Thursday, February 26th

Time Event Title
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium

Behavioral and Social Sciences Building
"Evidence, Errors, and AIC" with Dr. Brian Dennis, Professor of Fish and Wildlife Sciences and Statistical Sciences at the University of Idaho.
5:30 pm

Women's Basketball vs. UC San Diego

Lumberjack Arena
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Sustainable Futures: "Black Faces, White Spaces"

HSU Campus
As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Carolyn Finney will present “Righteous Road: Black Faces, White Spaces & Stories of Possibility.”

Carolyn is a writer, performer and cultural geographer. As a professor in Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley, she explores how issues of difference impact participation in decision-making processes designed to address environmental issues.

Although Carolyn pursed an acting career for eleven years, a backpacking trip around the world and living in Nepal changed the course of her life. Motivated by these experiences, she returned to school after a 15-year absence to complete a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. Informed by her early life experiences, the aim of her work is to develop greater cultural competency within environmental organizations and institutions, challenge media outlets on their representation of difference, and increase awareness of how privilege shapes who gets to speak to environmental issues and determine policy and action.

Carolyn has appeared on the Tavis Smiley show, MSNBC, NPR and has been interviewed for numerous newspapers and magazines. Along with public speaking, writing and consulting, she serves on the U.S. National Parks Advisory Board that is working to assist the National Park Service in engaging in relations of reciprocity with diverse communities. Her first book, Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, explores the relationship of African Americans to the environment and the environmental movement (UNC Press, 2014). For more information see carolynfinney.com.

The Sustainable Futures Speaker Series is presented by the Environment & Community Graduate Program and the Schatz Energy Research Center.
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Film Screening: Higher Learning

Native American Forum
A film screening of Higher Learning.

Part of Black Liberation & Heritage Month 2015.
6:00 pm

Language Policy for Families

Goodwin Forum
As part of a speaker series on child and family policy hosted by the Child Development Department and their senior capstone course: Policy Analysis and Advocacy, Dr. Teresa McCarty will present, "Language Policy for Families."

Dr. McCarty is the author of Language Planning and Policy in Native America: History, Theory, Praxis, and co-author of To Remain an Indian: Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education and Indigenous Youth and Multilingualism: Language Identity, Ideology, and Practice in Dynamic Cultural Worlds, among others. She is a current editor of the American Educational Research Journal and the Kneller Chair in Education and Anthropology in UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
7:30 pm

Men's Basketball vs. UC San Diego

Lumberjack Arena

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 27th-Mar 8th

The Royal Chicano Air Force: Arte para la Raza

First Street Gallery
Jan 27th-Mar 8th

Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection

First Street Gallery
Feb 13th-Mar 7th

Vantage Points Exhibit

Reese Bullen Gallery - Art Building, Humboldt State University
Feb 19th-Mar 13th

Our People, Our Land, Our Images

Goudi'ni Gallery

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