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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... an end; but the critical, timely, important conversations we ve cultivated have just begun. The new Boom California will be a free online publication with articles that promise to continue to reframe our vision, adjust our views, and change conversations conversations that matter not only to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement (Yale), which was named Best History Book by the International Latino Book Awards. Her scholarship engages the public through advocacy for underrepresented groups in higher education and immigrants and farmworkers in the United States. L Y N E L L...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... alongside a community kitchen to feed those who were in the greatest need. Over the protests of sugar plan- tation owners and cattle ranchers worried that thirsty squat- ters would squander water needed for agribusiness, the Secretary of Public Works provided water pipes. The pipes were installed, and a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... disciplinary objects of study, urban humanist scholars have something at stake. Their epistemologies matter, because the products of their scholarship engender a speculative project concerning possible urban communities and, there- fore, hold public significance. We need creative practices to address the range...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that urban humanities go beyond conventional comparative urban studies and con- tribute to our understanding of the urban. The first con- cerns fused practices of scholarship by which we explore the human dimension of transnationalism. This fusing of differ- ent data sources and methodologies from...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... physical and institu- tional spaces. But it is not only digital tools that have enabled this softening; it is also an ethic based on diversity and difference that reimagines the public university as sites of engagement that are multidirectional and nonhierarchical in the past, present, and future. Against...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... my heart Fragoza s installation was part of a SEMAP multisite public art project, Activate Vacant, in South El Monte.29 The ay 24 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM corazon audience is all the commuters that leave their homes and families every morning and return to them every evening Fragoza wrote. Ay...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., the world s most gifted, insightful, con- sistently relevant, and provocative writers, independent scholars, and public intellec- tuals. Many of her books have taken a hard look at San Francisco and at the same BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 4, Number 2, pps 7 19, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 62–69.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-willed belief that she would one day defy her roots and become a college- educated professional, she was accepted to University of California, Berkeley, and awarded a private scholarship ear- marked for immigrant students. Her parents discouraged her from attending, objecting that Berkeley was too far...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... our economic rivals in terms of the percentage of international students we have enrolled in our higher education institutions. At the same time, California s public higher education system has suffered dra- matic long-term cuts in public funding, creating unprecedented financial challenges and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
...- gia. It whispers a new desire: Follow your own dream. For many of us, it works. Think about it this way: What would have happened if Tamerlan had made it to the Olympic team? Or if Dzhokhar hadn t had such heavy debt and seven failing grades but had been thriving in school on a wrestling scholarship...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... They permit the most thorough and careful exploration. (In the silent room, I prey upon that which is most private. Behind the closed door, I am least reticent about giving those memories expression.) The writer is freed from the obligation of finding an auditor in public. (As I use words that someone...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 79–84.
Published: 01 December 2013
... advances in knowledge and new critical perspectives are communicated swiftly and directly to an engaged and curious public, a world in which experts cultivate an informed citizenry along with new science and scholarship, and our cyber-infrastructure supports an open, accessible, mutually comprehensible and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 68–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Aqueducts. Whereas William Mulholland convinced Angelenos in 1905 to pay for the aqueduct for the benefit of future residents, modern California voters are more likely to insist infrastructure is paid for with a mix of public and private investment, or solely by its end users. Hiltzik argues California’s...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Laurie Glover An interview with jessikah maria ross about the restore/restory project. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 public history public humanities community history public scholarship engaged scholarship P R O D U C I N G C U L T U R E laurie glover An...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 72–81.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., and the CIA. Gangsterism is the order of the day Nashira Priester The poetry reading is a public tuning1 Charles Bernstein breathing poems / so rhythmic / you can t help / but dance. and once / you start dancing / to words / you might never / stop Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn2 Our Golden State...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., teacher, and mentor for decades. Wilson s fusion of African American, Mexican, and other Latin musical traditions links us to the history of our racially rich, ethnically diverse state, and his life story could inspire one possible future of fully funded public arts education, which could someday serve as...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
... domination and regulation in Los Angeles, most especially regarding the experiences of youth of color, the 818 Session promotes a culture of dance and play that collectively reshapes their environment and challenges much of what constitutes public space in Los Angeles. Here, in an empty Ralphs grocery store...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... archives – a series of original artist books - blend Pre-Columbian and Western record-keeping practices with running historical references to make real the ongoing mythologizing of the group, and to offer alternative readings of California history and public space. © 2013 by the Regents of the University...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
... works. From a policy perspective, however, the salient characteristic of the K-2 Teaching Artist Project partnership was the active involvement of both school and university personnel. The University of California has a tradition of public scholarship; but, in recent years, the definition of research...