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Affiliates Calendar of Speakers 2016-2017

October 13, 2016

Marla Berns, Director of the Fowler Museum, will present on the Fowler Museum: Past and Present.

UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room

11:00-1: 30 p.m.


Marla Berns is the director of the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Previously, she has served as director of the UAM and adjunct associate professor of art history at the University of California,Santa Barbara. Before her tenure at Santa Barbara in 1991, she was director of The Goldstein, a museum of design at the University of Minnesota.

She received her Ph.D. in art history at UCLA in 1986, specializing in African art. Her research and writing have concentrated on women’s arts in Northeastern Nigeria — which include ceramics, decorated gourds and programs of body scarification — and on the historical and ritual importance of figurative ceramic vessels.

November 16, 2016

Scholarship Reception

Speaker: Chancellor Young, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus,  will be speaking on “What is UCLA”

Location: James West Alumni Center



January 2017

Joint Luncheon with Westwood Women’s Bruin Club. Speaker TBD


February 2017

Speaker TBD

March 2017

Speaker: TBD