Tragic loss of UCI Ph.D. student José Flores Velázquez

Mourning the loss Ph.D. Student José Flores Velázquez Thu, 08/15/2019 Dear Physical Sciences community, I write with a heavy heart to share that Physics & Astronomy Ph.D. student José Flores Velázquez was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting last night near his family home in Los Angeles. This is a tremendous loss for [...]

Tragic loss of UCI Ph.D. student José Flores Velázquez2019-08-19T16:14:02-07:00

Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America, A Conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.

<< Back to Confronting Extremism Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America, A Conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.     On September 8, 2017, UCI hosted the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker’s Series, the new UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative, and [...]

Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America, A Conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.2019-08-12T10:08:35-07:00

Racial Bias in America

<< Back to Confronting Extremism Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck? ABOUT THE SPEAKER Jeffery Robinson is a deputy legal director and the director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Trone Center for Justice and Equality.  Robinson is a faculty [...]

Racial Bias in America2019-08-09T14:46:44-07:00

The State of Hate

<<Back to Confronting Extremism The State of Hate: A Conversation with Anti-Defamation League’s Oren Segal ABOUT THE SPEAKER Oren Segal is Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, which combats extremism, terrorism and all forms of hate in the real world and online.  Recognized as the [...]

The State of Hate2019-08-09T14:39:26-07:00

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’

The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’ Like the mobs that killed Americans of Mexican descent across the West in the early 20th century, the El Paso shooting suspect believed that Texas was better off as a territory run by, and for, white people. By Héctor Tobar Contributing Opinion Writer Aug. 7, 2019   [...]

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’2019-08-07T11:08:50-07:00

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength - for now August 6, 2019 David Meyer, sociologist, explains in the San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 6, 2019 “There are peaks of mobilization — usually after a mass shooting — but the organizations tend to come and go and are hard to sustain,” said UC Irvine [...]

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now2019-08-06T14:42:29-07:00

LA Times: ‘Queering the Orange’ exhibit about county’s LGBTQ history opens at UCI’s Langson Library

LA Times: ‘Queering the Orange’ exhibit about county’s LGBTQ history opens at UCI’s Langson Library   The curators of the “Queering the Orange” exhibit in the Langson Library at UC Irvine are, from left, Kelsey Brown, John Renaud and Josh Hutchinson. (Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer) By Lilly Nguyen Aug. 1, 2019 10:58 AM A [...]

LA Times: ‘Queering the Orange’ exhibit about county’s LGBTQ history opens at UCI’s Langson Library2019-08-05T14:44:44-07:00

Racists almost always claim not to be racist

Racists almost always claim not to be racist August 3, 2019 Michael Tesler, poli sci, via Patheos, Aug. 3, 2019 Michael Tesler, associate professor of political science at the University of California at Irvine and the author of “Post-Racial or Most-Racial? Race and Politics in the Obama Era,” says that historically racists have always [...]

Racists almost always claim not to be racist2019-08-03T14:43:37-07:00

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #62

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #62 August 1, 2019 Heterodox Academy, Aug. 1, 2019 (Podcast) Cailin O’Connor is a philosopher of science at the University of California-Irvine. We discuss her book The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread co-authored with James Owen Weatherall. Listen in at https://heterodoxacademy.org/podcast-hhh-62-cailin-oconnor/. [...]

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #622019-08-01T14:44:46-07:00
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