Panel: Why is Ethnic Studies Outlawed in Arizona?
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Time: 12:30 PM
- 02:00 AM
Location: Jack Adams Hall, Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, SFSU Campus
Sponsor: College of Ethnic Studies and more (see below)
Contact: Brigitte Davila
Phone: (415) 338-1693
Faculty from Tucson's dynamic Ethnic Studies Program will speak on HB 2281, a bill that made the study or teaching of Ethnic Studies illegal under Arizona State Law.
The panel will describe the prohibited curriculum and discuss the constitutional free speech and equal protection challenges to Arizona's law.
This event is of particular interest to any faculty concerned about issues of academic freedom.
Partial list of sponsors: CFA Latina/o Caucus, SFSU Associated Students Performing Arts, BSS Students of Color, College of Ethnic Studies, Raza Faculty & Staff Association, CFA-SFSU Chapter, SFSU Associated Students, Students of Race & Resistance Studies. Students for Quality Education, CTA Hispanic Caucus, NEA. (Partial list)
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