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2013-2014 CHAP Theme - Education: Boundaries, Borders, & Bridges

the word 'school' with a lock on itThis year, Porterville College will explore a wide variety of topics relating to our theme, "Education: Boundaries, Borders and Bridges". Beginning in September 2013 and continuing through May 2014, CHAP will sponsor numerous events relating to this theme. Stay tuned as the year progresses and be sure to come back to this site to see our updated list of events as we continue to add to them.

2013-2014 Schedule of Events:

Note: All events are free and open to the public and will take place in the PC Theatre, unless otherwise indicated.

September 2013

  • Tuesday, September 17, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    When the Government Takes Your Stuff: Constitutional Protections of the 5th Amendment's Takings Clause - Presented by Allan M. Bailey, Esq.
  • Friday, September 20, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    'Viva Cristo Rey!' Mexico's Cristero War, 1926-1929 - Presented by Professor Jay Hargis

October 2013

  • Wednesday, October 16, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Our Islamic Heritage: Art, Context, and Culture - Part 1 - Presented by Jay Hargis, Professor of History
  • Friday, October 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Our Islamic Heritage: Art, Context, and Culture - Part 2 - Presented by Jim Entz, Professor of Art

November 2013

  • Wednesday, November 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Panel of Local Veterans
  • Friday, November 8, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Panel of Local Veterans
  • Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
    Film Presentation of "First Generation" in the Forum (Room SM-102)

February 2014

  • Friday, February 7, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Moving On: What to Expect When You Transfer to a Four Year University - Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Yoshimi,
    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, UC Merced
  • Wednesday, February 12, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    A Celebration of Black History Month:  Buffalo Soldiers in Sequoia National Park – Presented by Dave Humphrey, Cultural Resources Program Manager, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks

March 2014

  • Wednesday, March 5, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Troublesome Women: Social Activism in America - Presented by Rebecca Baird, History Instructor

April 2014

  • Friday, April 4: 1st Show 5:00 - 6:30 PM / 2nd Show 7:30 - 9:00 PM
    '70s and Beyond Concert II
  • Friday, April 11, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Fast Forward Families: An Anthropology for the 21st Century - Presented by Dr. Jan English-Lueck, Associate Dean, Social Science, College of Social Sciences at San Jose State University
  • Thursday, April 24, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Earthday Topic TBA  - Presented by Dr. Sarah Ramirez
  • Wednesday, April 30, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    Multicultural Food Fair