World Anthropology Day

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

WHEN: FEBRUARY 15TH, 2018

WHERE: SPEAKER’S PLATFORM

10:00 – 3:00

Featured Films:

  • Virtual Reality Films: Produced by students in the Anthropology department.
  • Digital Stories: Presented by students in the International Studies department
  • Ethnographic Film: The Undocumented
  • Perspective: Dissecting the Challenges Currently Affecting Undocumented Students – by Gaby Hernandez Uribe

 

DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS INVOLVED

  • Anthropology
  • Linguistics
  • ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures
  • American Indian Studies
  • Human Development
  • International Studies
  • Classics

FEATURED BOOTHS:

  • CSULB’s Dream Success Center and FUEL
  • Peace Corps
  • BUILD Program

STUDENT GROUPS

Student groups are hosting booths and activities at the event!

  • Anthropology Student Association
  • Anthropology Graduate Student Association
  • Future Underrepresented Educated Leaders (FUEL)
  • International Studies Student Association
  • Human Development Student Association
  • Society for Advancement of
  • Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

12:00 – 1:00

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
DR. CAITLIN FOURATT

Dr. Fouratt is an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the Department of International Studies at CSULB

For World Anthropology Day, Dr. Fouratt discuss the precarious legal status, lived experiences of undocumented immigrants, and the rising antiimmigrant sentiment that drives current issues surrounding DACA and undocumented students in California and at CSULB. Over the past year, Dr. Fouratt has worked closely with undocumented students on campus to understand the challenges they face, the impact of DACA, and the devastating consequences of the recent decision to rescind the DACA program.

3:30 – 4:45 [LIB 507]

COLECTIVO VIDA DIGNA DELEGATION

Lauren Heidbrink, cultural anthropologist and Assistant Professor in the Human Development department, helped to bring Colectivo Vida Digna in Guatemala to our campus. The delegation will present their work with indigenous youth returning to Guatemala from the U.S. and Mexico as well as their collaborative research with Dr. Heidbrink.

Please join us after to support this important event !

ENTER THE RAFFLE!

Submit your Hunting and Gathering worksheet to be entered into our raffle!