Confronting Anti-AAPI Hate in the Pre- and Post-Covid Era ♥ ★ ✚

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Confronting Anti-AAPI Hate in the Pre- and Post-Covid Era with Kevin Nadal Activist and Professor, Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center, City University of New York Bill Maurer Dean, School of Social Sciences, and Professor, Anthropology and Law, UCI Jeanett Castellanos Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies, and Professor, School of Social…

Disrupting Africa: Technology, Law, and Development by Olufunmilayo B. Arewa “Elites, Ornamentation, and Future Visions” ★

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Disrupting Africa: Technology, Law, and Development by Olufunmilayo B. Arewa "Elites, Ornamentation, and Future Visions" with Divine Fuh, HUMA Director Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Temple University Beasley School of Law Bill Maurer, UC Irvine, IMTFI Director Rogers Orock, University of Witwatersrand Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00-10:00 a.m. PST RSVP In the digital era, many African countries…

Combatting Online Extremism: Join us for a free 5-session online training ♥

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Combatting Online Extremism: Join us for a free 5-session online training Join Orange County Human Relations (OCHR) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI) for a five-part, free online training that will offer tools and resources for how to combat online extremism. Using modules developed as part of UC Irvine’s Confronting Digital Extremism initiative, UCI…

Urban Women and China’s Demographic Crisis ♥

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Urban Women and China’s Demographic Crisis with Sarah Mellors Rodriguez,Assistant Professor of History, Missouri State University and Wang Feng, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine Tuesday, Nov. 16 2:00-3:00 PM REGISTER Register: https://uci.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-CA3LooRQR-e2FtHTYPIUQ About the talk: Given recent news that China’s birthrate has hit a historic low, the Chinese Communist Party has redoubled its…

Rob Them: Competing Ontological Traditions in Geographical Contestations ♥

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Rob Them: Competing Ontological Traditions in Geographical Contestations November 16, 2021 5:00p.m. – 6:20p.m. Zoom (pre-registration required) Stephanie Jones, Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine About the talk: Contention for geographic spaces is rooted in how communities create meaningful engagement with the environment. The origins and mechanisms communities use to formulate communal practices builds…

COVID, Racism and Critical Race Theory ♥ ✚

COVID, Racism and Critical Race Theory December 7, 2021 | 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517 Chandra L. Ford, PhD, MPH, MLIS, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice and Health, Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA About…

Healing within Indigenous Communities ♥ ✚

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Healing within Indigenous Communities Join us in acknowledging the intergenerational trauma among Native Americans resulting from the practice of forced boarding school attendance.  Engage in healing in a traditional Sacred Talking Circle. Tuesday, December 14, 2021 10:00am – 12pm Panel of boarding school survivors and descendants of survivors 12:30pm – 1:30pm Opportunity to participate in…

Lunar New Year 2022: Year of the Tiger ♥

Thank you to our Anteater community for submitting photos and videos showcasing how you and your loved ones celebrate Lunar New Year. Click here to see some of the highlights, and don’t forget to download your Year of the Tiger Zoom backgrounds to include in meetings and virtual gatherings. Happy Lunar New Year from all…

Veterans Transitions: Focus on Housing ♥

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The UC Irvine School of Social Sciences Veterans Studies Program and the UCI Veteran Service Center invite you to an interactive discussion on VETERANS TRANSITIONS: FOCUS ON HOUSING Wednesday, May 11 3:00-4:00 PT | Zoom (pre-registration) REGISTER Join School of Social Sciences dean Bill Maurer, Chicano/Latino studies and history associate professor and UCI Veteran Studies…

Confronting White Supremacist Extremism and Online Disinformation: A Conversation with Joan Donovan ♥

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Joan Donovan is the research director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School. Donovan leads the field in examining internet and technology studies, online extremism, media manipulation, and disinformation campaigns. Donovan also leads The Technology and Social Change Project (TaSC) which explores how media manipulation is a…