NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS -- 11-5-19

  1. Let's Talk about the Middle East, Nov. 7. Free film showing ("The Rooftops") and discussion led by Dr. Leena Dallasheh at the Richard's Goat Miniplex (401 I Street, Arcata). Thursday, Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m. This film tells five different stories, told from the rooftops of different neighborhoods in Algiers, each story paced by the daily calls to prayer. Produced by Algerian director Merzak Allouach this film in an internal critique that examines the entanglement of class, gender, and politics in Algeria. See the Facebook event here.
  2. Speed-Friending: Faculty & Students, Nov. 13th.  @5:30-7pm, Klamath River Room in the JGC. Enjoy a free dinner, meet awesome HSU faculty, and learn more about the general education courses they teach so you can identify classes of interest for Spring (and beyond) and get to know potential faculty members. See the attached flyer.
  3. Capital Fellows Program. The application cycle is now open for Capital Fellows Programs, nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of California state government (deadline to apply is February 3). Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch or the Judiciary. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $2,698; medical, dental and vision benefits; student loan deferments; and graduate units in Government or Public Policy and Administration from Sacramento State. Recent grads, graduate, postgraduate and mid-career applicants are welcome to apply – although fellows are prohibited from outside academic studies during the fellowship year (i.e., graduate work outside the fellowship seminar, law school, etc.). See here for further information.

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