About the series


While conversations about identities, culture, race and social connections are not new, most college campuses today reflect shifting and new dynamics. The New Narratives series aims to move talk into action with yearlong interactive events and opportunities to promote healthy intergroup communications and collaboration.

New Narratives: Common Conversations2014 New Narratives guest Common was recognized alongside John Legend in 2015 with an Oscar and a Golden Globe for best original song "Glory" from the film Selma.


Attention undergraduates!

New Narratives events count toward the Passport to Leadership Certificate.
For details, please see Student Life & Leadership’s Leadership Programs web page.




Save the date!


Laverne CoxLaverne Cox

May 12, 2015
7 p.m.
Details to be announced




Black Youth StoriesBlack Youth Stories

June 4, 2015
with UCI Drama Department
Details to be announced