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Archive for 2013

Richard Marcus Speaks about his Madagascar Mission

December 19th, 2013

International Studies’ Richard Marcus brings an insider’s savvy to the politics of the island nation of Madagascar and its upcoming elections in his book The Politics of Institutional Change in Madagascar’s Third Republic, due at the year’s end.
The former French colony has been in political crisis since the military ousted then-President Marc Ravalomanana and installed Antananarivo Mayor... [Read more]

Honorable James P. Gray Guest Lecture: The War on Drugs

[ December 3, 2013; 7:00 pm . ]

The Department of Criminal Justice, Alpha Phi Sigma, and the Multicultural Center are hosting a guest speaker event covering The War on Drugs.

Please join speaker Honorable James P. Gray, 2012 Vice Presidential Nominee for the Libertarian Party, retired Superior Court Judge from the Orange County Superior Court, former federal prosecutor and defense attorney, and author ofWhy... [Read more]

Spanish Poet Hosts Poetry Reading and Workshop

[ December 10, 2013; 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm. ] On December 10, Spanish poet Mariano Zaro will perform a poetry reading and workshop in Spanish.

Mariano Zar was born in Borja, Spain in 1963 and currently lives in Santa Monica, CA. In 1996, he published his first book of poetry titled Where From/Desde donde with Bay Books. In 1998, he wrote Poems of Erosion/Poemas de la... [Read more]

Holocaust Memorial Luncheon

[ December 6, 2013; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] On December 6, Jewish Studies students from the CSULB History of the Holocaust course will be holding a Holocaust Memorial Luncheon, hosting several Holocaust survivors. Attendees will have the opportunity to remember the victims of the Holocaust and engage in first person conversations with survivors.

This event will be held at the Alpert Jewish Community Center... [Read more]

African Cultural Extravaganza Celebrates Diversity and International Week

December 3rd, 2013

Ballet Kouman Kele West African Dance Ensemble
The week of November 11th signified CSULB’s third annual International Week and was celebrated across campus to recognize our diverse, global community. As part of this recognition of diversity on campus, the Department of Africana Studies sponsored its second year of the African Cultural Extravaganza event.
Spearheaded by Dr. Uche... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: Jewish Politics in Southern California

[ December 5, 2013; 7:30 pm . ] On December 5 at 7:30 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Raphael Sonenshein will present a lecture on Jewish Politics in Southern California.

Dr. Raphael Sonensheim is a professor of political science and Executive Director of the Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs at CSU Los Angeles. He is also an expert in Los Angeles politics and... [Read more]

Africana Studies Hosts Kwanzaa Event

[ December 5, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Come join the Department of Africana Studies on December 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for its special holiday Kwanzaa event. As a celebration of family, community, and culture, this event will include music, poetry, Karamu, and a variety of African food.

Dr. Maulana Karenga, Professor and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies and creator of Kwanzaa and... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “The Language of Jazz and What it Says to Us”

[ November 25, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. ] The Department of Linguistics is sponsoring “The Language of Jazz and What It Says to Us” event on Monday, November 25. This event for Linguistics 100 will include a special guest lecture by Dr. Wesley J. Watkins titled “The Nature of Language” in LA1-214 from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Dr. Wesley J. Watkins, Founder of The... [Read more]

Geography Awareness Week on Campus

[ November 19, 2013 4:45 pm to November 21, 2013 8:00 pm. ] This week is Geography Awareness Week and the Department of Geography is hosting a series of events to promote geographic education in schools and among the public. The events will include documentary films, guest speaker presentations, and more!

Tuesday, November 19 from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in PH1-122 and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.... [Read more]

ICPSR Hosts Internship Program and Research Competition Webinar

[ December 2, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Come join a webinar for the 2014 Student Research Opportunities at Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) on December 2 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.

With the deadlines for 2014 rapidly approaching, this live webinar will offer details about ICPSR’s award-winning summer internship program for undergraduates and its four research paper competitions... [Read more]