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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
12:00 – 1:00, FO2-101A

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New Interpretative Narratives of Georgian History and Georgian Nationalism

A talk by our CARTI* visiting scholar Nikoloz Silagadze of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

A light Georgian meal will be served

 

*Central Asia and Caucasus Research and Training Initiative

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Friday, April 11, 2014
3:30, FO2-101A

Factulty Research Seminar:  K-16 History Teaching and the Coming of the Common Core Standards

A panel discussion featuring:

Marika Manos Social Science Curriculum Coordinator (LBUSD) and EDSS 450S instructor
Linda Mehlbrech Former Social Science Curriculum Coordinator (LBUSD) and EDSS 473S instructor
Adam Wemmer Pacifica HS and History 401 instructor

Monday, April 14, 2014
MM-200, 5:00-7:00

Film & Discussion:  The Square

Come watch The Square, the hotly debated and Oscar nominated documentary on the Egyptian Revolution introduced and discussed by Ziad Abu-Rish

Monday, April 28, 2014
HSCI 105, 3:30-5:00

Occupied by Instagram: Israeli Military Rule in the Social Media Age

A talk by Dr. Rebecca Stein Nicholas, J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology Author of Itineraries in Conflict:
Israelis, Palestinians, and the Political Lives of Tourism (Duke, 2008) and the coeditor of Palestine, Israel, and the Politics of Popular Culture
(Duke, 2005) with Ted Swedenburg and The Struggle for Sovereignty: Palestine and Israel, 1993-­‐2005 with Joel Beinin (Stanford, 2006).

Dr. Stein will consider the interplay between new media technologies and Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories (1967-­‐present), with a focus on the ways that the Israeli military and militarized Israeli publics are employing social media to support and sustain
Israel military rule. She asks, “how is Israeli militarism, in state and civilian hands, being transformed in the age of digital media?”

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Pointe, CSULB, Reception/Dinner 6:00, Lecture 7:00

THE YADUNANDAN CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIES PRESENTS A SOLANKI LECTURE BY:  AMANDA FONTANELLA-KHAN

Amana Fontanella-Khan is a contributor to Slate, the Daily Beast, the New York Times, Foreign Policy and the Christian Science Monitor, and was formerly a contributing editor at Vogue India. Before starting her journalism career she worked in Bollywood as an Assistant Director and on a documentary on Indian contemporary art. She has lived in Austria, France, Spain, England and India and is now based in Belgium. Her book Pink Sari Revolution (W.W Norton) was a BBC Radio 4 Book of The Week and chosen by The San Francisco Chronicle as one of the Top 10 Books of 2013.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014
Karl Anatol Center

History Year-End Celebration 2014

Tickets will be available in April.  Free for students, $4 for guests.