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March 2018

Captive Latina (Im)migrants and the Limits of the Politics of Respectability within the Immigrant Rights Movement

March 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Captive Latina (Im)migrants and the Limits of the Politics of Respectability within the Immigrant Rights Movement Presentation by Martha D. Escobar, Ph.D. Associate Profession in Chicana/o Studies at CSU Northridge

Captive Latina (Im)migrants and the Limits of the Politics of Respectability within the Immigrant Rights Movement Presentation by Martha D. Escobar, Ph.D. Associate Profession in Chicana/o Studies at CSU Northridge Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates.  The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a "fix" for the regulation of societal issues. Captivity Beyond Prisons is the first full-length book to explicitly link prisons and incarceration to the criminalization of Latina (im)migrants. Escobar argues that…

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April 2018

Border Crossings: Lived Experiences of Migration, Detention, Deportation & Asylum on the US-Mexico Border

April 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BORDER CROSSINGS: Lived Experiences of Migration, Detention, Deportation & Asylum on the US-Mexico Border A Scholarly Intersections & CLA Understanding Borders Initiative Event   Please join us for a lecture with Jeremy Slack, University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP). Dr. Slack has over a decade of experience conducting ethnographic research along the length of the US-Mexico border. He will discuss his newly published book “The Shadow of the Wall” and his work with detained and deported migrants, DACA, and recent…

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February 2019

Framing the Queer Experience: Coming Out in the Era of Love, Simon

February 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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FRAMING THE QUEER EXPERIENCE: COMING OUT IN THE ERA OF LOVE, SIMON A Film screening and guided faculty discussion Sponsored by CLA Scholarly Intersections and the Departments of Political Science, Human Development, Africana Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Communication Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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May 2019

Making Worship Music in Evangelical America

May 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Cal State Long Beach Departments of American Studies, Comparative World Literature, History, Jewish Studies, Religious Studies, and Economics (yep…Economics…not a typo) invite you to join us for a special presentation of: MAKING WORSHIP MUSIC IN EVANGELICAL AMERICA Ari Y. Kelman Stanford University How do people make worship music? What does it take to turn songs into worship and to turn worship into songs? What is the role of music in enabling the peculiar kind of expression that is worship?…

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