Monthly Archives: April 2011

Diabetes & the Lack of Ethnic Studies?

This blog entry is going to be a little different…It’s not going to follow the typical conventions of proper academic writing nor is it going to conform to conventional styles and rules often imposed by others within the education sphere. … Continue reading

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Letter from Chair of Ethnic Studies at UC San Diego

Lets get on it Santa Cruz: Letter from Chair of Ethnic Studies at UC San Diego This letter began circulating this past weekend. Dear Chancellor Fox: As a Full Professor who has spent her whole 20-year career at UCSD, as … Continue reading

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Film screening review: Irum Shiekh’s On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999 and Hunger Strike, directed by Jon Silver

Roots of the Struggle Ethnic Studies Film Series continued last Wednesday with the screening of Irum Shiekh’s On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999 and Hunger Strike, directed by Jon Silver.              Hunger Strike, an 18-minute long film produced by the … Continue reading

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This past Tuesday (19 April 2011), Inner Light Ministries (located on 5630 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA) held a forum entitled “Education as Liberation? Exploring the Relationships Between Incarceration and Higher Education,” in which several panelists–including keynote speaker Angela Davis–spoke … Continue reading

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Digging our Autonomous Graves by Amu

This world is all about giving and receiving. It need not matter whether we give first and take later. Or take first, and give later. Sooner or later, the balance must be met. All life forms, all biochemical and physiological … Continue reading

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Roots of the Stuggle: Ethnic Studies Spring Film Series Part II

This weeks film will be Irum Shiekh’s On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999 The film will begin at 7:00pm at Social Sciences 1, Room 110, Everyone is welcome! “Through interviews with past and recent student leaders and faculty juxtaposed with footage … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Sentinel covers UCSC struggle for Ethinic & Critical Studies

This week Santa Cruz Sentinel, a local paper, covered the struggle for ethnic studies on this campus. Including an overview of its history on the UCSC campus, politics regarding ethnic studies and some key factors in the process of creating … Continue reading

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