4/18/14 @6:00 pm in CSUF Hum 123. This event is part of the Left Bank's "World Workshops" series on Friday evenings. Today's theme: LOCKED UP. Hosted by Dr. Hélène Domon. This workshop is organized by the Left Bank and the CSUF Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.
In this workshop we'll look at prisons and asylums. Who gets locked up, and who doesn't? We'll examine various countries and periods of history.
(If you want to be a speaker, please see instructions below.)
• Dr. Hélène Domon, professor of French Studies at CSUF: "Who gets locked up, who doesn't? An introduction."
• Jean Raun and Tiffany Lin, Advocates for Cost Effective Justice in Orange County, "Punishment vs. Rehabilitation ."
• Dori Barnett, Ed.D., school psychologist in OC Juvenile Hall: "Juveniles in Detention: the Discipline Gap and the School to Prison Pipeline."
• Film Excerpt: Augustine (France).
• Film Excerpt: A Page of Madness (Japan, 1926).
• Screening of short documentaries on asylums and the Prison Industrial Complex, and interviews of Michelle Alexander, Mike Elk, Angela Davis, Michel Foucault, a song by Michael Jackson, and more...
• (your name!)
After the workshop, we will have dinner in Fullerton. Details later.
• Give a talk! Anyone at the Left Bank is welcome to submit a proposal for a 10-minute presentation on this topic. You do not need to be an expert, a teacher or a published writer - just an informed citizen of the Earth who would like to provide insights.
Rules of the game:
1) Email a title and short summary to Helene at [masked] at least a few days before the workshop date;
2) Focus your topic on one theme you would like to emphasize;
3) Your presentation is 10 minutes max, followed by an informal group discussion;
4) A PowerPoint is welcome, but not mandatory. Lectures, round tables, videos, poetry, slam, spoken word, songs, art, performance and other forms of expression are all welcome.
Cheers, come on, don't hesitate! Share your knowledge and hopes! Be part of the people's university where we learn and grow from each other and build tomorrow's world!
Cost: The workshop is FREE.
Directions and Parking: From FWY 57, take Nutwood Exit to the west. Make a right on Folino Dr. and an immediate left into Parking lot F. Drive around the curve and park close to Humanities building, which is the tallest building near the parking lot, with a beehive-like wall pattern. Parking is free on Fridays after 5:00pm.