Political Economy Days Features Expert Speakers April 13-14

 

April 4, 2016

Who:
Individual expert speakers on topics related to economics, history, political science, anthropology, multicultural studies, philosophy, law and more.

What:
Political Economy Days – a series of talks on a variety of political, economic and historical topics.

When:
Wednesday, April 13, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 14, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where:
Palomar College
1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos 92069
(specific rooms listed in the attached schedule)

Why:
This lecture series is designed to expose students and community members to ideas and applications of political, economic, and historical thought, presented by a diverse group of experts. The schedule of speakers is listed below.

Who is invited:
Everyone – Palomar College students, faculty and staff, and community members. Attendance
is limited to the capacity of each room. Palomar College students will be given first priority.

Cost:
Free.

Parking:
Members of the community may obtain a temporary parking pass at the Palomar College Police Department building to the left of the front (Mission Road) entrance to the college.

Contact:

Teresa Laughlin, Chair of Economics, History & Political Science and Faculty, Economics
760-744-1150, ext.2851; tlaughlin@palomar.edu

Peter Bowman, Political Science
760-744-1150, ext. 2416; pbowman@palomar.edu

Travis Ritt, History
760-744-1150, ext. 2753; tritt@palomar.edu

Sheila Atkins, Academic Department Assistant, Economics, History and Political Science
760-744-1150, ext. 2412; pbowman@palomar.edu

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Media Contacts:

Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365, mfinn@palomar.edu
Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152, lgropen@palomar.edu
Teresa Laughlin, Chair, Economics, History & Political Science and Faculty, Economics,
760-744-1150, ext.2851; tlaughlin@palomar.edu
Peter Bowman, Faculty, Political Science, 760-744-1150, ext. 2416, pbowman@palomar.edu
Travis Ritt, Faculty, History, 760-744-1150, ext 2753, tritt@palomar.edu

 

 

Political Economy Lecture Schedule April 13th & 14th

Wednesday, April 13th

8:00 –
9:20 a.m.
Travis Ritt, Associate Professor of World History, Palomar College: Misconceptions about Islam

MD 157

 
9:30-
10:50 a.m.
Seth Hill, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UCSD: Primary Elections and Political Polarization.

MD 157

Martin Japtok, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Palomar College: Colorblind Racism–When Nobody’s a Racist but we have all the Effects Of Racism

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

11:00 a.m.-
12:20 p.m.
Dick Eiden, Civil Rights Attorney:

Why ‘Black Lives Matter’ Matters

MD 157

Dale Squires, Professor of Economics, Scripps Institute: Fisheries and the Impact on the Economy

MD 305

12:30 –
1:50 p.m.
Amber Colbert, Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Palomar College: Fixing the System: A Look at our Criminal Justice System

MD – 157

Tiffany Sargeant, Adjunct Professor of Economics & Group Advisory Fellow, San Francisco Federal Reserve: Can you Head the Fed? The purpose and functions of the Federal Reserve and a closer look at the Dual Mandate

MD 315

2:00-
3:20 p.m.
Marisol Clark-Ibanez, Associate Professor of Sociology, CSU San Marcos: The Educational Journeys of Undocumented Latino Students: Promising Practices and Challenges

MD 157

Ian Ruskin: Actor trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London

One Man Show:

To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Payne

Brubeck Theatre

 

Thursday, April 14th

8:00 –
9:20 a.m.
Marquesa Cook-Whearty, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Palomar College: Death Act: Visual Communication as a Catalyst to Social Activism

MD 157

9:30-
10:50 a.m.
Susan Miller, Associate Professor of Sociology & Devon Smith, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Palomar College: Feminism and the Role of Women in Politics

MD 157

Michael Byron, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Palomar College, Mesa College & Mira Costa College: Accelerating Global Warming: A Near-Term Existential Threat, Requiring A Corresponding Political Response.

 

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

11:00 a.m.-
12:20 p.m.
Gary Castaneda, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Palomar College & San Diego City College: Theoretical Origins of World War I and Applications for Contemporary International Politics

MD 157

Kenneth McMullen, Adjunct Professor of History, Palomar College: The Role of the Navy in the Vietnam War

 

 

 

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

12:30 –
1:50 p.m.
Gerald Doppelt, Professor of Philosophy, UCSD: What is Social Justice?

MD 157

 Harold Berry, Adjunct Professor of History, Palomar College: Waiting for MacArthur

SSC -1 (Governing Board Rm)

2:00-
3:20 p.m.
Faculty-Student Panel: Being LGBTQ in the Classroom.

MD 157