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Political Economy Days – October 25 & 26, 2017

PE Schedule – Fall 2017

Political Economy Lectures October 25 & 26

Wednesday, October 25

8:00 –

9:25 a.m.

Marquesa Cook-Whearty, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Palomar College: #takeaknee: A Visual History of Kneeling as Rhetoric”

 

MD – 157

9:35-

11:00 a.m.

Michael Byron, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Palomar College & Mira Costa College: “The Political Economy of Global Warming: Science, Realism and Denialism”

MD – 157

Anastasia Zavodny, Adjunct Professor of Economics & Business Administration, Palomar College: “Fun & Games with Economics: Everyday Applications of Game Theory”

 

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

11:10 a.m.-

12:35 p.m.

Sanford Lakoff, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, UCSD: “The Language of Politics”

 

MD – 157

Angel Garcia, Political & Election Campaign Strategist: “Local Government: The Different Layers and its Impact on our Daily Lives”

 

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

12:45 –

2:10 p.m.

David Lake, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, UCSD: “International Legitimacy Lost: Rule and Resistance When America Is First”

 

 

 

MD – 157

Ranjeeta Basu, Professor of Economics, CSU San Marcos: “The Economics of Happiness: Does Higher Income Always Lead to Happiness?”

 

 

 

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

Ian Ruskin: Trained as an actor in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Performed on Stage and on TV

 

Performing his one man show:

“From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks”

 

 

 

Brubeck Theatre

2:20-

3:45 p.m.

Jennifer Herrera, Adjunct Professor of History, Miramar College: “Race, Rage, and Unrest in the Media: A Historical Analysis of the 1992 Civil Unrest”

MD – 157

Devon Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology & Marsha Trigas, Adjunct Professor of History, Palomar College:American Association of University Women Start Smart Workshop”

 

MD – 315

 

Thursday, October 26

8:00 –

9:25 a.m.

Pippah Getchell, CSU San Marcos, Former Congressional Staff & Policy Advisor: “The Unraveling of the West: “Russian Kleptocracy & The Trump Administration”

MD – 157

9:35-

11:00 a.m.

Ronald Bee, Managing Director, Hansen Institute on Leadership & International Cooperation, University of San Diego: “Until Death Do US Part: The New Geopolitics of Nuclear Weapons”

 

MD – 157

Susan Miller, Professor of Sociology, Palomar College & Jennifer Myhre, Professor of Sociology, De Anza College: “1500 Stories: Giving Voice to Economic Inequality”

 

 

 

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

11:10 a.m.-

12:35 p.m.

Mike Levin, Environmental and Energy Law Attorney: “Make America Green Again: Moving Towards 100% Clean Energy”

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

James Nee, Palomar College: “Anarchy, Antifa, and the Modern Radical Left.”

 

MD – 303

 

Abbie Cory, Martin Japtok, Barbara Kelber & Clare Rolens, Professors of Humanities, Palomar College: “What is Whiteness? A Panel”

 

MD – 157

12:45 –

2:10 p.m.

Brandan Whearty, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Palomar College & Nicholas Thomas, Adjunct Professor of Communication Studies, Palomar College: “NAZI Punching: A Debate”

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

Fred Glass, Communications Director, California Federation of Teachers & Jim Miller, Professor of Labor Studies, San Diego City College: “What California Labor History Has to Tell Us in the Time of Trump”

 

MD – 157

2:20-

3:45 p.m.

Dirk Mateer, Lecturer in Economics, UCSD: “The Five Foundations of Economics”

 

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

Suzanne Szames & Deborah Walsh, “Holocaust Testimony: One Family’s    Story”

 

 

MD – 157