1. Black Liberation Month activities. This year’s theme is “Reclaiming Our Collective Consciousness,” with the idea of exploring the ties that bind Black Culture: art, music, dance, food, health, wellness, beauty, self-love, intellectualism, and the African Diaspora. Keynote speaker Dr. Cornel West  (Feb. 7, 7pm) is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Other featured speakers include Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, an author, community organizer, social activist, and motivational speaker who will be discussing her book “Growing Up X: A Memoir” (Feb. 12); and Lawrence Ross, a Los Angeles Times best seller and author/lecturer/writer who will be discussing his book “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses” (Feb. 24). See the full calendar of events here.
  2. Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities internships, deadline Feb. 14. The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) is seeking applicants for its summer 2020 internship session. HNIP provides students the opportunity to receive valuable work experience through paid internships with federal agencies and private corporations nationwide. Open to undergrads, graduate students, and recent grads. See here for further details and information on how to apply.
  3. Native American Studies 25th anniversary events. Anniversary events will be taking place all semester long. February events include a panel on “The Klamath River as a Person” (Feb. 10) and guest speaker Anecita Agustinez discussing “Decolonize the Language of Water” (Feb. 10). See the attached flyer for events details and the full semester calendar.
  4. International Education Week, Feb. 10-14. All IEW events are free and open to the campus and community. Highlights include a keynote speaker, featured lectures and presentations; panel discussions on current events and global topics; workshops on studying, working and living abroad; and food, fun and more from around the world. This year’s keynote speaker, Ella Watson-Stryker (Feb. 11), will discuss “The Complicated Policy Intersection of Migration/Asylum Issues and the Humanitarian Goals of Independence and Impartiality.”  E&C faculty members Noah Zerbe (Politics), Matt Derrick (Geography), and Leena Dallasheh will all participate with talks -- “Our Global Future,” “International Field Research: A How-To Guide,” and “Black Liberation and the Palestinian Movement,” respectively. Visit here to view the full schedule.
  5. CHECK IT opportunities. CHECK IT is a student-led movement about creating a more consent-centered culture at Humboldt. CHECK IT'S Spring volunteer team retreat is on Sat., Feb. 15, 10am-3pm. Students can register here. We are looking for students from across campus to join and help embed CHECK IT and consent within our campus culture. Our volunteer drop-in hours begin next Friday, Feb. 7, 2-4pm in the Recreation and Wellness Center, room 124, and will take place every Friday. Our CHECK IT 6 Year Anniversary Party is Friday, Feb. 21, 7-10pm, KBR. Flyers of our volunteer retreat and volunteer drop in hours are attached.

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