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Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States
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May 2017

Politics in the Age of Trump: Some Historical Perspective

May 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater, Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States

On Thursday, May 25, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm in the Multicultural Center Theater, the UCSB Department of History and the Center for Cold War Studies and International History will host a panel discussion entitled Politics in the Age of Trump: Some Historical Perspective. Three UCSB historians will speak on the following topics: Giuliana Perrone, “The Emoluments Clause: What it is, what it’s for, and why it won’t stop Trump” Salim Yaqub, “A Truly Foreign Policy” Nelson Lichtenstein, “Trump is…

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April 2018

Critical Issues in America Event: Julie Chávez Rodríguez

April 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater, Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States
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Talk on the 1968 Student Massacre in Mexico City: the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Polytechnic “Brigadistas” in the 1968 Student Movement

April 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater, Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States

In 1968, hundreds of students were killed by the Mexican military and police for organizing student protests against government repression. On the fiftieth anniversary of this massacre, activists/survivors Gabriel Vega, Felipe Galvan, and Jesus Gutierrez will reflect on the meaning of student activism, memory, and social justice in times of repression. See the flyer for the event here.

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May 2018

Free

Film Screening & Discussion: Ghana’s Electric Dreams

May 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater, Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States

Ghana’s Electric Dreams presents a history of the roots and wide-ranging impact of the famed hydroelectric Akosombo Dam, Ghana’s most ambitious development project. R. Lane Clark (Independent Film Maker) and Stephan Miescher (History, UCSB) will respond to comments from Boatema Boateng (Communication, UC San Diego). Mona Damluji (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) will moderate. Ghana’s Electric Dreams was directed and edited by R. Lane Clark; produced by R. Lane Clark, Stephan F. Miescher, and France Winddance Twine. Sponsored by the Blum…

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