News for History students -- 10-18-2021

  1. National Transfer Student Week and Internship Week 2021: October 18-October 22. Transfer students learn about resources available to you at this link. Interested in an Internship? The Academic Career and Advising Center (ACAC) is offering multiple info sessions and skillshops about available internships throughout the week. See full schedule of events and sign-up to participate: or
  2. Decolonizing Sustainability Speaker Series, Oct. 20. Wednesdays Oct. 13-Nov. 3, 12-1:15pm. Register here. The Oct. 20 discussion will be on “Nobody Asked You John Muir: Settler Colonial Environmentalism, White Supremacy & Sustainability.” This speaker series will highlight and unpack intersections of settler colonialism, white supremacy, and systems of power/privilege/oppression within the discourse and rhetoric of contemporary sustainability, environmental, and climate change movements. Each event will feature a broad overview of a selected sustainability topic delivered by Humboldt Native American Studies faculty, and then will move into an intimate panel discussion among experts from the field. Audience members are encouraged to engage with a parallel recommended reading for each talk and will be given time for questions at the end of each discussion. 
  3. 23rd Annual Campus/Community Dialogue on Race, Oct. 23-29. This year's theme is "Dismantle & Heal: Building Coalition Against Forced Division.” Featured speaker Dr. Lisa Nakamura: Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9am: "Moving from Intergenerational Trauma to Racial Solidarity in the Japanese American Community." Dr. Nakamura is active in Tsuru for Solidarity, a "nonviolent, direct action project of Japanese American social justice advocates working to end detention sites and support front-line immigrant and refugee communities that are being targeted by racist, inhumane immigration policies." Keynote Speaker: Comedian and political commentator Hari Kondabolu: Thursday, October 28, 2021, 7pm. Also: Eureka Chinatown, Antiracist Education, Colorism, Abolition, Black Liberation Through The Arts, Queer within the Filipinx Family Dynamic, and more! See full schedule and zoom registration links here.
  4. Exploring Eureka's Chinatown, Oct. 23 and 25. Explore Eureka's Chinatown during an in-person tour Oct. 23, or take a virtual tour Oct. 25 with Director Katie from the Clarke Historical Museum. The virtual presentation takes viewers on a tour of the historic site of Eureka's Chinatown to better understand why Chinese residents came to Eureka in the mid 1800s, the role they played in the community, the importance of Chinatown, the context for the removal of the Chinese residents in 1885, and the legacy that this forced removal continues to have. These events are part of the Campus Dialogue on Race. Details here.
  5. Bayside Park Farm tour, Oct. 23. Oh SNAP is working with The Umoja Center Pan African Student Excellence and The Office of Sustainability to open some community gardening beds at the Bayside Park Farm & Community Garden. On October 23rd we'll be doing a tour of the space, learning about the history, and starting some winter planting! Everyone who signs up to go can get a free lunch and an Oh SNAP sweatshirt! To sign up go to this link! The garden is located at 930 Old Arcata Road. We will have vans leaving from campus at 1pm from library circle, or you can meet us at the bus stop to learn how to take the bus there at 12:35 pm. You're welcome to find your own transportation as well. 
  6. History Department advising meeting, Oct. 25. 5-6pm. Learn about spring semester classes, talk to faculty, and build community. Be informed about advising and registration. Hyflex format: meet in person in Founders Hall 118 or join via this Zoom link
  7. Learning Center. The Learning Center supports students through a variety of ways, including: Supplemental Instruction, Writing Studio, Tutoring, Math Tutoring Lab, Academic Peer Coaching, Academic SkillShops, and Online Student Resources. See the attached newsletter for more details about the Learning Center.