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Archive for March 11th, 2014

Guest Lecture: “Communicative Breakdowns in Asylum Hearings”

[ March 12, 2014; 6:00 pm . ] Come join scholar Marco Jaquemet (University of San Francisco) on Wedesday, March 12 as he presents his lecture titled “Communicative Breakdowns in Asylum Hearings” as part of the Language & Social Justice in Italy lecture series presented by the College of Liberal Arts Scholarly Intersections Initiative;  and the Departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, and Romance, German,... [Read more]

Psychology Colloquium: “‘Bath Salts’: Recent Studies on Assessment of their Abuse Liability and Toxicity”

[ March 12, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Join the Department of Psychology this Wednesday, March 12 in its 2014 Colloquium Series. Guest lecturer from Arizona State University, Dr. M. Foster Olive, will present a lecture titled “Synthetic Cathinones (‘bath salts’): Recent Studies on Assessment of their Abuse Liability and Toxicity.”

The lecture will be held in PSY 154 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30... [Read more]

CSULB Hosts 7th Annual Study Abroad Expo

[ March 12, 2014; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] This Wednesday, March 12, the CSULB Education Abroad will host the Seventh Annual Spring Study Abroad Expo. 


Come explore the places you may go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Maxson Plaza in front of Brotman Hall and next to the fountain. Representatives from the following organizations will be present:


Academic Programs International (API)
Adelante Abroad
American Institute... [Read more]

Jewish Studies Program Hosts Talk on the Works of Woody Allen

[ March 12, 2014; 7:30 pm . ] On March 12, the CSULB Jewish Studies Program will host a talk by Dr. Vincent Brook, a professor in UCLA’s school of Theater, Film, and Television. Entitled “Woody on Rye:  Jewishness in the Plays and Films of Woody Allen,” the talk will be at 7:30 pm, at the Alpert Jewish Community Center.

Although Woody Allen’s films... [Read more]

African Distinguished Speaker Series: Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o

[ March 12, 2014; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] The International Education Committee and the Africa Subcommittee will be presenting University of California, Irvine’s Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o as part of its African Distinguished Speaker Series on March 12. Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o is a renowned prolific novelist, social activist and theorist of post-colonial literature, and Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Comparative Literature and... [Read more]

Dr. Alfonso Gonzalez Presents His Book: Reform Without Justice

[ March 12, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] On March 12, the Department of Chicano Latino Studies will sponsor a book presentation by Dr. Alfonso Gonzalez, Assistant Professor at Lehman College CUNY, on his text Reform Without Justice. The book addresses the issues of immigration and is receiving excellent reviews.

The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. with the venue to be... [Read more]

Dr. Elliott Colla’s Guest Lecture: “The Egyptian Revolution in Literature and Activism: 2011-2014″

[ March 12, 2014; 7:00 pm . ] On March 12, Elizabeth Dahab (Comparative World Literature) and Ron Loewe (Anthropology) will sponsor Georgetown University’s Dr. Elliott Colla in his lecture titled “The Egyptian Revolution in Literature and Activism: 2011-2014.” The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Karl Anatol Center.

The following is Professor Elliott Colla’s abstract:

Despite the difficulties, Egyptian writers have... [Read more]