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Velasquez & Inchausti Podcast

May 31, 2016

Chicana Superwoman

If you were not among the ~90 people who attended May's conversation event with Gloria Velasquez of MLL and Robert Inchausti of English, you may now tap into the podcast here:

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Decolonize Your Diet

May 3, 2016

Luz Calvo, Ph.D., Professor of Ethnic Studies, CSU East Bay.

"Decolonize Your Diet"

Monday, May 2 4 p.m.

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Ethnic Studies Presents Luz Calvo, May 2, 4 p.m.

Apr 19, 2016

The Ethnic Studies Department is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of
Luz Calvo, Ph.D., Professor of Ethnic Studies, CSU East Bay.

Cal Poly to Host April 7 Talk on Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education

Mar 11, 2016

Visiting Cal Poly Professor Gilda L. Ochoa will give a free public presentation titled “Unpacking Diversity and Excellence: Lessons for Institutions of Higher Education” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion on campus.

Ethnic Studies presents Dr. Victor Rios, Tues. Feb. 16

Jan 29, 2016

Ethnic Studies is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of Dr. Victor Rios, author and award winning professor of Sociology at UCSB.

ES 470 Chicanas/os-Latinas/os & Education Open for Winter enrollment

Dec 30, 2015

 Chicanas/os-Latinas/os & Education

The following course is now open for enrollment for winter 2016! 

ES 470: Chicanas/os-Latinas/os & Education 

(#8185, seminar, 4 units). Wed., 6:10-10:00 PM, Instructor: Ochoa.

Hip Hop Symposium 2015

Feb 27, 2015

Hip Hop Symposium 2015

Wednesday, March 4th 2015,12-2 pm

Chumash Auditorium

Join Dr. Jenell Navarro and ES 310: Hip Hop, Poetics, & Politics to highlight hip hop culture and its historical roots to communities of color and its impact on society.

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Cal Poly to Host Sustainable Grassland Ranching Presentation Feb. 3

Jan 30, 2015

The Ethnic Studies Department at Cal Poly will host James J. Garrett for a presentation titled “Future Vision: A Sustainable and Healthy Food Production System,” from 6:10 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Science North Building (No. 53), Room 215 on campus.

Sewing the Seeds of Equality in Apartheid South Africa

Dec 17, 2014

In 1975, a group of 500 students traveled from the United States to South Africa during its years of government-enforced racial segregation. Among this group were 12 black students who witnessed that apartheid first-hand — Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Professor Denise Sheridan was one of them.


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