CONVOCATION 2017

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                APRIL EVENTS

"Straight Outta Southeast Fresno"
Effort to document the history of Hmong B-boys and B-girls in Fresno.
April 1st 9:30 a.m- 2:30 p.m in Henry Madden Library 2206 and the Quad


"Symposium for Syrian Refugees"
Speaker series about challenges facing Syrian refugees trying to settle in the U.S
April 4th 1 p.m- 9 p.m in University Business Center 194 & Alice Peters Auditorium

 

"Syrian Refugee Students"
Teach-In by Keith Watenpaugh, Religious Studies professor from UC Davis. 
April 4th 3 p.m- 4:30 p.m in University Business Center 194. 

 

"Syrian Refugees in CA's Central Valley"
Discussion by Wasan Abu Baker from American Friends Service Committee & Kathleen Chavoor-Bergen  
April 4th 5 p.m- 6 p.m in University Business Center 194 

 

"What Makes the Neighborhood Jewish?"                                                                                     Jewish Studies Lecture Series "Contesting and Promoting Gentrification in 1980s Los Angeles" by Max Baumgarten                                                                                                                  April 5th at 3:30 p.m in McKee Fisk 2018

 

"Dakota Access Pipeline"
Teach-In about the history & current status of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by Political Science professor Kenneth Hansen.                                                                          April 5th 3:30 p.m- 4:45 p.m in South Gym 131

 

“What We Could Carry"
One-woman show by Nikiko Masumoto about Japanese Internment and people's stories.
April 5th 5:30 p.m – 7 p.m in Henry Madden Library

 

"Immigration"                                                                                                                               Panel presentation about immigration and resources for students.                                             Presented by Dream Success Center Coordinator Gabriela Encinas, History Professor Dr. Romeo Guzman & Chicano and Latin American Studies Professor Dr. Cristina Herrera.               April 6th 3:30- 5 p.m in Professional Human Services 214

 

"Family Policy"                                                                                                                              Teach-In by Political Science Professor Dr. Lisa Bryant and Sociology Professor Dr. Jennifer Randles about family-friendly state & federal government policies.                                               April 19th 3:30 – 5 p.m in Family and Food Sciences 208A

 

"North African Jews and the Holocaust"
Jewish Studies Lecture Series by Alma Heckman, professor of History & Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz. 
April 19th 3:30 p.m in Henry Madden Library 3212

 

"Listen, We Need to Talk"                                                                                                            Discussion by Dr. Melissa Michelson about her new book "Listen, We Need to Talk," which explores rapidly-evolving attitudes toward marriage equality. 
April 26th at 6 p.m. in Henry Madden Library 2206

 

"Latin American Film Festival"                                                                                                            Chicano and Latin American Studies presents a film screening of "Malacrianza" with a discussion by film director Arturo Menendez. Free and public event. 
April 28th at 5:30 p.m. in Peters Education Center Auditorium