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Minoves compares world democracies

Minoves compares world democracies
Juli Minoves Triquell, assistant professor of political science, gives a lecture titled “No End of History” May 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Minoves, the former foreign minister of Andorra, expressed his hopes that China will democratize as it becomes more industrialized and his concern about the inequality of wealth in democratic nations. / photo by Daniel Hargis Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Global... 

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Immigration shapes artists’ work
Professor of History Kenneth Marcus speaks on his recent research titled “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960,” Monday in the faculty lecture series. He focused on the effects of migration and how with it came a shift in classical music in Los Angeles. / photo by Amanda Nieto Autumn Simon Staff Writer Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in... 

Sayles co-authors tale of terrorism

Sayles co-authors tale of terrorism
When he is not teaching history at the University of La Verne, history professor Stephen Sayles also enjoys professional baseball. In his office, among the multitude of political and historical texts, is an acrylic sealed baseball. It is signed by Negro American League first baseman Buck O’Neil and was a gift from some of his past students. / photo by Julian Burrell Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Inspired... 

Amini leads international studies

Mariela Patron News Editor Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September. Amini hopes to continue Marcus’ legacy and focus on increasing ISI’s awareness on campus to provide more funding for the organization. “Dr. Marcus has left it in such great shape,” Amini... 

Marcus reviews historical pageants

Professor of History Kenneth Marcus, a musician and author of two books, speaks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room Monday about his documentary on current historical pageants in the United States. Marcus’ lecture included the discussion of the historical Ramona Pageant, a story modeled after the killing of the Cahuilla Indian Juan Diego. The outdoor play has been performed... 

Former ambassador joins faculty

Former ambassador joins faculty
Juli Minoves Triquell, the new assistant professor of political science, earned his doctorate from Yale University and his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Fribourgin Switzerland. Minoves Triquell is originally from the small European country of Andorra, wedged between Spain and France. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Alex Forbess Editorial... 

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music
Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, is part of the band Crown City Trio that performed at President Devorah Lieberman’s inauguration reception. Marcus livens his classes by playing music during class. He believes music helps students memorize assignments more easily. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Artists are often seen penetrating other realms of society through use... 

Gitty Amini inspired by ‘dinner table’ politics

Gitty Amini inspired by ‘dinner table’ politics
On a bright Wednesday afternoon, Gitty Amini takes a moment from her busy day to relax in the sun on the University Mall. Amini, associate professor of political science, has several publications, including a chapter, “Globalization and the State in the Middle East: Iran, Turkey, Israel, and the Palestinians” in Richard Rosecrance and Arthur Stein’s “No More States? Globalization, National... 

Neidleman presses for citizenship

Aisha Gonzalez Staff Writer Jason Neidleman, associate professor of political science, gave a lecture on citizenship to students in the doctoral program Saturday in La Fetra Hall. Neidleman’s lecture, “We Are All Idiots,” drew from his book “General Will is Citizenship: Inquiries into French Political Thought,” published in 2000. Using his research on Jean Jacques Rousseau, a political philosopher... 
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