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Events Archive

Second-Annual Latino Health Equity Conference: “Enriching Health Sciences through Latino Leadership”

[ March 8, 2013; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. ] The theme of the conference is “Enriching Health Sciences through Latino Leadership/Enriqueciendo Ciencias de la Salud a Través del Liderazgo Latino.” The conference will feature keynote speaker David Hayes-Bautista, Director of UCLA’s Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, as well as cross-disciplinary health-disparities researchers from USC, UC Irvine, the University of Texas, and... [Read more]

The Yadunandan Center for India Studies and the Middle Eastern Studies Program: Guest Lecture — Nile Green

[ March 14, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Nile Green, Professor of History and Director of UCLA’s Central Asia Program, will give his lecture “Sufism Between South Asia and the World: From Religious Establishment to Muslim Reformation.”

English Graduate Student Association: CV Workshop

[ March 5, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Click here to RSVP.

43rd-Annual Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow: A Social Celebration of American Indian Cultures

[ March 9, 2013 11:00 am to March 10, 2013 6:00 pm. ]

California State University, Long Beach’s annual American Indian social celebration will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts, and food. In addition to contests and inter-tribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with Dancer Registration closing at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. All dancers and drums are invited. Native foods, such as mutton and beef... [Read more]

The Laugh in Peace Comedy Show

[ March 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Jewish comedian Rabbi Bob Alper and Muslim comedian Mohammed (Mo) Amer share the stage, telling jokes and breaking stereotypes.

Call 562.985.8150 for more information.

Sponsors: Long Beach Hillel, the Multicultural Center, and the Muslim Student Association



The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies: Guest Lecture — Rachel Walsh

[ March 6, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Rachel Walsh, Assistant Professor of Italian at the University of Denver, will present her lecture “Metastasio, the Myth of Rome & Nation Building in Eighteenth-Century Italy.”

Sponsor: The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies

Daily 49er: Open Newsroom Day

[ March 6, 2013; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Open Newsroom Day welcomes members of the campus community to come together and see what goes into the production of a daily newspaper.

The Department of English: Reading — Gerald Locklin Reads His Three Novellas

[ March 14, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Spout Hill Press recently released Gerald Locklin’s Bear Trilogy: a reprint of The Case of the Missing Blue Volkswagen and the follow-up novellas Come Back, Bear and Last Tango in Long Beach. Gerald will read and sign his novellas (already on sale at Gatsby Books).
This event will feature authors Patricia Cherin and Zach Locklin as well.
Gerald Locklin is now a Professor Emeritus of English... [Read more]

Chicano and Latino Studies and Africana Studies: African Cultural Legacy in Latin America

[ March 9, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] African culture left an imprint on Latin American social life, especially on its music. Bomba y Plena is one of the various genres of African music in Puerto Rico. Atabey, a southern California drum and dance ensemble, will share its interpretation of  these genres with the Son Jarocho band Son Del Centro. Son Jarocho is musical... [Read more]

Nation Building in 19th Century Latin America and Women Writers Series: Guest Lecture — Dr. Pura Fernández

[ March 21, 2013; 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Spanish Graduate Student Association (SGSA) and the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literature (RGRLL) welcome Dr. Pura Fernández, Research Professor in the Institute of Language, Literature, and Anthropology of the Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at Spain’s National Research Council (CSIC). She is the last of three speakers in the series Nation Building in 19th Century... [Read more]