NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 10-26-2020

  1. Campus Dialogue on Race, Oct. 26-30 and Nov. 7. This year's theme is Global Justice for Black Lives: Examining the Past and Reimagining the Future. CDOR is an annual event at Humboldt State University that invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance. Our objective is to create spaces and structures for reflection, analysis, dialogue and positive strategies for change. Featured speakers include Claudia Rankine, poet and author of “Citizen: An American Lyric” and Dr. Bettina Love, award-winning author and associate professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia. See the schedule of events here.
  2. Preservation education internship, deadline Nov. 1. The National Council for Preservation Education (NPCE) is accepting applications to its Internship Program through Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. These paid internships will take place January-May and are for students interested in heritage education, GIS, tribal historic preservation programs, battlefields, app development, museum collections, facilities management, and more. Visit here for instructions on how to apply, eligibility, and a searchable a list of internship positions. The sites are located at National Parks, National Monuments, and other units of the National Park Service/U.S. Dept. of the Interior, but many of the site supervisors are open to interns who wish to work part-time and/or virtually.
  3. Writing tutor available. Want an extra set of eyes to review your papers? Make an appointment with History Department writing tutor and History major Emily Gilbow! She's available to meet Monday through Thursday from 10am-4pm, and can assist with paper structure, grammar, proofing, etc. Email her at etg9@humboldt.edu to determine a mutually agreeable time to meet via Zoom. 
  4. Let's Talk about the Middle East, Nov. 5. Free film showing ("Advocate") and discussion led by Dr. Leena Dallasheh. Thursday, Nov. 5, 5-7 p.m. Israeli human-rights lawyer Lea Tsemel has been defending Palestinians in Israel courts since the early 1970s. For this, she has been frequently criticised in the press and in the public view. Yet, Tsemel remains optimistic that justice can be served. Advocate exposes the human costs of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict while providing hope for a peaceful resolution. RSVP here so you can receive a Zoom link and password.
  5. Sacramento Semester Program, deadline Nov. 6. This program provides a unique opportunity for HSU students to intern with policymakers and state agencies in the California Capitol. Students who participate in this program from across the CSU system will receive credit that can then be transferred back to their home campus. While this experience will be virtual this coming Spring, it will still afford excellent opportunities to network, engage in policy research, and learn about state and local government. Applications are due November 6th and can be found here: Spring 2021 Sacramento Semester Application. If you are interested in applying for this internship, see the attached flyer and please reach out to HSU Professor Stephanie Burkhalter (Stephanie.burkhalter@humboldt.edu), who is the campus contact. Seats in this program are limited and all applicants must be interviewed before they can be recommended to participate.
  6. Humboldt History Symposium 2020. The Humboldt History Symposium is a regional conference connecting renowned local historians (both new and experienced), representatives of regional historical organizations, and students and academics with the community. Our purpose is to energize our local and regional historical community through engagement with historical narratives. The Symposium will be taking place online; tune into the Clarke Museum Facebook or YouTube pages Nov. 9-13. More details here.

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