Day: <span>November 23, 2020</span>

Key Theories – Transnationalizing the Study of the United States

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Key Theories The following are the categorical resources that are relevant to the study of the historical precedent and global consequences of the post-9/11 war on terror. Amar, Paul. Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism. Durham: Duke University […]Read More

Global South Partners – Transnationalizing the Study of the United

Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Global South Partners Muwatin Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Birzeit University – West Bank, Palestine The Muwatin Institute is housed at Birzeit University in the West Bank where they work to explore the definition of democratic systems and human rights in all its inherent complications and paradoxes. […]Read More

Publications – Transnationalizing the Study of the United States

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Publications The War on Terror Paradigm and Intersecting Contemporary Civil Uprisings By Alejandro Prado and Leila Zonouzi, Cluster Fellows In 21st Century Global Dynamics Electronic Journal, Sep 2020 In the past decade, protests have erupted across the world in separate and seemingly isolated […]Read More

Thematic Focus – Transnationalizing the Study of the United States

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Thematic Focus: The Twentieth Anniversary of the “War on Terror” The current focus of this cluster is to understand how the United States has impacted world politics today as a result of the “war on terror” that stems as an ostensible response to […]Read More

Infrastructure Course Syllabi – Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Justice

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Justice Sample Course Syllabi FAMST 262EI and HIST 201C: Energy Justice in Global Perspective Winter 2019 Prof. Janet Walker, Film and Media StudiesProf. Stephan Miescher, HistoryDownload Syllabus PDF GLOBAL 253: Infrastructures and Technologies of Globalization Winter 2020Prof. Charmaine ChuaDownload Syllabus PDF  English 238: Critical Infrastructure […]Read More

Partner Page: Downwinders – Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Justice

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Justice Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium The fence surrounding the Trinity site; a sign on the fence warns of radioactivity in the area. Photo taken by the Future Infrastructures’ graduate fellow Stephen Borunda. The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium (TBDC) is a community based advocacy organization composed […]Read More

Risk Studies Reading List – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Risk Studies Reading List General Theories and Introductions to Risk Studies This list compiles introductory and foundational theoretical works in the field of critical risk studies. While the older works on this list are primarily based in economics and the social sciences, this list also […]Read More

People – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster​ Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Dr. Walid Afifi Walid A. Afifi (PhD, University of Arizona) is an author on over 70 articles, chapters, and books, recently served as Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa (2013-2016), occupied the role of Associate Editor for both the […]Read More

Conference 2020- Environmental Justice/Climate Justice

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Environmental Justice/Climate Justice Conference 2020: Confronting the Climate Crisis with Systemic Alternatives in the Age of Coronavirus The UC Santa Barbara Environmental and Climate Justice Hub invites you to take part in a nearly carbon-neutral online conference of pre-recorded talks that will collectively explore the range of environmental and climate justice initiatives […]Read More