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Archive for December, 2013

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]

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]

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]

Dr. Kim Potowski Presents: Language and Social Justice in Northern Italy

[ December 6, 2013; 2:30 pm . ] Dr. Kim Potowski, Associate Professor and Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program at the University of Illiniois, Chicago, will be presenting Language and Social Justice in Northern Italy: The Education of Spanish-Speaking Immigrants on December 6.

This lecture is the first in a series of lectures that will be hosted by The College of Liberal Arts Intersections Initiative... [Read more]

Guest Speaker Professor Hugh Wilford Discusses New Book

[ December 3, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Middle Eastern Studies Program will host Professor Hugh Wilford on December 3  from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Professor Wilford will talk about his hot-off-the-press book, America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East. 

After the talk, Professor Wilford will be available to sign his books (available for purchase at the... [Read more]