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Speakers to Examine 'Global Movements for Social Justice'

The second Arts & Lectures event of the semester features four diverse speakers examining the parallels between local, regional and global voices and movements for social justice. 

The event, “Global Movements for Social Justice,” is at noon on Oct. 14 on Zoom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students; community members, faculty and staff can make a donation if they wish.

The speakers include:

  • Communication professor Antonio De La Garza, who will discuss his unique perspective on the intersection of migration and gender in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
  • Henry Edward Frank, who will emphasize American Indian perspectives from Northern California.
  • Political science professor Meshack Simati, who will discuss electoral rules, elections, election violence and judicial independence in sub-Saharan Africa. 
  • Darren Byler, an assistant professor in the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, who will share his expertise on the struggles of the Uyghur people in Western China. 

CSUSM’s Arts & Lectures series offers a diverse lineup of artistic, cultural and scholarly events every semester based on input and proposals from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all events in the fall series are occurring virtually. Attendees can reserve tickets online via the Arts & Lectures website.


What: Arts & Lectures event “Global Movements for Social Justice”

Who: Antonio De La Garza, Henry Edward Frank, Meshack Simati and Darren Byler

When: Noon, Thursday, Oct. 14

Where: Zoom (link available by registering online)

Cost: Free for CSUSM students; optional donation for faculty, staff and community

Tickets: Register online

More information: Arts & Lectures website

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