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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.

NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 2-3-2020

February 5, 2020
  1. Black Liberation Month activities. This year’s theme is “Reclaiming Our Collective Consciousness,” with the idea of exploring the ties that bind Black Culture: art, music, dance, food, health, wellness, beauty, self-love, intellectualism, and the African Diaspora. There will be a Historic Black Icons Expo on Feb. 4 in the Green & Gold Room. Keynote speaker Dr. Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, will speak Feb. 7.