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Archive for April, 2013



Department of English: Creative Writing Faculty Reading

[ April 30, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication: Journalism and Careers Day

[ April 30, 2013; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Schedule
9:30 a.m. Keynote: Geoff Boucher of Entertainment Weekly

Presentation Title: “Best of Times: Don’t Believe Everything you Read About Writing Careers”

10:45 a.m. Panel: “How I Got That Job”

Recent Graduates Talk About Opportunities in Journalism and Public Relations

Jill Cowan, reporter, Los Angeles Times Community News
Robert Meeks, online editor, Los Angeles Newspaper Group
Jennifer Newton, partner, Ideations in Long... [Read more]

Film Screening: The Invisible War

[ April 29, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Invisible War (98 mins.) is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Today a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. Focusing on the powerfully emotional stories of... [Read more]

Workshop: Paolo Torresan Presents “Motivation in Language Production — Dynamic Activities in a Multilingual Context”

[ April 27, 2013; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]

Sponsors: The National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for French and Italian for Spanish Speakers, The RGRLL Department, and
The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies

1st Annual College of Liberal Arts Research Showcase

[ April 26, 2013; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

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

An Evening with Documentarian Erin Davies and the World-Famous Fagbug

[ April 25, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 5-6:30 p.m.: Lecture and Q&A with Erin Davies

6:30-8 p.m.: Free screening of Fagbug (with complimentary refreshments)

Sponsors: LGBT Resource Center, Gay Straight Alliance, Department of American Studies, Department of Communication Studies, Department of History, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

 

 

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]

11th Annual Uka and Nalini Solanki Foundation Lecture: Shankar Vedantam

[ April 24, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Guest speaker Shankar Vedantam, science correspondent for NPR, will speak on how subconscious bias in the human mind can affect how we look at the world.

The reception will run from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., featuring a full Indian dinner, followed by the lecture from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and a book signing for Vedantam’s The Hidden... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: Michael Green Presents “Pillars of Nationalism — Lincoln, Garibaldi, and Bismarck”

[ April 24, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Hosts: The Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures and The George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies