Wednesday, April 23rd

Time Event Title
6:00 pm

Women of Fire Speaker Series

Native American Forum
"Long Term Post-Fire Monitoring" presented by Sara Hanna (HSU).

Part of the Women of Fire Speaker Series presented by the Student Association for Fire Ecology.
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Armenian Genocide Film Screening & Discussion

HSU Campus
This year marks the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by the Ottoman Empire, the first holocaust of the 21st century. The massacre of over 1.5 million Armenians is still not officially recognized by the Turkish or United States governments.

The Armenian Students' Association of Humboldt State University, in conjunction with the INRSEP program, will be showing the documentary The Armenian Genocide by PBS. CRGS faculty member and Genocide Studies scholar, Maral Attallah, will then lead a discussion about the events in 1915 and how they tie into the recent conflicts in Kessab, Syria.

Students, staff, faculty and community members are all encouraged to attend.
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

RAW Food Throwdown Part 2: Tasty Treats

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology
Come back for the second edition of this raw food throw down where we will learn how to make RAWsome deserts! Pies, ice creams, cakes, OH MY! Bring fruit to create a masterpiece, along with your sweet tooth!
7:00 pm

Eric Freed Memorial Lecture Series: Religion and Social Justice

Native American Forum
During the Spring 2014 semester the Religious Studies Department at Humboldt State University is celebrating the life and career of Fr. Eric Freed with a series of three lectures. Each of these lectures is devoted to a topic of importance to Fr. Freed. The third and final of these lectures will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7pm, in the Native American Forum on the HSU campus.

The topic will be “Religion and Social Justice.” Fr. Freed dedicated his energies to projects of social justice in both scholarly and pastoral arenas, a dedication apparent in his book, The Experience of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima in Poem, in which he compiled and translated the poems and experiences of Hiroko Takanashi, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Fr. Freed’s efforts toward social justice were also apparent in his daily lived experience, as he worked with Betty Kwan Chin in her outreach programs, ministered to those in need in his church and neighborhood, and taught his students that Religious Studies can and does prepare us to see and work towards increasing justice in our world.

This lecture will address some basic questions about the relationship between religious life, religious studies, and social justice. It will consider the challenges of working toward justice in the context of injustice, and how our understanding of community helps to shape the way we face these challenges.

Speakers for this event include Naomi Steinberg (HSU Lecturer in Religious Studies and Rabbi at Temple Beth El), Sara Hart (HSU Lecturer in Religious Studies), and Emily Rood (Student in Religious Studies). The speakers will each address the audience with prepared remarks, and will then serve as panelists for open discussion with those in attendance.
Members of the public are cordially invited to attend.

For information, please contact Sara Hart (sjh68@humboldt.edu) or William Herbrechtsmeier (wh1@humboldt.edu).

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 1st-Apr 30th

College of Professional Studies Showcase Month

TBD
Apr 1st-May 18th

The Spider and the Fly: Works by Gail Wight

First Street Gallery
Apr 1st-May 18th

Laughter in Darkness

First Street Gallery
Apr 17th-May 8th

Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast

Goudi'ni Gallery
Apr 21st-Apr 26th

Earth Week

UC Quad
Apr 22nd-Apr 24th

Associated Students Elections

Online at humboldt.edu/associatedstudents

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