NEWS FOR HISTORY STUDENTS—2-16-17

Lecture Feb. 23, “The Electoral College vs the Popular Vote or Balinski and Young vs Kenneth Arrow.”

Presented by Dr. Charlie Biles as part of the Department of Mathematics’ Colloquium Series at 4 p.m. in BSS 204. See the attached flier for further details.

Panel Feb. 27, “Syrian Refugees: Escaping the Horrors of War, Coping with World Apathy.”

Over five million Syrians have fled their country seeking safety and freedom, away from the horrors of the civil war. As the world copes with the largest humanitarian crisis of our lifetime, the US has played a small part in the efforts to relocate and resettle refugees. Now, there is fear that even this meager involvement will stop, leaving one of our world’s most vulnerable populations in limbo indefinitely. Come learn about the situation and what you can do to help! Panelists include Dr. Leena Dallasheh and Dr. Jared Larson of the Politics Department. See the attached flier for further details.

19th Annual International Latino Film Festival, Feb. 28-March 2.

Held at the Minor Theatre in Arcata from 6-10:20 p.m. Students and the general public are invited to view three outstanding films relating to the theme “Immigration to the United States:” Who is Dayani Cristal? (Marc Silver, 2013); Dream: An American Story (Aldo Bello, 2015), and Made in L.A. (Almudena Carracedo, 2007). All films will be shown in Spanish and English with English subtitles. The festival is free to students enrolled in SPAN/HIST/ES 396 and SPAN 99A courses. A limited number of tickets will be available to community members. To inquire about receiving a ticket, please email Kristy Carlsen at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 707-476-4316. For all other questions regarding this event, please contact the HSU Department of World Languages and Cultures at 707-826-3226. See the attached press release for more details.

“RooTalks,” Feb. 27.

The HSU clubs Roosevelt Institute and HSU Democrats are sponsoring an open forum on “topics that inspire meaningful change in our communities and around the world.” See the attached flier for more details. Student interested in speaking (5-15-minutes slots) should submit applications to: http://bit.ly/SpeakAtRooTalks. Find out more about Roosevelt Institute at: http://rooseveltinstitute.org/about/.

Career Center Skillshops.

The Career Center will be hosting a number of workshops during the spring semester on topics like “Tips for Successfully Navigating a Career Fair,” “Preparing for an Interview,” “Job Search for Graduating Seniors,” and more. See the attached flier for details.

Tutoring jobs available.

Northcoast Cal-SOAP is looking for college students to work as tutors in the local schools. They pay $12 an hour and can offer up to 20 hours a week for undergraduate students. See the attached document for further details and application information.

San Francisco State University History Conference, proposals due March 17.

The History Students Association at San Francisco State University is would like to formally invite Humboldt State University’s history students to present their research at the 2017 Annual Conference that will explore the creation of the self or of the other. The topic will have an emphasis on race, religion, and nationalism in any period and culture. The conference is intended to provide a forum for Undergraduate and Graduate students to present their work in a professional, peer-reviewed setting and, offer an opportunity for other students to involved themselves in the work and interests of their peers. See the attached document for details about the conference and presenting a paper.

19th_Latino_Film_Festival_2017.pdf
The_Electoral_College_vs_the_Popular_Vote.pdf
CAREER_workshops_Spring_2017(1).pdf
Cal-SOAP_tutors.docx
SFSU_History_Conference.pdf_.pdf

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