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Archive for November, 2013

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]

CLASC Hosts Autumn Art Auction

[ November 20, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The College of Liberal Arts Student Council (CLASC) will be hosting an exciting Autumn Art Auction event this Wednesday evening to help raise money for CLASC’s events, programs, and student organization funding. Throughout the year, CLASC works diligently to help departmental student organizations and represent students’ voices. Despite the hard work, CLASC can not do all these services... [Read more]

Guest Speaker Presents: The State of Free Speech on Campus

[ November 20, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] The Department of Journalism & Mass Communication Guest Speaker Series invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and the University community to its Fall 2013 event:
The State of Free Speech on Campus
Greg Lukianoff, President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Greg Lukianoff is the president of the Foundation for Individual... [Read more]

Talks with Dr. Shira Klein on Italian Jews and the Holocaust

[ November 19, 2013; 4:00 pm . ]
CSULB’s Jewish Studies Program is pleased to bring to Long Beach Dr. Shira Klein for two talks on the Jewish people of Italy on November 19. Her first talk will be held on campus in FO2 101A at 4 p.m. and will cover “The Holocaust in Italy: History and Memory.” This talk is co-sponsored by... [Read more]

A Dialogue with Acclaimed French Writer Laurent Binet

[ November 26, 2013; 6:00 pm . ] The Departments of History and Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures are proud to present “Historical Fiction at War with Itself,” a dialogue in English with French writer Laurent Binet.

On November 26 at 6 p.m. in AS 384, Professor and postmodern novelist Laurent Binet will discuss his first novel HHhH, which has earned him the prestigious Prix... [Read more]

Latin American Historian Guest Lecture

[ November 19, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] On November 19, the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures and the Spanish Graduate Student Association will host Latin American Historian, Eileen Ford (CSULA) as she presents a lecture titled “City of Children: Demographic Change and Education in Post-revolutionary Mexico City.”

Please see the event flyer here.

Lecture on the Paese di Cuccagna

[ November 7, 2013; 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm. ] On Thursday, November 7, Luisa Del Giudice will present a lecture titled “Mountains of Cheese, Rivers of Wine: Paesi di Cuccagna and Other Gastronomic Utopias” in AS 240 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

The Paese di Cuccagna, known variously as the land of Cockaigne, Lubberland, or the Big Rock Candy Mountain, is a mythic place of... [Read more]

Discussion on “The Other 9/11 – 40 years later: Memory, Resistance, and Democratization”

[ November 7, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] On November 7, The Office of the Provost, the College of Liberal Arts, RGRLL, Latin American Studies, and Communication Studies will host a roundtable discussion titled “The Other 9/11 – 40 years later: Memory, Resistance, and Democratization” at CSULB in MM 100. The discussion is organized in coordination with a two-day conference at UCLA on... [Read more]

Society for Interdisciplinary French 17th Century Studies Holds 32nd Annual Conference

[ November 8, 2013 8:30 am to November 10, 2013 5:00 pm. ] The Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies (SE17) will hold its 32nd annual conference next weekend. The first day of the conference will be held at UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library (Friday November 8), and the rest of the conference will be held at CSULB’s Karl W. Anatol Center from November 9 -10.

For information... [Read more]