Two CSUN professors will offer Culture Lectures in the summer of 2021. CHEER students will be offered community service hours if you submit report in the comment area of this blog post.
Dr. Cedric Hackett, Africana Studies, CSUN: Juneteenth Celebration: Road to Freedom; 7-8:30 PM, June 19th, 2021 (Saturday)
Introduction: June 19th, 1865, formerly known as Freedom Day, is a watershed moment in African American history. Join us as we discuss the historical legacy of Black existence in the United States, the genesis of Juneteenth, why we celebrate, and the ongoing struggle for recognized liberation.
Please register for the webinar at: https://csun.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_34dS6q-VSf2Sqm5GGZUPkQ
Dr. Phillip Hutchinson, Asian American Studies, CSUN: The Contemporary Importance of Asian American History: Bridging Past and Present; 7-8:30 PM, June 26th, 2021 (Saturday)
Introduction: “The past is never dead. It's not even past.” I would like to share moments in Asian American history that help us understand the roots of the forever foreigner and model minority stereotypes, especially as they continue to affect Asian Americans today. History will remain the primary focus of the talk.
Registration Link: https://csun.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_arzP0Dh3Tt-ROSJQYLtHQQ
More information can be found in our website, https://www.csun.edu/china-institute, and in the attached flyers. This weekend we’ll join nationwide celebration of Juneteenth, and you may find more information about the history of Juneteenth from the following link: https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html.