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  • HANDLING TRAUMA, STRESS, AND ANXIETY: A WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS Ethnic Studies Department

    Wed, Apr 5, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Drs. Aaron Cohen and Cynthia Medina (Counseling and Psychological Services, Tang Center)

    Drs. Aaron Cohen and Cynthia Medina (Counseling and Psychological Services, Tang Center) will discuss campus resources, strategies for handling stress, and how to recognize and respond to signs of distress in other students.  Lunch will be served.  Please join us!

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  • The Unexpected Archive: Fragments, Questions, Possibility

    Mon, Apr 10, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Lisa Brooks, Amherst College English and American Studies; Lisbeth Haas, UCSC History; Stephen Best, UCB English

       

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  • Ethnic Studies Colloquium Series: "The Military Defeat of the Black Panther Party and the Rise of the Crips and Bloods in Los Angeles."

    Mon, Mar 13, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    George P Barganier, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Studies, SFSU

    Black street organizations have a long and complex relationship with Black radical politics. Yet scholarship has overlooked the everyday efforts of the Black youth at the farthest margins of subalternity to decolonize. By employing theories of coloniality, this talk examines the development of Black political consciousness amongst the early generations of the Crips organization and the ways in …

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  • twLF: Decolonizing Ethnic Studies

    Tue, Feb 28, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Multicultural Community Center (MLK Student Union), UC Berkeley

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  • In No Man's Shadow: Apolonia Dangzalan, Filipina Businesswoman, Watsonville, CA, 1927-1977

    Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    341 Dwinelle Hall (DSSEAS Library Level F/G)

    Catherine Ceniza Choy

    Prof. Catherine Ceniza Choy will present a book chapter-in-progress that seeks to illuminate the less studied experiences of Filipino women's migration and labor through the life history of Apolonia Dangzalan. Her life story exemplifies both the constraints and possibilities of socio-economic mobility for Filipino women in the United States in the first half of the 20th century. This …

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  • The Relational Revolutions of Anti-Racist Formations

    Mon, Feb 13, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Roderick A. Ferguson, University of Chicago at Illinois

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  • "Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation"

    Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

    Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, 2538 Channing Way

    Gary Y. Okihiro, Columbia University

    Abstract This event will be a conversation with the author about his book, Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation (Duke 2016).  In 1968, the Third World Liberation Front at San Francisco State College demanded the creation of a Third World studies program to counter the existing curricula that ignored issues of power—notably, imperialism and oppression. The …

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