November 2016

Soc 480 with Professor Meredith Williams
Teaching & Learning Monthly Luncheon, Thursday, December 1, 12:00-1:00pmEnd of the Semester Strategies: Reconnect, Review, Reflect
Greetings Faculty!
Please join us for lunch in the Library's Fishbowl (second floor, L209). This is a supportive space for faculty to discuss, share, and apply learning and teaching ideas, concepts, and practices in support of student success. In this session, we will provide examples of how to end your semester with reconnection, review, and reflection of learning. Join your colleagues and learn about the following:

Reconnnecting with "Five Memorable Finales in Five Minutes" with Deidre Pike

Reviewing with a "hands-on" spatial thinking game with Amy Rock

Reflecting on learning goals with Christine Dobrowolski
Please RSVP for the lunch by November 29, 2016: Registration
The HSU QOLT* Team
(*HSU Quality Learning and Teaching Best Practices Guide)
For more information, see the Center for Teaching & Learning website.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 to Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ian Haney Lopez
Ian F. Haney Lopez spoke at Humboldt State University on November 3, 2016, as part of the 2016 annual Campus Dialogue on Race. Are coded racial statements--so-called "dog whistle" statements--imperiling the middle class and efforts to realize social justice? The keynote address tackles this question and more. Rejecting any simple story of malevolent and obvious racism, Professor Ian Haney Lopez explored the fundamental connection between the two central themes that dominate American politics today: the Republican Party's increasing reliance on white voters, and the destabilization and decline of the middle class. Putting the use of race in the 2016 presidential campaign into a larger historical context, Haney Lopez asked where we go from here.
Watch it now:  Anger and Politics: Exploring the Connections between Race, Democracy, and Economic Inequality
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 to Monday, January 23, 2017

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