CDOR Events Schedule

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Monday, 10/29 – Friday, 11/2

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

SPECIAL EVENT
Diversity Day at Farmers Market
9am – 1pm, Arcata Plaza

WE ARE YOUR COMMUNITY is a poster campaign created by two masters in Social Work students Erin Youngblood-Smith and Amy Mathieson with the aim of bridging the gap between the local community and students of color.  Through outreach and marketing campaign, the project seeks to help people in Humboldt County better understand the experiences of students of color on and off campus.  There will be tabling by a variety of local & campus organizations on the plaza during farmers market to engage with the community on the subject of diversity.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

CDOR KICK-OFF ON THE QUAD!

11:00am - 1:00pm

Stop by the Quad to pick up CDOR Event Schedules and to hear about upcoming workshops!

 

WORKSHOP
CULTURAL APPROPRIATION VS. APPRECIATION
11:00am – 11:50am, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

This workshop will highlight the realities and experiences of cultural appropriation that have been witnessed throughout our lives.  We will discuss the effects of appropriation within our personal stories and narrative because there is never just one story.

PRESENTERS:  Tania Cubas & Deema Hindawi, Women’s Resource Center & MultiCultural Center

 

FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
MARIANNE: ONE IMMIGRANT’S JOURNEY
12:00pm – 2:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

Local filmmakers Joy Hardin and Amy Uyeki share the immigrant story of Marianne Pennekamp, a longtime Humboldt County resident and child and family rights advocate. Marianne’s journey with her family, escaping from Hitler’s Germany to France and on to America mirrors many immigrant stories and is especially relevant today. Marianne and her son Peter Pennekamp will be at this screening for a post-film discussion with the filmmakers. This event is sponsored by HSU Department of Social Work.

Presenters: Marianne & Peter Pennekamp, Joy Hardin, Amy Uyeki

 

FEATURED SPEAKER

"Say Her Name!":  Poetry of Witness and Resistance:  Raina León Poetry Reading/Q & A and Workshop

2:00pm – 3:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

In this reading and workshop, poet and educator Dr. Raina J. León will offer a short selection of poetry generated from a place of witness and resistance in these times of increased tumult, marginalization, and violence against people of color.  After a Q&A about her work, she will offer generative creative writing prompts for audience members and writers to consider based on the poetry of Danez Smith, Patricia Smith, and Aracelis Girmay.  The workshop will close with sharing of the work created in that space together.  Dr. León is an Assoc. Professor, Single Subject Credential Program – English at Saint Mary's College of California, Kalmanovitz School of Education. She is currently a teaching artist in residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. She is the Fall 2018 Visiting Writer, part of the English Department’s Visiting Writers Series.

 

FEATURED SPEAKER

Love and Happiness as Revolution:  Raina León Poetry Reading/Q & A and Workshop
3:00pm – 4:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)
Audre Lorde once wrote:  “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”  In this reading and workshop, poet and educator Dr. Raina J. León will offer a short selection of poetry that focuses on joy, life, and birth as a political act.  She will read new poems, offer a Q&A, and then provide generative writing prompts that focus on generational joy, lineage, and legacy. The workshop will close with sharing of the work created in that space together.  Dr. León is an Assoc. Professor, Single Subject Credential Program – English at Saint Mary's College of California, Kalmanovitz School of Education. She is currently a teaching artist in residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.  She is the Fall 2018 Visiting Writer, part of the English Department’s Visiting Writers Series.

 

WORKSHOP
MEASURE K – SANCTUARY IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
3:00pm – 5:00pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

Come learn about how Measure K, Sanctuary for Humboldt County, will make history by creating an inclusive community.  Know Your Rights training will help everyone better understand the legal impacts Measure K will have on the overall County.  We will explain why you should Vote Yes on Measure K!

DISCLAIMER: HSU neither supports or opposes the measures to be discussed.

PRESENTERS:  Xochitl Cabrera, Emely Velez, Campaign Committee, Centro del Pueblo

 

WORKSHOP

LOVING THE SKIN I’M IN: MY STORY

3:30pm - 4:30pm, KATE BUCHANAN ROOM (previously listed as NHE 106)* Location Change!

6th grade African American student, Sadie Shelmire, will be sharing her experience as a student of color in the Arcata School District. She will give advice to local teachers and administrators on how they can be more welcoming, supportive and inclusive.

PRESENTERS: Sadie Makayla-Tiye Shelmire, 6th grader, Sunnybrae Middle School &

Tay D. Triggs, HSU administrator

 

KEYNOTE
Denice Frohman
5:00 – 6:30pm, Kate Buchanan Room

Existencia es Resistencia – Existence is Resistance

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 

WORKSHOP
EMBODIED LIBERATION: SOMATIC TOOLS FOR METABOLIZING WHITE FRAGILITY
10:00am – 11:30pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 

In this workshop, we draw from the studies and writing of Resmaa Menakem, Robin DiAngelo and Generative Somatics (body centered healing) to provide tools for white bodies to metabolize their false sense of fragility around race related topics.  

PRESENTERS:  Shanti Belaustegui Pockell & Samantha Stone, Environmental Studies

 

WORKSHOP
SEX, SILENCE & VOICE WITHIN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR: CREATING LOVING RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNITIES
12:00pm – 2:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

 We will be having conversations about sex, shame, and our understanding of healthy sexual relationships through the lens of multiple cultures and identities.  Through these conversations, we’ll discuss the difficulties and opportunities in talking about sexualized violence in our communities.  This space will centralize the experiences and voices of POC students.

Presenters: Esmy Hurtado, Cellular Molecular Biology Major, Jennifer Garcia, Anthropology Major, Adrienne Banh, Psychology Major, Check It Peer Educators

  

WORKSHOP
A SENSE OF BELONGING – OBSTACLES HINDERING LATINX STUDENTS IN COLLEGE CAMPUSES
4:00pm – 5:00pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

Talk about the Mexican American/Latinx/Hispanic experience in the United States and how it ties to the obstacles one faces in the community and at home.

PRESENTERS: Abdel Amador, HSU Residential Life

  

WORKSHOP
THE FIGHT FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING (Vote Yes on Prop 10 Campaign)
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

On Nov. 6, voters across California will have the opportunity to vote on Prop 10, a ballot measure that will repeal Costa Hawkins, a landlord bill that has led to an increase in homelessness throughout California.  In this workshop, participants will learn about the history of Costa Hawkins, its effects, and why we need to vote Yes on Prop. 10

Presenter:  Nathaniel McGuigan

DISCLAIMER: HSU neither supports or opposes the measures to be discussed.

WORKSHOP
GENOCIDE 101
6:00pm – 7:00pm, Kate Buchanan Room

What is genocide? How does it happen?  Is it still happening today?  This workshop will present what constitute genocide under the laws defined by the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

PRESENTER:  Daniel John Segura 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 

WORKSHOP
PEDAGOGY OF THE UNWOKE
10:00am – 12:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

We all encounter people who despite our country’s history seem to have no knowledge of the need and the importance of racial justice. This participatory workshop will provide ideas to enter conversations about racial injustice without blame, shame or guilt.  We will also explore how to use restorative approaches to address structural racism in interpersonal interactions.

Presenters:  Ron White and Iva Dubyak, Humboldt Area Foundation

 

WORKSHOP

DISRUPTING BIAS 101

12:00 – 2:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 

This workshop will address the first two of four dimensions of racism defined as internalized, interpersonal, institutional, and structural (or systemic). Participants will learn common language used to discuss racial equity, and examine how living in a culture dominated by messages of white superiority impacts how we see ourselves and how we consciously and unconsciously see and interact with others. This workshop is offered off campus to encourage participation of students, staff, and administrators from TK-12 schools.  

PRESENTERS:  Cori Jara, Lead Case Manager, McKinleyville Family Resource Center; Meridith Oram, Community Development Specialist, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, HSU

 

WEBINAR

AMERICAN INDIAN NEWSPAPERS: EXPLORING PRIMARY SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURES

11:00 – 12:00pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

Tribal newspapers can provide a broad understanding of historical and contemporary Indigenous experiences across North America.  This webinar will discuss the significance of Indigenous Journalism as an untapped tool for teaching and research within American Indian studies.

Presenter:  HSU Library Special Collections

 

WORKSHOP
WHAT IS DIA DE LOS MUERTOS?
2:00pm – 4:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 

We will be discussing what really is Dia De Los Muertos and explaining the significance of the various themes, colors, and ideologies shown in the tradition.

Presenter:  Caia Santana, Hospitality & Operations Specialist, Latinx Center for Academic Excellence, Art Studio (Photography) major

 

WORKSHOP
CONVIVIAL RESEARCH IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
5:00pm – 6:30pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

Convivial Research is a collective investigative approach that refuses to objectify communities in struggle.  It is a collaborative process of learning that is conducted in a climate of shared facilitation and mutual respect. Whether it is settler colonialism or food insecurity, as participant/observer, you will be able to address local problems and regenerate community while producing a body of knowledge for others to utilize.

Presenter: Jack Surmani, Humboldt County Convivial Research Group

 

WORKSHOP
U.S. IMPERIALISM AND THE LEGACY OF MCKINLEY (Vote No on Measure M Campaign)
5:00 – 7:00pm, KBR

It is time to remove the McKinley statue from the Arcata Plaza.  In this workshop, participants will learn about William McKinley, what he did, his enduring legacy, and the campaign to preserve the victory in the removal of the McKinley statue from the Arcata Plaza.  In addition, participants will learn why it is important to vote No on Measure M.

Presenter:  Nathaniel McGuigan

DISCLAIMER: HSU neither supports or opposes the measures to be discussed.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 

 

WORKSHOP
DATA-INFORMED CONVERSATION OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
1:00 – 2:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 

This multimedia presentation will highlight the importance of data-informed conversations of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  By exploring the historical context of diversity data collection and original intent, we can unlock the mysteries of why institutions collect diversity data in the way that they do and how modern behavioral researchers can use those data to better understand their institution. 

Presenter:  Micahel Le, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

 

WORKSHOP
DISMANTLING GENDER (AND RACE, AND ABILITY) WITH LITERATURE AND PSCYHOLOGY
2:00pm – 3:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

What does it mean “doing” gender or class or race?  This particular workshop is aiming to dismantle the norm by giving one of the space to cross-pollinate in theory and literature to help one understand the performance of “doing” the standard or the normal. This workshop aims to deconstruct what it means to be part of a stereotypes and how it might form through Piaget’s theory, Judith Butler on performance, Stuart Hall on signifier and signified and others.

Presenter:  Jocelyn Bolanos

 

FEATURED SPEAKER WORKSHOP
Rev. Alvin Herring
3:00 – 4:00pm, Kate Buchanan Room 

Rev. Alvin Herring will host a community organizing workshop.  Rev. Herring is the Executive Director of Faith in Action, formerly PICO National Network, an international network of 39 federations and local groups in 21 states and 3 countries.

 

2018 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI SPEAKER
Eliberto “Eddie” Ramos: "Life and Work Alterations: The Journey from Gang Culture to Inmate Advocate" 
4:00 – 6:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

Eliberto "Eddie" Ramos ('99, Sociology is a Psychiatric Social Worker for Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Court Linkage Program within superior courts. Serving as a bridge between the courts, the community, and the clients within the Los Angeles criminal justice system, he works on alternative sentencing and rehabilitation plans for adult offenders. He has helped community organizations develop and implement prevention and intervention strategies that target at- or high-risk adolescent populations to reduce community violence. His knowledge and effectiveness in his fields has led to numerous invitations as a presenter and keynote speaker at colleges, universities, and conferences.

His dedication to community service carries into his personal life through the years he worked for the R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, a wilderness camp promoting leadership and character development for low-income, disadvantaged boys. Ramos, who attended the camp as a youth, and is now on the board of directors, credits it with helping him on the path to HSU. “I just want to find ways, either through interventions, camp programs or rehabilitation to help preserve young adolescent lives.”

Following the talk will be a question & answer session and a meet & greet with snacks and refreshments provided by the Sociology Department.

 

FEATURED SPEAKER PRESENTATION
Rev. Alvin Herring
5:00 – 6:00pm, Kate Buchanan Room 

Rev. Alvin Herring worked as the Director of Racial Equity and Community Engagement for the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the fifth largest foundation in the world.  While serving in this role, he advanced racial justice by ensuring groups leading racial justice work they had resouces to propel their campaigns and initiatives.  Rev. Herrin is the Executive Director of Faith in Action, formerly PICO National Network.

 

WORKSHOP
HISTORIAS A TRAVES DEL FOLKLORICO
6:30pm – 9:00pm, Library Fishbowl (Room 209)

We will discuss the history of Folklorico focusing on the act of storytelling through traditional dance.  Following the small presentation, the members from Ballet Folklorico de Humboldt will teach a Mexican folklorico dance.

PRESENTERS: Natalia Ruiz, Psychology major/Ethnic Studies minor, and Daniel Gomez, CRGS, Ethnic Studies emphasis major, Dance minor, Ballet Folklorico de Humboldt

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 

WORKSHOP
ISSUES IN ADPI COMMUNITIES
11:00am – 1:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

This workshop discusses issues facing Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander (ADPI) community and students, specifically underrepresented and marginalized population, addressing institutional changes to advance the success and voices of these people.  We seek to educate people on the variety of social justice issues that ADPI students face.  We want to decolonize the mind. 

PRESENTER: Asian Desi Pacific Islander Collective (ADPIC)

 

SEEING WHITE PODCAST CIRCLE
12:00pm – 1:00pm, Library Room 114

This documentary podcast series from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Seeing White is a 14-part mini-series from the show Scene on Radio.  Hosts Jon Biewen and weekly guest host Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika delve into the historical origins of whiteness and racism in the U.S. The series looks at the history as well as the social constructs and emotional grappling that Americans engage in when discussing race. Please come to this session prepared to discuss these episode. 

Part 13: White Affirmative Action (48:00) - Audio, Transcript

Part 14: Transformation (44:11) - Audio, Transcript

PRESENTER:  Tim Miller, Digital Media & Learning Librarian

 

WORKSHOP
HEAL YOURSELF THROUGH POETRY
1:00pm – 3:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102)

This workshop will discuss the ways in which expressing yourself through poetry can be used as a way of healing.  It will also discuss the ways in which poetry can be used as a tool for activism.

PRESENTERS: Maritza Galvan, Maria Sanchez, Latinx Center for Academic Excellence

 

WORKSHOP
ASIAN AMERICAN RESISTANCE IN 2018: BREAKING THE MODEL MINORITY MYTH
3:00pm – 5:00pm, Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 

Asian Americans are often portrayed and often self-identified as the model minority in the United States.  This workshop will work to break our stereotypes and ideas of what we often think of Asian Americans and talk about the various forms of Asian American resistance and activism.

PRESENTERS:  Roger Wang, Matilda Bunchongchitr, ADPIC

 

FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
BLACKKKLANSMAN
5:00 – 8:00pm, Kate Buchanan Room   

In Spike Lee’s new film based on real events, Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer in Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan.  A discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Ramona Bell, Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (CRGS). This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

Presenter: Dr. Ramona Bell

 

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS DANCE

7:00pm – 12:00am, Arcata Veterans Hall, 1425 J Street, Arcata

 Latinx Center for Academic Excellent presents the first annual dance event!  All ages welcome!  $8 in advance, $10 at the door.  Food available for purchase.  Proceeds from food and ticket sales will help fund LCAE’s future events and cultural graduation in May 2019.

For more information, LCAE@humboldt.edu, or call 707.826.4530

 

Room Abbreviations: 
GF – Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall East 102) 
NHE – Nelson Hall East 
SH – Siemens Hall 
KBR – Kate Buchanan Room