Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, discussed his latest book, “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017,” during a livestream that was viewed by more than 100 people worldwide.
The John M. Pfau Library will work with Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, to reinvigorate the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” project, which documents the presence and contributions of the African American community in the Inland Empire.
The film and discussion at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, will focus on when African American men, “often guilty of no crime at all, were arrested, compelled to work without pay, repeatedly bought and sold, and coerced to do the bidding of masters … well into the 20th century.”
The presentation, “Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties,” which takes its title from the book by guest speakers Mike Davis and Jon Wiener, will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Meredith Conroy (political science) wrote about presidential executive orders and why revoking a previous administration’s orders may not be enough to undo their effects, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the significance of Iran’s Islamic Revolution in 1979.
As part of our celebration of Black History Month, take a look back when Zachary Powell (criminal justice), Marc Robinson (history) and Rafik Mohamed (dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) were interviewed for the three-part series on the history of policing Black communities.
“Project Rebound: Transforming Lives, Rebuilding Futures,” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was interviewed about using the arts to speak to social justice issues, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the International Court of Justice ruling that it would hear Iran’s case against the U.S. regarding sanctions.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about various topics related to right-wing extremists, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest developments surrounding the multinational nuclear agreement with Iran.