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Events Archive

Film Screening: “Mosquita y Mari”

[ April 23, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Mosquita y Mari is a coming of age story that focuses on a tender friendship between two young Chicanas. Yolanda and Mari are growing up in Huntington Park, Los Angeles, and have only known loyalty to one thing: family. Growing up in immigrant households, both girls are expected to prioritize the well-being of their families.... [Read more]

CSULB Geography Student Association: Comedy Showcase

[ April 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Featured comedians: Jasper Redd, Ryan Conner, and Kimberly Clark

$10 suggested donation to benefit the CSULB Geography Student Association

Host: Tyler Sonnichsen

African Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Munashe Furusa — “Africa in the 21st Century: Initiatives, Challenges, and Opportunities”

[ April 16, 2013; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Dr. Munashe Furusa is the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and a professor of the Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills.

African food will be served.

Contact Uche Ugwueze at for more information.

Sponsors: Africana Subcommittee, International Education Committee, the Center for International Education, and College of Continuing and Professional... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: Charlie Glickman Will Talk About Sex, Shame, and Love

[ April 18, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Dr. Charlie Glickman will talk about sex, shame, and love.

Description: Shame influences and shapes sexuality for almost everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, and individual desires. If we want to overcome and move past sexual shame, we need to understand how it works and how it affects us. Dr. Glickman has been studying and exploring sexual... [Read more]

Queer Studies Minor Launch

[ April 18, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Meet professors who teach Queer Studies courses, and get question answered about the minor.

Sponsors: Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Department of Dance, LGBTQ Task Force, LGBT Student Resource Center, and Department of Psychology

48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference: “Popular Culture(s)”

[ April 25, 2013 9:00 am to April 26, 2013 6:30 pm. ] “Popular Culture(s)” is the 48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference. It is an interdisciplinary gathering of scholars, artists, and practitioners from all walks of popular culture that aims to consider Popular Culture  across time periods, disciplines, and languages.

Click here to view the conference schedule, and here to visit the conference website.
Plenary Talk: Friday, April 26th, at 2 p.m. in... [Read more]

Documentary Film Screening: Liberty in North Korea — “A People’s Crisis” and “Danny From North Korea”

[ April 11, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] This screening will feature the following two Liberty in North Korea documentary films: A People’s Crisis (50 mins.) and Danny From North Korea (30 mins.)

Contact for more information.

Host: The Political Science Student Association

Re/Inventions: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference — “Hysteria”

[ April 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 7:30 pm. ]
Mark your calendars for the second-annual interdisciplinary graduate student conference!
Launched in 2012 with the theme “Occupation,” Re/Inventions is a conference conceived of and organized by students for students to provide a forum for scholarly discussion on a wide range of issues, questions, and salient views facing our world in the early twenty-first century. This year Re/Inventions welcomed... [Read more]

Panel Discussion and Book Event: “The Arab Uprisings — Between Change and Continuity”

[ April 17, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Co-­editor Ziad Abu-­Rish and contributor Aslı Bali of The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of An Old Order? will offer commentary on both the book (as a resource) and the general trajectory of the uprisings (as socio-­political phenomena).

Organized and sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Program. Co-sponsored by the Department of History, International Studies program, and the Department of Political Science.

RipRap and HipPoetics: MFA Reading Series #5

[ April 19, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]