San Diego Independent Scholars

February SDIS NEWS

Where is Our Civic Imagination?

Border Regions as Laboratories to Re-think Citizenship

On February 20, UCSD Profs. Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman will tell us why there is an urgent need for construction of new conceptions of citizenship, beyond the arbitrary jurisdictional boundaries that too rigidly define cityhood, and beyond the identitarian politics of the nation-state. Can a cross-border citizen exist, whose idea of citizenship is organized around the shared values, common interest and sense of mutual responsibility between two divided cities?
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Topics of Interest

SDIS Gatherings

Supper with Scholars
Next meeting is February 11.

Just Lunch
Next meeting is February 5.

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