Democracy in Action Events

Democracy In Action Event Schedule
Additional Events

February 2017

Date and Time
Add to calendar - click date

Room

Contact

*The Powers of the President: Executive Orders, Laws, and the Constitution
  Dr. Scott Bowman & Dr. Martin Adamian

Presentations Available:

Dr. Scott Bowman
Dr. Martin Adamian
 

 

Tuesday, 2/7/17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Golden Eagle Ballroom 2

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

One Campus, One Book Presents: Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (by University Library, Cross Cultural Centers, First Year Experience and Mind Matters)

Thursday, 2/9/17
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Golden Eagle Ballroom 

Futures: Transformative & Inclusive Building w/ Chaz & Koatzin Ashley-Cruz

Friday, 2/10/17
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

U-SU LA Room A

Cross Cultural Center

Ext. 3-5001

DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Clinic

Monday, 2/13/17
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Dreamers Resource Center, SA 214

Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center
Ext. 3-4367

Spring Convocation

Tuesday, 2/14/17
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

GE Ballroom 1 & 2

University Advancement, University Events Office
Ext. 3-3056

Annual Research Symposium w/ Keynote Speaker Dr. Antonia Darder “Educational Leadership for Social Justice under the Trump Presidency”

Saturday, 2/18/17
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

U-SU 3rd Floor

Charter College of Education
Ext. 3-3056

*What We Know About Immigration and Refugee Policy
 Aminah Bakeer Abdul Jabbaar, Dr. Alejandra Marchevsky, and Dr. ChorSwan Ngin
Presentation Available:
Dr. ChorSwan Ngin

Tuesday, 2/21/17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

GE Ballroom 2

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

March 2017

Date

Room

 
International Student Forum: Understanding ImmigrationWednesday, 3/1/17
9:00 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Golden Eagle Ballroom 2International Office
Ext. 3-3170

Asia & the World : Politics of “Anger & Hate” -  A Discussion with Aishwary Kumar & Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Friday, 3/3/17
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

U-SU Theatre, 1st floor

Cross Cultural Center

Ext. 3-5001

International Student Forum: Understanding ImmigrationMonday, 3/6/17
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Golden Eagle Ballroom 1

International Office
Ext. 3-3170

*Fake News, Social Media and the Future of American Democracy - Kevin Baaske, Ph.D. Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Communication Studies, and Michael J. Clarke, Ph.D., Department of Television, Film and Media Studies
Presentations Available:
Dr. Kevin Baaske

Dr. Michael J. Clarke

Tuesday, 3/7/17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

U-SU Theatre

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

Intergroup Dialogue w/ Dr. Anna Yeakley

Thursday, 3/9/17
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

U-SU LA Room

Dean of Students Office
Ext. 3-3103

“The Trump Phenomenon” - an Office of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Cafe Discussion

Dr. Ramani Durvasula, Professor of Psychology, Dr. Cheryl Koos, Professor of History, and Dr. Taylor Dark, Associate Professor of Political Science

Thursday, 3/9/17
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Ballroom 3
RSVP

Office of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

Ext. 3-3792

*First Amendment Freedoms: What's at Stake? postponed until April 26, 2016

 

 

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

“Legal Advice in a Time of Crisis”
Attorney Joann Yeh 

Hall, B 1006 

Tuesday, 3/21/17
1:40 to 3:00 p.m.

Room King Hall
B 1006

Dr. Swan Ngin, Anthropology

cngin@calstatela.edu

Support group for undocumented students and students with loved ones affected by immigration laws
Dr. Yadira Anguiano, Psychologist with CAPS from the Student Health Center
 
Tuesday, 3/21/17*
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

*repeats every Tuesday
Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center
SA 214

Dreamers Resource Center, Luz Borjon, Ext. 3-4367

Spring Equinox Healing Circle
Facilitated by Compa Guillermo Henandez, Elder of the Purechepa Nation
Tuesday, 3/21/17
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
U-SU Los Angeles room A

Dreamers Resource Center, Luz Borjon, Ext. 3-4367

April 2017

Date

Room

 

*Nationalist Political Movements: What May Lie Ahead for the U.S."
Choi Chatterjee, Ph.D., Professor of History
Cheryl Koos, Ph.D., Professor of History
Presentations Available:

Should we be Afraid of Russia? - Dr. Choi Chatterjee

Nationalist Political Movements - Dr. Cheryl Koos

Tuesday, 4/4/17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

U-SU Theatre

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

2017 Conference on Alfonso Reyes: His Poetry, Essays, Literary Theory

Friday, April 14, 2017 and

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Music Hall, Cal State LA

Dr. Roberto Cantú  rcantu@calstatela.edu

13th Annual Student Research and Creative Arts Conference on Genders and Sexualities (Kat Alvarado accepting student research proposals, deadline March 3)Wednesday, 4/19/17U-SU 3rd Floor

 

Election 2016: What Now?

Madeleine Brand, journalist and host of KCRW’s Press Play
Dr. Donna Schuele, Political Scientist, Cal State LA/UCLA
Dr. Raphe Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute.
Moderated by Dr. Chris Endy, History, Cal State LA

Thursday, 4/20/17
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

U-SU Los Angeles Room BC, 3rd floor

Cross Cultural Center

Ext. 3-5001

The Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Engaged Learning and the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs Present: Presidential Power in an Age of Uncertainty: A Conversation with Erwin Chemerinsky (UCI Dean and Raymond Pryke Distinguished Professor of First Amendment Law)

Wednesday, 4/26/17
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Golden Eagle Ballrooms 1& 2

Vice Provost for Diversity & Engaged Learning

Ext. 3-3800

Raising Awareness of Wrongful Convictions
Hosted by The California Forensic Science Institute at Cal State LA
Friday, 4/28/17
7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Golden Eagle BallroomKatherine Tellis, Ext. 3-4623
ktellis@calstatela.edu
Katherine Roberts, Ext. 3-4625
krobert2@calstatela.edu

May 2017

Date

Room

 

SURGE "Students United to Reach Goals in Education": Stepping Out of the Shadows

Tuesday, 5/2/17
3:15 - 5:15 p.m.

U-SU Plaza, 1st floor

Cross Cultural Center

Ext. 3-5001

10th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum featuring world-renowned poet, writer, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni

(free & open to the public but RSVP is required by visiting or calling the Luckman Box Office)

Wednesday, 5/10/17

7:30pm

Luckman Theatre

(323) 343-6600

Department of Pan-African Studies (323) 343-2290; pas@calstatela.edu

*Democracy in Action:  Educational Forums on Post-Election Federal Policies a biweekly series of faculty-led presentations and Q&A on Tuesdays, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (30 min presentation + Q&A).

** Democracy in Action event held on Wednesday