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Events Archive



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]

FREE PRESS AFTER CHARLIE HEBDO AND “THE INTERVIEW”

[ 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]

Spanish Film Club Series: HERE AND THERE (Aquí y Allá)

[ February 23, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A CLA Scholarly Intersections event (co-sponsored by: FEA, GEOG, Latin American Studies, RGRLL, The Spanish Graduate Student Association and the University Library)

Antonio Méndez Esparza’s directorial debut radiantly captures the complex homecoming of a loving father. In an unexpected take on the traditional immigrant story, Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico, after years of working... [Read more]

Spanish Film Club Series: UNDERTOW (Contracorriente)

[ February 16, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A CLA Scholarly Intersections event (co-sponsored by: FEA, GEOG, Latin American Studies, RGRLL, The Spanish Graduate Student Association and the University Library)
Miguel is a handsome, young and beloved fisherman in Cabo Blanco, a small fishing village in the Northern coast of Perú, where the community has deep-rooted religious traditions. Miguel is married to the beautiful Mariela, who is 7-months... [Read more]

Spanish Film Club Series: THE RETURN (El Regreso)

[ February 9, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A CLA Scholarly Intersections event (co-sponsored by: FEA, GEOG, Latin American Studies, RGRLL, The Spanish Graduate Student Association and the University Library)
The Return is the story of a delightful and life-changing journey back to Costa Rica. After living 10 years in New York, 30 year-old Antonio returns to San José where he is forced to deal with the realities... [Read more]

Spanish Film Club Series: La Yuma

[ February 2, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A CLA Scholarly Intersections event (co-sponsored by: FEA, GEOG, Latin American Studies, RGRLL, The Spanish Graduate Student Association and the University Library)

Nicaragua’s first full-length feature in 20 years, La Yuma tells the story of a young woman who dreams of transcending her bleak life in the slums of Managua by becoming a boxer. Looking beyond the meager possibilities that... [Read more]

Spanish Film Club Series: Who is Dayani Cristal?

[ January 26, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A CLA Scholarly Intersections event (co-sponsored by: FEA, GEOG, Latin American Studies, RGRLL, The Spanish Graduate Student Association and the University Library)
Deep in the sun-blistered Sonora desert beneath a cicada tree, Arizona border police discover a decomposing male body. Lifting a tattered T-shirt they expose a tattoo that reads “Dayani Cristal.” Who is this person? What brought him here?... [Read more]