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CESPA Events

April 2017

 

 

Reconstructing Memories, Struggles, and Communities of Resistance

Dr. Yajaira Padilla

April 10, 2017

 

Border Crossings: Migration, Survival, and Resistance

Alejandra Díaz and Fabrizio Flores

April 17, 2017

 

 

March 2017

 

 

Immigration Policy Update and Organizing for Transformative Change

Bernardo López and Jorge Gutiérrez

March 1, 2017

 

Invisible Latinidades: Afro-Latinos and Indigenous Communities in the U.S. Public Sphere

Ana Niria Díaz Albo

March 8 and 9, 2017

 

February 2017

  


A Gathering with California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

February 16, 2017

 

Blaxicans: The Afro-Latino Experience in the US and Mexico

A Documentary Screening of Nana Dijo

February 16, 2017

 

 Film Screening and Discussion: 13th

Dr. Melina Abdullah

February 22, 2017

 

 

 

 

December 2016

  


A Roundtable Discussion on Cuba and the Revolution

Dr. Martha Escobar, Dr. Alicia Ivonne Estrada, and Dr. Xóchitl M. Flores-Marcial

December 5, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2016

 Caravan Against Repression in Mexico 


Memory Arte: A Critical Reflection on the Guatemalan Peace Accords

November 30, 2016

 

Caravan Against Repression in Mexico

November 15, 2016

 

Book Talk -- Reclaiming Composition for Chicano/as and Other Ethnic Minorities: A Critical History and Pedagogy

Dr. Iris D. Ruiz

November 10, 2016

October 2016


Borrando la Frontera/Erasing the Border

Artist Ana Teresa Fernández

October 26, 2016


Mexican State Violence and Resistance

A Conversation with Nestora Salgado and Felícitas Martínez Solano

October 20, 2016

 

Ayotzinapa: Struggle for Justice

Juan Eduardo García Maganda

October 13, 2016

September 2016

  

 

Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle

Dr. Silvia Posocco

September 19, 2016

  

April 2016

 

A War Without End and the Disobeying Signs of the Central American Diaspora: On Survival and Resistance

Dr. Oriel María Siu

April 27, 2016

 

Nativism, Environmental Privilege, and the Construction of Immigration as an Ecological Threat

Dr. Lisa Sun-Hee Park and Dr. David Naguib Pellow

April 20, 2016

 

Queer Migrations: Moving Toward Transformative Change

Bamby Salcedo and Jorge Gutiérrez

April 7, 2016

 

 

 

 

West Coast Tour: Familias Unidas Por La Justicia in Solidarity with La Alianza de San Quintin

April 6, 2016

 

Are Latin American Immigrants of Asian Descent Asian Americans or U.S. Latinos?: The Intersections of Nation/Race/Ethnicity in the Global Imaginary of Immigration

Dr. Junyoung Verónica Kim

April 4, 2016

 

March 2016

 

Captivity Beyond Prisons: Criminalization Experiences of Latina (Im)migrants

Dr. Martha D. Escobar

March 30, 2016

 

Historicizing Environmental Justice Failure

Dr. Laura Pulido

March 16, 2016

 

Casualties of the Drug War: Forced Migration, Enforced Disappearances, and U.S. Foreign Policy in Mesoamerica

SOA Watch and Voces Contra el Olvido

March 1, 2016

February 2016

 

 

 

Town Hall with Environmental Justice Activists

February 17, 2016

 
 

November 2015


Our América: A Collection of Photo Essays by Chicana/o Studies Students on Migration and Community Formation in Los Angeles

November 18, 2015

 

A Conversation with Mario Carranza on Cuban History, Revolution, and Guatemalan Solidarity

Mario Carranza

November 17, 2015

 

Film Screening: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta

Director John J. Valadez

November 2, 2015

October 2015

 

 

Power in the Classroom: Teaching Ethnic Studies from Theory to Policy and Practice

Assembly Member Luis Alejo, Dr. Christine Sleeter, Dr. Theresa Montaño, José Lara

October 28, 2015

 

CESPA Roundtable Discussion on Cuba

Dr. Gabriel Gutiérrez, Dr. Martha Escobar, Dr. Alicia Estrada, Dr. Francisco Tamayo, Dr. José Prado

Moderated by Dr. Jorge García

October 14, 2015

 

April 2015

 

 

 

Possibilities and Limitations of Immigration Executive Action

Susan Bibler Coutin, Emily Ryo

April 23, 2015

 

 

March 2015

 

 

Book Talk -- Latinos and Latinas at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice

Dr. Gabriel Gutiérrez

March 27, 2015

 

Ayotzinapa

March 19, 2015

 

February 2015

 

 

 

MONO Lake Committee Outdoor Experiences Program Manager

Santiago M. Escruceria

February 4, 2015

 

Megaprojects, Hydroelectric Dams, Human Rights and Maya Activism in Guatemala

Concepción Santay Gómez and Giovanni Batz

February 2, 2015

 

April 2014

 

 

 

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva

April 25, 2014

 

 

 

March 2014

 

 

 

AMLO at CSUN

Mexican Presidential Candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador

March 28, 2014

 

 

 

2013

 

 

 

Building Chicano Studies

Hosted by Jorge García and Oscar Castillo

April 27, 2013

 

 

 

 

2012

 

 


Criminalization of Our Urban Communities

April - May 2012

 

 

 

 

2010

 

 

 

Erasing Race: White Supremacy & The Politics of Imagery

Dr. Enrique de la Cruz, Dr. Gabriel Gutiérrez, CHS Graduate Students

April 28, 2010