1. Humboldt’s Toyon Literary Magazine. This issue’s theme: “Taboo: What is an Environmental Issue or Concern society tries to avoid?” Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, critical analysis, and spoken word submissions are due Sept. 30. See here for more details and to submit.
  2. Food systems PhD opportunity. The Environmental Studies Program at CU Boulder is recruiting a cohort of three new PhD students, with five years of support. See here for details. "The Food System Technology Fellowships will support three students while pursuing their Ph.D. conducting research to understand the social and economic dimensions of whether and how new food system technologies – such as those involved in cellular agriculture (‘clean’ meat), precision agriculture, and indoor agriculture – can contribute to food security in the US."
  3. Campus/Community Dialogue on Race. Call for proposals for this year’s CDOR, which will take place Nov. 4-8. Students, staff, faculty, and community members are invited to present a workshop or facilitate a discussion. Deadline to submit proposals is Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. This year’s theme: Dismantling & Deconstructing to Build.” See here for more details.
  4. UndocuWeek, Sept. 30-Oct. 4. A week of events covering a variety of topics related to the unique experience of undocumented people. See the attached flyer for event details.
  5. Let's Talk about the Middle East, Oct. 3. Free film showing ("Capernaum") 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, Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m. A 12-year-old boy living in Beirut runs away from his neglectful family, commits a violent crime, and is consequently sentenced to years in jail. He chooses to sues his parents for the tumultuous life that he has had to endure. His story is telling of the traumatic experience of many immigrants and refugees living in political turmoil in the Middle East. See the Facebook event here.
  6. Native Voices traveling exhibit. As one of 104 grant recipients selected from across the country, the Humboldt Library is hosting the traveling exhibit Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness for a six-week loan this fall, Sept. 23-Nov. 20. Native Voices exhibit explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness, and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Stories drawn from both the past and present examine how health for Native People is tied to community, the land, and spirit. Through interviews, Native People describe the impact of epidemics, federal legislation, the loss of land, and the inhibition of culture on the health of Native individuals and communities today. See here for more details.
  7. PDF icon undocuweek_flyer.pdf