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Events Archive

2015 College of Liberal Arts Retreat Agenda

[ March 6, 2015; 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]

On the Edge: Religions and Cultures in Conflict

[ February 26, 2015; 12:35 pm to 1:30 pm. ] The Department of Religious Studies, in collaboration with Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Africana Studies, the Program in Middle Eastern Studies, the Religious Studies Student Society, and with the support of a CLA Scholarly Intersections Grant, presents “On the Edge: Religions and Cultures in Conflict” with Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Juergensmeyer, UCSB. The event will be held this Thursday February 26th, 2015 starting... [Read more]

African Distinguished Speaker Series

[ March 18, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Join CSULB’s Africa Subcommittee of the IEC for the African Distinguished Speaker Series. Dr. Ssendi Bede Ssensalo, Professor Emeritus of the Department of African Studies, presents an enjoyable afternoon discussing African ideas, values and culture. We hope to see you there!
For event flyer details, click here. 

Same-Sex Intimacies in an Early Modern African Text

[ March 16, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The CSULB Department of English, with support from a College of Liberal Arts Scholarly Intersections Grant, presents: “Same-Sex Intimacies in an Early Modern African Text about an Ethiopian Female Saint, Gädlä Wälättä P̣eṭros (1672)”. On Monday March, 16th, Dr. Wendy Belcher will examine the close relationship of two nuns in early modern Ethiopia through the lens of queer theory. Wendy Laura... [Read more]


[ March 10, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Rho of California chapter of Phi Beta Kappa would like to notify CSULB Teaching Departments about the forthcoming visit to campus of Professor Kathleen McGarry, the chair of the Economics Department at UCLA, who will be a Visiting Scholar at CSULB from Monday, March 9, to Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
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A specialist on... [Read more]

Erich Kästner Exhibit

[ February 10, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_6398" align="alignright" width="200"] Erich Kästner[/caption]
Erich Kästner – The Urban Author and his four Cities: Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, and Munich exhibit opening tomorrow, February 10th, at 12:30pm on the 3rd floor of the AS building. Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann of the German Consulate of Los Angeles will also be in attendance and delivering opening... [Read more]

A Black History Month Invitation

[ February 5, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Please join the CSULB Department of Africana Studies, our fellow CSU Africana Studies Departments, Our Authors Study Club, Commissioner Mike Davis and Mayor Eric Garcetti in a celebratory intercampus and community forum on “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture”, marking the centennial founding by Dr. Carter G. Woodson of Black History Month. We hope... [Read more]


[ February 4, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_6375" align="alignright" width="200"] “I Am Charlie”[/caption]
This is a teach-in event with multiple international and interdisciplinary ramifications (cultural, social, political, etc.), which should be of of great interest for French and Francophone students in particular. The French Consul in Los Angeles will also be present at the event, and even possibly the President of CSULB. 
Hope to... [Read more]

Human Sex Trafficking Panel

[ February 18, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] This panel will be monitored by Professor Shira Tarrant from WGSS, and will consist of three panelists: Lt. Dan Pratt from the Long Beach Police Department, Barbara Hernandez from Crittenton Services, and Rachel Thomas, a trafficking survivor and founder of Sowers Education Group.
Check-in is at 5:30 (finger food will be served), and it’s scheduled to... [Read more]

A Discussion with Renowned Italian Author Dacia Maraini

[ February 23, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Department of English and the Department of Comparative Literature Present: “Sacred, Mystical, and Profane: Italian Women Writers through the Ages”
Dacia Maraini will draw from her new book “Chiara of Assissi: In Praise of Disobedience” (Chiara di Assissi: Elogio della Disobbedienza) to discuss the trajectory of Italian women writers. 
We would like to thank the College of... [Read more]