“Afróntalo introduces you to four communities in Mexico and twenty-one Californians, all in their own words, to explore the depth and breadth of Afrolatine histories, cultures and identities.” The exhibition will run through June 19 at CSUSB’s Anthropology Museum.
The histories, cultures and identities of Afrolatines are the focus of “Afróntalo,” a new exhibition at the Anthropology Museum at Cal State San Bernardino. The museum will host an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The exhibition runs through June 19.
Guy Hepp, associate professor of anthropology, appeared in the series’ episode “Bloodsport,” where he discussed the Maya ballgame played in early Mesoamerica. He was careful to emphasize the diversity of Mesoamerican ballgames played by different groups, as well as their religious and political significance.
The exhibition at the CSUSB Anthropology Museum, aimed at destigmatizing substance use disorder by putting a human face on the disease, closes to the public on Saturday, June 10, with special weekend viewing hours from 8-11:30 a.m. Admission is always free.
The exhibit, housed at the CSUSB’s Anthropology Museum since September, aims to call attention to substance use disorder. The work of the museum, San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health and INTO LIGHT was recognized by the National Association of Counties with an Achievement Award in the Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation Category. A closing reception is set for 10:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, June 7, at the museum.
Teresa Velásquez (anthropology) discussed the violence associated with the extraction economy in Latin America, Jeremy Murray (history) was a panelist at the Wilson China Fellowship Conference, Meredith Conroy (political science) weighed in on who may seek the GOP presidential nomination and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article on some people of color getting involved in far-right extremist movements.
Gregory Gondwe (journalism studies), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), Hareem Khan (ethnic studies, anthropology), Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage and Pablo Gómez was part of a team that published recent research.
Arianna Huhn (anthropology) was interviewed in an article about the Anthropology Museum’s celebration of Afro-Oaxacan culture, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in articles about the latest FBI hate crime report, and Gisela Bichler (criminal justice) was part of a team that published a study on network structures that could aid in law enforcement interdiction of covert networks.
Books by Diana K. Johnson (history and ethnic studies), Teresa Velásquez (anthropology) and Fabián A. Borges (political science) have published books in their areas of expertise, and their work is available in print or as ebooks.