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NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 5-5-2020

May 5, 2020
  1. Writing Studio positions. The HSU Writing Studio is looking for strong writers who enjoy helping others develop as writers, readers, and critical thinkers. Two types of positions are available: Writing Studio Consultants work one-on-one, in small groups, and online with HSU students on writing projects in any subject area; Writing Studio Fellows work with first-year students enrolled in the Creando Raíces (Creating Roots) Learning Community or the Teachers 4 Social Justice Learning Community. Positions start in August. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 3-2-2020

March 2, 2020
  1. 26th annual Social Justice Summit, March 2-7. This year’s theme is “Demanding Radical Reform: Justice Now!!” The Social Justice Summit is a space that challenges and questions the dominant narratives that have been instilled into our minds and bodies. Historically, the Summit has been a weekend of learning and growth, where attendees have the opportunity to use different forms of expression that further their understanding of Social Justice.

NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 2-27-2020

February 28, 2020
  1. Lecture March 2, “Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge.” A number of U.S. jurisdictions, including Arcata and Humboldt County, have declared themselves “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants, but what exactly does this mean? In this lecture, Dr. Loren Collingwood explores the history and religious roots of sanctuary policies. He examines how the media frames these policies, the predictors of public support for or opposition to them, and their effects on crime and Latino political incorporation.