Critical Security Studies Lunch with Prof. Omar Dahi

THIS WEDNESDAY, January 29, from 1-3pm, the Orfalea Center will be hosting an impromptu (but very stimulating conversation) with visiting scholar Dr. Omar Dahi. In Girvetz Hall 2320. Lunch and snacks will be provided.    Attached here you’ll find selected very short readings which you might want to skim before you arrive. These will

December 3 | 2019

An Afternoon and Evening with Dr. Ruken Sengul

On December 3, 2019, the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the Center for Middles East Studies will host Dr. Ruken Sengul for a series of events associated with her work with Kurdish feminist history and current political reality. Please join us for an afternoon of thoughtful conversation during

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Climate Crisis, Utopian Practice, and the Elemental City

Richard Widick, Noa Cykman and Somak Mukherjee speak on the work of the Environmental Justice and Climate Justice Studies research cluster Richard Widick Speaks at the EJ/CJ Orfalea Research Cluster Presentation On April 14th, the Orfalea Center hosted its second research cluster gathering, featuring presentations from our  Environmental Justice and

“Potty Politics”, Covid Oral Hisories, and the Downwinders

Lisa Hajjar, Leila Zonouzi and Alejandro Prado present on the works of the Transnationalizing the Study of the United States research cluster On April 21st, the Orfalea Center hosted its third research cluster gathering, featuring presentations from our Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Climate Justice research cluster. As the cluster

Oueer and Trans Zines in Pandemic Times

The Global Genders and Sexualities research cluster discussed the strategic importance of Zines during the pandemic, and led the audience through a Zine making workshop On March 17th, the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies began a series of presentations, featuring our research clusters discussing their work they have