Academy and the Public, UCI Illuminations, UCI DREAM Center, Latinx Student Resource Center, Literary Journalism Program/Center for Storytelling