Monthly Archives: October 2011

SDSU Department of American Indian Studies 35th Anniversary

SDSU Department of American Indian Studies’ 35th Anniversary
Looking Backward, Looking Forward:
35 Years of Making a Difference

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2nd Annual Community Event: Special screening of Precious Knowledge film with Special Guests

The San Diego County Ethnic Studies Consortium invites you to our


A Film about Revolutionary Education & Ethnic Studies in Tucson, AZ
Free Screening followed by Q&A with
Producer Eren McGinnis & Student Activist Pricila Rodriguez

precious knowledge

2:45-6:00 pm
Black Box Theater, Lincoln High School
Limited seating; priority seating for high school students

4:00-7:00 pm
Arts & Letters 201, SDSU
Registration begins at 3:00 pm; arriving early for seats is strongly recommended
Open to the public
$5.00 suggested donation

Watch the trailer:

About the Event
Sparked by the passage of Arizona’s House Bill (HB) 2281, which eliminates Ethnic Studies courses at secondary level educational institutions, the San Diego Ethnic Studies Consortium (SDESC) invites you to attend a film screening and discussion about the documentary Precious Knowledge. We seek to unite faculty, students, staff, and community members throughout San Diego County in order to reflect upon the recent attacks on the Raza Studies Department in the Tucson Unified School District and its impact upon our disciplines at large. Continue reading

Wounded Border – Frontera Herida

Wounded Border – Frontera Herida
Readings on the Tijuana/San Diego Region and Beyond
Textos sobre la región Tijuana/San Diego y más allá

Friday, October 7, 2011
Viernes 7 de Octubre
6:00-7:00 pm
Saville Theatre, San Diego City College
Teatro Saville en San Diego City College

Collection of essays from research papers presented at the 1st Binational Conference on the US-Mexico Border Issues at San Diego City College on December 1st, 2010.

Antologia de ensayos presentados en la Primera Conferencia Binacional sobre Asuntos Fronterizos realizada en el San Diego City College el 1o de diciembre de 2010. Continue reading

Announcement and Call for Papers: 2nd Binational Conference on Border Issues

Announcement and Call for Papers
2nd Binational Conference on Border Issues
San Diego City College
December 1, 2011
9 am – 3 pm, Room D 121A

* Versión en español, favor de ver abajo

Politics of Violence: Militarization, Incarceration and Globalization in the U.S.-Mexico Border Area

The U.S./Mexico border has become increasingly important and relevant to populations living and interacting with one another on both sides of this international boundary. Impacts and perceptions of the border region continue to be the subject of many contemporary research projects, advocacy and activism. Papers in this conference will explore the impact of the border on populations living both in the U.S. and Mexico. They may also discuss how these populations perceive and respond to these impacts from various perspectives through current research, activism, advocacy and life experience. Continue reading