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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.

Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award

Jul 10, 2015


Cal Poly comparative ethnic studies student Mario Espinoza of Modesto, Calif., was awarded the 2015 California State University (CSU) Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Hip Hop Symposium 2015

Feb 27, 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.

For more information, contact mcc@calpoly.edu

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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.

Cal Poly Debuts ‘Filipino Love Stories’ Online and Traveling Exhibit

Oct 2, 2014


Cal Poly and the nonprofit agency Cal Humanities collaborated to present the online and traveling exhibit “Filipino Love Stories” — an exploration of how early Filipino migrants (1920 to 1970) to California’s Central Coast experienced marriage, love and family.

Ethnic Studies Celebrates 20 Years on Campus

Jul 14, 2014


Within the College of Liberal Arts’ academic community is the Ethnic Studies Department, a small division of dedicated professors and students with a heightened awareness of social and cultural issues and a hunger for positive change. The department is cultivating an increased public presence, yet remains one of the college’s hidden treasures.

Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

May 5, 2014


Cal Poly ethnic studies Professor Victor Valle has been selected to receive a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.

The Fulbright Scholar Program gives faculty and professionals the opportunity to lecture, teach and conduct research in a foreign country, with the aim of building relationships across continents.

Author to Discuss ‘The Real American War in Vietnam’ April 22 at Cal Poly

Apr 10, 2014


Award-winning journalist, historian and author Nick Turse will present “The Real American War in Vietnam” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Room 123 in the Bioresource & Agriculture Engineering Building (No. 8) at Cal Poly.

Center for Expressive Technologies: Paving the Way for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Jan 15, 2014


At the center of Cal Poly’s polytechnic identity is the desire to infuse every department with the tools needed to stay true to the university’s Learn by Doing philosophy. In an increasingly technology-oriented world, the manner in which students learn and apply new skills is through the very use of technology.

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