October 3, 2016

ConverActions: Maria Hinojosa

Discussion led by Scripps faculty and trained student moderator. Faculty: Gabriela Bacsan, assistant professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures Staff: Jackie Legazcue, digital marketing specialist Student: Sophomore Gaby Ochoa ‘19

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September 14, 2016

ConverActions: About Jeff Chang’s Talk

For Jeff Chang, the need to address racial violence in America is an urgent necessity. In We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation, Jeff delivers a poignant plea, an invocation for hope, and a thoughtful reflection on how activists and social media have emerged as the greatest catalysts for protest and, ultimately, change. […]

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August 29, 2016

ConverActions: Melissa Harris-Perry

(Conversations to Action) Small group discussion led by Scripps faculty, staff, and trained student moderator. Vanessa Tyson, faculty discussion leader, Yuka Ogino, SCORE, and Shanisha Coram, RA.

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April 18, 2016

Workshop on Anti-Oppression with Toni Myers, M.A. ’12

This workshop is a low-key dialogue space and work session for students of all knowledge levels. It is designed to engage multiple learners, including those just beginning the process of critical thinking and learning with respect to social justice. This collaboration with SCORE staff is designed to provide Scripps students with the tools necessary to […]

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April 5, 2016

7C Faculty Diversity Awards Ceremony

Dr. Vijay Pendakur Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton The Will to Dream: Cultivating the Radical Imagination From coast to coast, American higher education finds itself in a moment of deep contestation. Campus climate issues that have long troubled our communities and marginalized certain group members have been brought to […]

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January 26, 2016

Face to Face: Radical Futures for Black and Indigenous Solidarity

This workshop and presentation will cover recent developments in Black internationalist organizing at the grassroots level in the Americas. Using primary sources*, and uplifting the voices of youth, women, and queer, trans, and gender non-conforming folks, the workshop will familiarize students with the international viewpoints at the heart of local efforts to strengthen Black and […]

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January 25, 2016

“Race/Riot/Rebellion: Or, How America Came to Regard Black Equality as a Violation of White Rights”

News reporting and social media lately have been saturated with images of police violence against unarmed African American men and women – often followed by large-scale street protests popularly characterized as “riots” or mobs. Visually and narratively, police shootings tend to be represented as isolated, individualized, and tragic. In official briefings and courtrooms they are […]

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