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George Rich Colloquium: The $16 Taco

The Department of Anthropology invites students, faculty, and staff to the George Rich Colloquium, "The $16 Taco: Contested Geographies of Food, Ethnicity, and Gentrification" a presentation by Dr. Pascale Joassart-Marcelli, Professor of Geography and Director of the Interdisciplinary Food Studies and Urban Studies Programs, and founding Director of the Center for Better Food Futures at San Diego State University.

The lecture is scheduled to be held at the University Union, 3rd floor, Pacific Suite from 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Monday, April. 22.

A reception will follow.

Request accommodations two weeks in advance.

Chaityabhumi Film Screening

Focusing on the history and cultural politics of Dalit Communities in India, the film explores public celebration of Dr. Bahabaseheb Ambedkar, the guiding light of the Dalit movement of India, as a form of resistance and empowerment in contemporary India.

Thursday, April 25th from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at University Union, 2nd floor Cottonwood Suite.

Request accommodations two weeks in advance.

Reproductive Health and Justice

Join us for a panel on Reproductive Health and Justice. A collaboration between the Department of Women's & Gender Studies and the Department of Anthropology at Sacramento State.


  • Vridavani Avila (they/them) - Cultural Studies Ph.D. student, Full spectrum birth worker and abolitionist.
  • Stephanie Esparza - Licensed Midwife, Dos Latidos Birth Services
  • Candelaria Vargas - Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte

Event is free! Please register using the QR code or via link below.

Thank You to all of our Campus sponsors/partners for helping us make this event happen.

College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies | One World Initative | Division of Social Work | Department of History | Community Engagement Center | Department of Public Health | Department of English | Department of Psychology