The ISLA hosts a variety of historical and cultural events throughout the year. Our events are free and open to both the Oxy community and the public:

Breaking Bread in LA - ISLA Programs Poster

Tuesday, October 1st, 7:00pm

Rachel Surls & Judith Gerber

From Cows to Concrete: The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles

Morrison Lounge


Thursday, October 3rd, 7:00pm

Gustavo Arellano

Mexican Food in the Los Angeles Times

Choi Auditorium


Thursday, October 17th, 7:00pm

Oliver Wang

L.A. in a Bite: The Social Geography of Nuevo Taco Trucks

Morrison Lounge


Monday, November 18th, 7:00pm

Hanna Garth

The Food Justice Movement in Los Angeles

Morrison Lounge


Thursday, November 21st, 7:00pm

Chia Cafe Collective

Cooking the Native Way

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