Ethnic Studies Week

November 14, 2011

The goal of Ethnic Studies Week is to investigate the deeper consciousness of the human experience through ethnic studies and why this particular academic field is so integral to today’s rapidly evolving society. Each event will explore ethnic studies from the past, present, and future.

Monday, November 14th

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Guest Lecture: Patricia Seed’s “The Conquest of the Americans”

Host: The History Student Association (HSA)

Location: Beach Auditorium (in USU)


Tuesday, November 15th

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion: “Ethnic Studies and Our World — Past, Present, Future”

Host: The College of Liberal Arts Student Council (CLASC)

Location: USU Ballrooms

Wednesday November 16th

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Guest Lecture: Hamid Khan’s “The History of South Asian Activism and Resistance in Los Angeles”

Host: The History Student Association

Location: The Department of History Conference Room (FO2-101A)


2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

“Music to Culture; Culture to Music: Interactive Lecture and Mixer”

Host: Project GLOBAL (CLASC)

Location: USU 205


Thursday November 17th

12:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Guest Lecture: Jose Yenquen’s “Wednesday Afternoon”

Host: The Spanish Graduate Student Association (SGSA)

Location: Beach Auditorium


5:00PM – 6:30PM

“Human or Alien: The Immigration Debate”

Host: The Sociology Student Association (SSA)

Location: PSY-148


6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

“Annual Puvungna Teach-In”

Host: The American Indian Student Council (AISC)

Location: Puvungna (Near Lot 20 by The Japanese Garden)


For additional information about Ethnic Studies Week, please contact CLASC Program Coordinator Joshanna at