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September 2016

Oil-Gotten Gains: Petrodollars, Abscam, and Arab American Activism, 1973-1981

September 15, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture by Dr. Salim Yaqub, UC-Santa Barbara In the 1970s, soaring oil prices provided huge revenues to oil producing Arab countries, which, together with private Arab companies and individuals, invested billions of dollars in the U.S. economy. The influx of Arab petrodollars drew mixed reactions from Americans. Some feared that wealthy Arabs were “buying up America” and gaining control over the nation’s political, economic, educational, and cultural institutions. Others welcomed Arab investment as a boon to the U.S. economy and to…

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October 2016

Career Info Session for Japanese Speakers

October 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are interested in Japanese-related business in the US or in Japan, come out for the Career information session in the Fedex Global Center on October 14th! They will provide individual career counseling, and walk-ins are welcome! Please bring your resume. If you want more information go to this website.  

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