Political Economy Days Features Experts on Campus April 12 and 13

 

April 6, 2017

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 12, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Thursday, April 13, 8 a.m. – 3:45 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.

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

 

Schedule of Speakers is listed below an is also at http://www.palomar.edu/ehp/politicalEconDays.htm

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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 Days Schedule

Wednesday, April 12

8:00 –

9:25 a.m.

Pippah Getchell, Former Congressional Staffer & Policy Advisor, “Unraveling the West: NATO and the Trump Administration”

MD – 157

9:35-

11:00 a.m.

Stephan Haggard, Distinguished Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies & Political Science, School of IRPS, UCSD: “Hard Target: Dealing with North Korea”

 

MD – 157

Jeremy Stock, Legal Intern, California Innocence Project, “Wrongful Convictions. Responding to a Broken Criminal Justice System: An Introduction to the California Innocence Project”

 

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

11:10 a.m.-

12:35 p.m.

Dirk Mateer, Professor of Economics & Gerald J. Swanson Chair in Economic Education, University of Arizona: “Everything You Need to Know About Economics in 60 Minutes”

 

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

Ian Ruskin, “To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

 

Brubeck Theatre

Devon Smith, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Palomar College: “American Association of University Women Start Smart Workshop”

MD – 304

12:45 –

2:10 p.m.

Matthew Estes, Associate Professor of History, Palomar College: “Cartoons & Concentration Camps: How Nativism & Popular Culture led to the Japanese-American Internment”

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

Fred Glass, Communications Director, California Federation of Teachers & Jim Miller, Professor of English & Labor Studies, San Diego City College: “Trump’s Election, California Labor History & The New Resistance Movement”

MD – 157

2:20-

3:45 p.m.

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

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

John Baden, PhD candidate in History, Case Western Reserve University: “In our Interest?: Refugee Admissions as Foreign Policy”

MD – 157

 

 

Thursday, April 13

8:00 –

9:25 a.m.

Gary Castaneda, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Palomar College & Mira Costa College: “Fascism: An Intellectual & Historical Review”

MD – 157

9:35-

11:00 a.m.

Nathan Fletcher, Professor of Practice in Political Science, UCSD: “Voting Rights in America: 200 years of Progress and Setbacks”

MD – 157

Donavan Muir, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Palomar College: “Human Nature in the Digital Age”

 

 

SSC – 1 (Governing Board Rm)

11:10 a.m.-

12:35 p.m.

Sean Flynn, Professor of Economics, Scripps College: “The Singapore Solution: How Singapore Delivers the World’s Best Health Care (While Spending 80% Less than We Do)”

MD – 157

Tom Ventimiglia, Professor of Counseling, Palomar College & Joseph Limer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Palomar College”

“The Political Left vs. The Political Right: True Differences, Rationale & Social Media Myths”

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

12:45 –

2:10 p.m.

Carl Luna, Professor of Political Science, Mesa College & Visiting Professor, University of San Diego: “Donald Trump: Last of the Hamiltonians?”

MD – 157

Craig Forney, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Palomar College with an interfaith panel: “An Interfaith Forum on Religion and Discrimination.”

SSC – 1 (Gov. Bd. Rm)

2:20-

3:45 p.m.

William Leslie, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Palomar College: “Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport: The Theory & Practice of Citizen Activism”

MD – 157