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Archive for April, 2014

Department of Psychology Hosts Annual Psychology Day

[ April 16, 2014; 3:00 pm . ] On April 16, the Department of Psychology will host its annual “Psychology Day.” There will be a special keynote speaker, Dr. Kerri Johnson from the Communications and Psychology Departments of UCLA, who will be speaking at 3 p.m. at the Beach Auditorium.
Dr. Kerri Johnson will speak on the subject of “Social Categorization as Decisions Made Under... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “The Role of Jews and Hispanics in Reshaping the Racial Landscape of Southern California”

[ April 24, 2014; 3:30 pm . ] On April 24, the Chicano and Latino Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program will sponsor a guest lecture with Dr. George Sanchez, Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, and History at USC.  This will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Multimedia Center room 200. Dr. Sanchez’s lecture will address “The Role of Jews... [Read more]

Who Decides? Free Speech or Hate Speech

[ April 15, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] On Tuesday, April 15 from 11a.m. to 1 p.m., the CSULB Multicultural Center and Office of Student Life and Development will present a panel discussion highlighting the historical context of the First Amendment and the importance of free speech. 

The panelists at this event will include the following:

Erwin Chemerinsky, JD, UC Irvine, Dean of School of Law
Larisa... [Read more]

Colloquium: A Promise-Acceptance Model of Organ Donation

[ April 8, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The Center for Applied Ethics is proud to host a colloquium titled ”A Promise-Acceptance Model of Organ Donation”by Alida Liberman (Doctoral Candidate, USC) today from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m in LA5 154. The following is the abstract to this colloquium.

Ought we always to honor the wishes of the dead to donate their organs? If so, why? Is it ever ethically permissible... [Read more]

Guest Speaker Q&A: Aaron Hartzler and Rapture Practice

[ April 28, 2014; 12:30 am to 1:45 pm. ] On Monday, April 28 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., the Departments of English and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies will host a Q&A with author Aaron Hartzler in a lecture titled “The Challenges of Writing Memoir.”

There will be a reading from Hartzler’s book Rapture Practice and a Q&A to follow.

Department of Economics Hosts Research Seminar

[ April 11, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Department of Economics will host a Seminar this Friday, April 11th from 11 a.m. to noon in HHS1-105. Dr. Puqiu Jing, Professor and Dean of the School of Economics at Shanxi University of Finance and Economics, and a Visiting Scholar in CSULB’s Economics department will present her research titled, “Is There a Dutch Disease... [Read more]

English Graduate Student Association Hosts Third Annual Conference

[ April 10, 2014; 8:15 am to 7:30 pm. ] CSULB’s English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) is pleased to announce its 3rd annual student conference: Re/Inventions. This year, EGSA will host speakers exploring the topic “Nature+” in areas ranging from Beowulf to Bicycles to Bioethics.

The Re/Inventions convention provides a forum in which graduate students and advanced undergraduates from Southern California colleges and universities share their academic research and... [Read more]

The Answer is Cooperatives Workshop

[ April 9, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
On April 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in LA1-214, Foodscape, Metropolitan and Policy Studies (MAPS), and Building Healthy Communities will co-sponsor The Answer is Cooperatives workshop. This workshop is an interactive and informative event for business owners, workers, teachers, students, consumers, and producers to learn about cooperative development. Principles, ethics, and economics of worker-cooperatives will... [Read more]

Guest Lecture – Pink Sari Revolution: How to Achieve Female Empowerment in India

[ April 30, 2014; 6:00 pm . ] On April 30 at the Pointe in the Walter Pyramid, CSULB and the Yadunandan Center for Indian Studies will host the Twelfth Annual Uka and Nalini Solanki Foundation Lecture.
Distinguished Guest Speaker Amana Fontanella-Khan, contributor to Slate; the Daily Best; the New York Times; Foreign Policy; the Christian Science Monitor; and former contributing editor at Vogue India, will present her lecture titled “Pink Sari Revolution: How to Achieve Female Empowerment in... [Read more]

Building a Learning Community Focused on Sustainability

[ April 18, 2014; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. ] On April 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., students are invited to participate in CSULB’s Living Lab Sustainability Workshop, an event sponsored by a grant from the Office of the Chancellor.

This event will discuss options to develop linkages necessary to build a dynamic learning community by connecting sustainable efforts on the CSULB campus with... [Read more]