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Book by Guy Hepp, CSUSB anthropology professor, reviewed in Hispanic American Historical Review
Hispanic American Historical Review
The journal published review of a book by Guy Hepp, CSUSB assistant professor of anthropology, “La Consentida: Settlement, Subsistence, and Social Organization in an Early Formative Mesoamerican Community,” in its August edition.
The reviewer, Joel W. Palka of Arizona State University, wrote, "In the end, this is an excellent book, and it is one of the best I have read recently in Mesoamerican archaeology. It is well written and tightly organized, and it presents extensive data to back the author’s theoretical positions on the establishment of village societies."
Read the review online at “La Consentida: Settlement, Subsistence, and Social Organization in an Early Formative Mesoamerican Community,” or read it in the attached PDF: La%20Consentida_HispanicAmericanHistoricalReview_0.pdf
Terri Nelson, Cal State San Bernardino professor awarded 2020 Brilliancy Prize of the Reacting Consortium
Inland Empire Community News
Aug. 11, 2020
The Reacting Consortium, which spearheads the Reacting to the Past pedagogy, has awarded its 2020 Brilliancy Prize to Terri Nelson, professor of French at California State University, San Bernardino. The Brilliancy Prize is awarded for singular “genius or creative ingenuity” in advancing the Reacting pedagogy. It includes a $1,000 honorarium.
Read the complete article at “Cal State San Bernardino professor awarded 2020 Brilliancy Prize of the Reacting Consortium.”
CSUSB professor offers insight on Proud Boys extremist group
WWMT (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Aug. 12, 2020
Brian Levin, director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed for a segment about the extremist group the Proud Boys holding a rally in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Aug. 15.
The report noted that Aug. 12 marks the third anniversary of the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally where 19 people were injured and one person died when a driver turned his vehicle into the crowds. The Proud Boys were at that rally too.
"They were noteworthy of one of the few far-right surviving outfits that was present in Charlottesville. They've become most well-known for getting in street brawls with anti- fascists," said Levin.
View the video report at “Hate group plans rally in downtown Kalamazoo.”
CSUSB professor writes on the rise of Ethiopia’s ‘Cheetah Generation’
Aug. 11, 2020
Alemayehu G. Mariam, CSUSB professor emeritus, political science, wrote in an opinion column: “For nearly a decade, I have been writing and speaking about the (Abo Shemane) Cheetah (younger) Generation saving Ethiopia.
“I have also exhorted my fellow Hippos (older generation) to get out of the way and to make way for the younger generation to do the heavy lifting in building the New Ethiopia. I first laid out my arguments in this regard in 2010 by focusing on Ethiopian intellectuals and broadened it in 2013.”
Read the complete article “The swift chase of Fenqil (Abo Shemanes) cheetahs and terminal extinction of the TPLF dinosaurs in Ethiopia!”
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