Special Events



Title Date Time Location
CHID Graduation Ceremony Jun 7 6:00pm to 9:00pm HUB Lyceum
Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Representation, and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico
Jason De León
May 10 6:00pm to 8:00pm Thomson Hall, Room 101
"Back to the Culture: A Corean American Tale" presented by Che Sehyun at West of Lenin
Che Sehyun
Apr 22 7:00pm West of Lenin
Albatross Film Screening and Discussion
Chris Jordan (Director)
Apr 10 7:00pm to 9:00pm UW Kane Hall, Room 110
Admitted Student Preview Days
Cynthia Anderson & Nat Mengist
Apr 7 2:00pm to 3:00pm CHID Lounge/C101
Free Delicious Vegan Hot Chocolate!
Cody Lestelle (CHID honors, 2013)
Apr 5 4:00pm to 6:30pm PDL C-101
Admitted Student Preview Days
Cynthia Anderson & Nat Mengist
Mar 29 2:00pm to 3:00pm CHID Lounge/C101
Native American Student Day 2018 Workshops Mar 29 10:00am to 12:00pm
Admitted Student Preview Days
Cynthia Anderson & Nat Mengist
Mar 20 2:00pm to 3:00pm CHID Lounge/C101
Panel on Immigrant Rights and the Northwest Detention Center 
La Rond Baker, Maru Mora-Villalpando, & Megan Ybarra
Mar 5 10:30am to 12:00pm HUB 337


Title Date Time Location
CHID Senior, Charlie Shih curates: ACTIVE VOICE: THEY DID #METOO Oct 30 to Nov 3 12:00pm to 5:00pm BETWEEN THE ALLEN AND SUZALLO LIBRARIES
CHID Senior Cohort  Oct 16 12:00pm to 2:00pm
LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN IN FILM Oct 11 4:30pm to 6:30pm Kane Hall 225 (Walker Ames Room)
Junior Cohort Oct 10 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Film Screening: Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light
Professor Maya Smith and Nick Barr Clingan
May 10 3:30pm to 5:30pm Allen Library Auditorium
Coping with Despair and Strategizing for Justice: A Process and Action Workshop
Dr. Anu Taranath
Mar 8 3:30pm to 5:30pm Intellectual House
A Conversation with María Elena García 
María Elena García
Mar 1 3:30pm to 5:00pm Padelford C101
Documentary Film Making in Latin America
Director Maureen Gosling
Feb 16 4:30pm to 6:00pm Thompson Hall 101
Hawar-My Journey to Genocide - Screening & Discussion
Düzen Tekkal, Filmmaker
Jan 30 7:00pm to 9:00pm Kane Hall 120
Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific: Imperialism's Racial Justice and Its Fugitives
Dr. Vince Schleitwiler
Jan 26 3:30pm to 5:00pm 202 Communications Building
Disability Inclusive Study Abroad Workshop
Susan Sygall, Suz Dunn, Jessie Zhang, Hannah Langlie, Jon McGough
Jan 26 12:00pm to 1:30pm Mary Gates Hall, Room 024
Picturing the Proletariat: Artists and Labor in Revolutionary Mexico, 1908-1940.
John Lear
Jan 25 3:30pm to 5:00pm Thompson 317
Shannon Garcia: SPHSC 499 Movie Night Jan 19 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Adrien Lesure - White Center Heights Elementary School Jan 6 10:00am to 4:00pm


Title Date Time Location
Movement for Justice in El Barrio Nov 16 4:00pm Communications 120
CHID's 2016 Graduation Ceremony Jun 9 6:00pm to 9:00pm HUB Lyceum
Food Forests and the Politics of Urban Agroecology
Glenn Herlihy, Beacon Food Forest (Seattle); Bailey Perryman, Garden City 2.0 (Christchurch, NZ); and other Food Activists!
May 17 12:00pm to 1:00pm Communications Bldg; Room 202
Anne Balay - Working Class Queers: Stories of Public Health, Surveillance, and Dignity May 11 4:00pm to 5:30pm Smith 102
Riva Lehrer & Anne Balay speaking at UW
Riva Lehrer & Anne Balay
May 11 to May 14 TBD
Anti-Judaism: Past and Present
Dr. David Nirenberg
May 9 7:00pm Kane Hall - Room 220
Seeing Like an Oil Producer: Abundance, Pollution, and Graphic Display
Dr. David McDermott Hughes, Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
May 9 12:00pm to 1:30pm CMU 202
SAVE THE DATE!John Toews is retiring. Come help CHID celebrate him!  Apr 9 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Decolonizing Extinction: Orangutans and the Work of Care in Sarawak, present-day Malaysia 
Dr. Juno (Rheana) Salazar Parreñas
Mar 31 4:00pm to 5:00pm CMU 120
After the Pacific: Indigenous Histories and Futures Feb 25 3:00pm Wǝɫǝbʔaltxw Intellectual House
John Troutman - Restoring the Modern of Indigenous Musical Practice in Joseph Kekuku’s Hawaiian Steel Guitar Feb 12 3:00pm Allen Auditorium
Streel Guitars In Seattle: (Re)Centering Hawaiian Technology and Indigenous Musical Practice in the Birth of the Modern Music Industry Feb 12 3:00pm to 5:00pm Allen Auditorium
Prophesizing the Global. A Conversation with Fabrice Monteiro
Fabrice Monteiro
Feb 11 4:00pm COM 120
K. Tsianina Lomawaima - American Indians Talk: Why Isn’t the U.S. Listening? Feb 10 7:30pm Kane Hall, Room 120


Title Date Time Location
LACS will host an event with a delegation from Nueva Trinidad (El Salvador)   Nov 13 12:00pm to 2:00pm CHID Lounge
Maíz y el país: Political Violence in Mexico and corn's Lessons for Justice 
Liz Rivera
Nov 3 11:00am to 1:00pm Thomson 317
Climate, Food and Race: Challenges for the Food Movement
Eric Holt-Giménez
Oct 27 7:00pm to 9:00pm Architecture 147
Romani Rights Through Pop and Comic Art
Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez
Oct 23 12:30pm to 1:30pm CHID Lounge
Poiesis in Living and Dying
Robert Desjarlais
Oct 7 3:30pm to 4:50pm Gowen 201
Meet & greet with new CHID Administrator,  Mona Halcomb Oct 7 12:30pm to 2:00pm CHID Lounge
Photography and the Politics of Life 
Robert Desjarlais
Oct 6 12:30pm to 2:20pm MGH 085
The Ethnography of Life and Death: A Conversation with Philippe Bourgois and Robert Desjarlais 
Philippe Bourgois and Robert Desjarlais
Oct 6 10:00am to 12:00pm CMU 202
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES) May 22 6:00pm to 9:00pm Fulgencio Lazo's studio at Casa Latina
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES) May 22 TBA
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES)
Vanessa Agard-Jones
May 21 4:00pm to 6:00pm UW Campus, Communications 202-204
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES)
Laurent Valère
May 20 3:30pm to 5:00pm UW Campus, Communications 120
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES)
J. Carlos Pinto
May 19 3:30pm to 5:00pm UW Campus, Communications 120
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas (VES)
Jorge Miyagui and Mauricio Delgado
May 18 3:00pm to 5:00pm Ethnic Cultural Center - Unity Room
Visual Ecologies and Solidarities: Art Across the Americas May 18 to May 22
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anu Taranath
Dr. Anu Taranath
Apr 15 12:00pm to 1:00pm Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Staff (ECC)
Director's Lunch with Students Feb 27 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Worker Cooperatives: Democracy at Work Feb 26 4:30pm to 7:30pm THO 125
Book Reading: Residue
Dr. Nitasha Kaul
Feb 23 4:00pm University Bookstore (U-District)
'I Love To You': Critical Wikipedia Edit-a-thon  Feb 14 9:30am to 1:30pm UW Research Commons
Exploring the thinking of Geert Hofstede
Jeffrey Foster
Jan 29 3:30pm to 5:00pm


Title Date Time Location
Why We Eat Our Relatives: The Predation Paradox of Other-Than-Human Kinship 
Daniel Heath Justice
Nov 13 4:30pm to 6:30pm Thomson 101
Faculty Talk
Maria Elena Garcia
Nov 12 4:30pm to 6:00pm CHID Lounge
Talk with Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
Nov 12 11:30am to 1:30pm CHID Lounge
Mentor Lunch Nov 7 11:30am to 2:00pm Lounge
Annie Dwyer Oct 30 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Why are the Border Kids Fleeing?   Human Rights and U.S. Policy in Honduras and Central America  
Dana Frank
Oct 23 7:00pm Thomson 101
Invitation To Dance - A documentary Film - Followed by Q&A with the film Director  Oct 20 3:00pm to 5:00pm Odegaard Library 220
The Good Life: Guatemalan Coffee, Cocaine, and Capabilities    
Edward Fischer
Oct 2 4:30pm to 6:00pm Thomson 101
Meeting with some CHIDFolk
Oct 1 11:00am to 1:00pm CHID Lounge
Book Release Party: Tips to Study Abroad: Simple Letters for Complex Engagement 
Anu Taranath
May 12 7:00pm University Temple United Methodist Church Chapel
Che Sehyun, CHID Alum to give TEDx Talk: "Change Yourself to Change the System – because the system lives inside you"
CHID Alum, Che Sehyun to give TEDx Talk
May 3 11:10pm TEDx live stream
CHID student to give TEDx Talk: "Sharing a Vision: Scientists and Animal Rights Activists Working Together" 
Sarah Olson, current CHID student
May 3 3:30pm TEDx live stream
Return to the Beehive Apr 18 7:00pm to 11:00pm Richard Hugo House
Keur-Gui Crew Hip-Hop Performance Apr 11 7:00pm Ethnic Cultural Theater
CHID Study Abroad Photo Contest Mar 28 to Apr 1 Odegaard Library


Title Date Time Location
CHID Alum Ian McFeron and Massy Ferguson take the stage this Friday! Nov 22 7:00pm Columbia City Theater
Study Abroad: Amsterdam - Program Directors Open Information Session
Stacey Moran & Adam Nocek
Nov 20 6:00pm CHID Lounge, Padelford C101
CHID Graduation 2013 Jun 14 6:30pm to 10:30pm Gould Hall Atrium
CHID Potluck! May 24 6:00pm to 9:00pm Sophia's Home
encuentro de fandangueros del Pacific Northwest  May 11 6:00pm Casa Latina