2012-2013 CHAP Theme: Workers on the Move
year, Porterville College will explore how migration has impacted
workers and vice-versa through the years and across locales. Beginning
in September 2012 and continuing through May 2013, 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.
2012-2013 Schedule of Events:
Note: All events are free and open to the public
and will take place in the PC Theatre, unless otherwise indicated.
- Monday, September 17, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The 4th Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule: Continue to
Adopt, Alter, or Abolish? - Presented by Robert Christenson
- Wednesday, September 19, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"¡Ningun Trabajamos!” Mexican
Workers in the San Joaquin Valley Cotton Strike of 1933 - Presented by
Professor Jay Hargis
- Wednesday, October 17, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Sinking of the Titanic: 100 Years Later - Presented by
Professor Terry Crewse
- Friday, October 19, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dust Bowl Recollections: My Journey to California in the
1930s - Presented by Dr. Herb Bonds and Jeff Edwards
Veterans Panel - Canceled due to unforeseen
- Friday, February 22, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The People of Clouds - Presented by Photographer Matt
Black with special guests
- Wednesday, February 27, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Black History: Pushing America to Honor Its Creed -
Presented by Maurice Ecung
- Friday, March 8, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Obscene in the Extreme - Presented by Author Rick Wartzman
- Monday, April 1, 6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
"Camp to Campus" - Film screening and follow
up discussion (more information)
- Wednesday, April 3, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"Double Luck" - Presented by author, Lu Chi Fa (Gordon
- Wednesday, April 10, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
THE BRACERO PROGRAM: Catalyst for Change - Presented by
Professor Jay Hargis
- Friday, April 12, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Bracero Program - Presented by Professor Jay Hargis
- Friday, April 19, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
X-Marks the Spot -- Or Does It: The Archaeology of Piracy
- Presented by Dr. Russell K. Skowronek
- Wednesday, April 24, 11:30 a.m. until food is gone
Multicultural Food Fest
- Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Land of Milk and Money - Presented by Anthony Barcellos, Professor of
Mathematics at American River College and Author of "Land of Milk and Money"