1. Environmental Resistance 2.0, Feb. 28. “Tools for Success in a Phase Two of a Chaotic Administration” – a free workshop led by Dan Sealy, the Northcoast Environmental Center’s legislative analyst in Washington, D.C. Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., NEC office (415 I Street, Arcata). See the attached flier for more details.
  2. Let's Talk about the Middle East, March 7. Free film showing ("Born in Deir Yassin") and discussion led by Dr. Leena Dallasheh (E&C faculty member; home department History) at the Richard's Goat Miniplex (401 I Street, Arcata). Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m. On the night of April 9, 1948, Deir Yassin, a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem, was attacked by the Stern Gang and Irgun. They proceeded to commit a massacre that has left a huge mark in the history of the conflict. This film tells the story of the village in its various incarnations, including interviewing some of those who were directly involved in the massacre and its aftermath. See the Facebook event here.
  3. Zero to Fierce Festival, March 4-10. This weeklong festival celebrating creative womxn in our community is centered around International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8. As part of the festival, E&C faculty member Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy (home department Native American Studies) will co-lead on March 8 a storytelling session titled “Native Women: Violence and Resistance.” Find out more details about her session and other festival events here.
  4. "One Partisan's Incoherent Word Salad is Another's Call To Arms," March 6. In this talk about social and political identities, Amber Gaffney of Humboldt's Department of Psychology examines how social and political groups move toward extremism and/or stability in times of unrest. This talk will be taped as part of the My Favorite Lecture series, a radio program, podcast and community lecture series featuring remarkable talks from Humboldt educators. Plaza Grill, March 6, reception at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Find more information about My Favorite Lecture here. 
  5. Submit your on-campus sustainable idea. Humboldt Energy Independence Fund is a student-run organization that focuses on creating a more sustainable campus by implementing projects inspired from student ideas. Notable projects include installation of photovoltaic solar panels on the Music A building, hydration stations around campus, and relighting of the Redwood Bowl to cut energy costs. Idea papers for new projects are due March 25. Proposers are encouraged to attend one of three “idea paper workshops” prior to submitting a proposal. See the attached flier for more information.
  6. Latino Film Festival, March 5-7. This festival will feature films covering the LGBTQ experience in the Spanish-speaking world. The event will take place on March 5-7 from 6-10:20 p.m. at the Mill Creek Cinema in McKinleyville. Find out more about this year’s films here.
  7. Social Science Student Symposium, May 2. The CSU Social Science Research and Instructional Council (SSRIC) Social Science Student Symposium will be held May 2, 2019, at San Francisco State. All undergraduate and graduate students, from all CSU campuses and community colleges, doing research in any social science field can participate. There are no registration fees and a luncheon will be provided. The symposium is a unique opportunity for students to present research to their peers and compete for a cash award. Presentations should be approximately 12 minutes. The registration deadline is April 7. For more information and registration details, see here.
  8. Scholarship opportunity. The Jack Montoya Memorial Scholarship Fund supports Native American students across California who show a genuine interest in promoting cultural revitalization to attend four-year universities or graduate school. Federally and non-federally recognized tribal people are eligible. Deadline is March 15, 2019. See here for more information on how to apply.

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