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Archive for February, 2014



Struggling 2 Win Guest Lectures: Anarchists Building Popular Culture in Chile

[ February 26, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Join the Struggling 2 Win lectures on February 26 to witness the guest speakers’ national tour in which they discuss anarchists building popular culture in Chile. This national tour will bring three individuals involved in struggles in Chile who will talk about the lessons learned and how to create solidarity across hemispheres.

This event is sponsored... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “Moral Personhood in a Globalizing World”

[ February 13, 2014; 11:00 am . ] Come see one of the candidates for the Department of Human Development’s tenure-track position, PhD candidate Jessica McKenzie from Clark University, who will present her lecture titled “Moral Personhood in a Globalizing World: Dyadic Perspectives in Rural and Urban Thailand.”

The lecture will be held on February 13 at 11 a.m. in LA5-247.

Dr. Christine El Ouardani Presents “Exchange, Authority, and the Clinical Encounter”

[ February 12, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Come see one of the candidates for the Department of Human Development’s tenure-track position, Dr. Christine El Ouardani from the University of Chicago, who will present her talk titled “Exchange, Authority, and the Clinical Encounter: Interpreting Child Injury and Pain in Rural Morocco.”

This lecture will be held on February 12 in PH1-235 from noon to... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “Creative Currency and the First Islamic Superheroes”

[ February 12, 2014; 2:00 pm . ] The final candidate for the Department of International Studies, Dr. Amina el-Annan from Yale, will present a lecture tomorrow titled “Creative Currency and the First Islamic Superheroes.” The following is el-Annan’s abstract:

In the 21st century, Islamic superheroes are created not in religious texts or political realms, but in comic books. In this talk I examine the 99,... [Read more]

Dr. Emir Estrada Presents “Working with La Familia”

[ February 20, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Come see one of the finalists for the Department of Sociology’s tenure-track position, Dr. Emir Estrada from University of Southern California, who will be presenting a lecture titled “Working with La Familia: A Study of Family Work Relations among Latina/o Children and Adolescents Who Work with Their Parents as Street Vendors in Los Angeles” on... [Read more]

Dr. Alexis McCurn Presents “Black Women and Survival in East Oakland”

[ February 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Come see one of the finalists for the Department of Sociology’s tenure-track position, Dr. Alexis McCurn from the University of California, Santa Barbara, who will be presenting a lecture titled “Black Women and Survival in East Oakland” on Tuesday, February 18.

The lecture will be held in PSY-232 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Jessica Cobb Presents “Taking Care of Disadvantage: Intersections of Race and Class in Faculty Culture”

[ February 13, 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Come see one of the finalists for the Department of Sociology’s tenure-track position, Dr. Jessica Cobb from University of California, Berkeley, present a lecture titled “Taking Care of Disadvantage: Intersections of Race and Class in Faculty Culture” this Thursday, February 13.

The lecture will take place in PSY-232 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Michael Chavez Lectures on Youth Movement in Southern California

[ February 11, 2014; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] On February 11, a candidate for the Department of Sociology’s tenure-track position, Dr. Michael Chavez from UC Riverside, will be presenting his lecture titled “Building a Youth Movement in Southern California: Activism, Mobilization and Civic Engagement.”

This event will be held in PSY-232 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Dr. Ann Hoffman on “Chronic Stress and Fear Conditioning: Implications for PTSD”

[ February 12, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] On February 12, the Department of Psychology will commence its Colloquia Series with UCLA’s Dr. Ann Hoffman’s lecture titled “Chronic Stress and Fear Conditioning: Implications for PTSD.” The lecture will address different environmental risk factors for the development of PTSD and research being conducted concerning PTSD.

This event will be held in PSY 154 from 3:30... [Read more]

German Club Presents Bridge Markland’s Robbers in the Box

[ February 11, 2014; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] On February 11, the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures and CSULB’s German Club will be hosting Berlin performer Bridge Markland in her performance of Robbers in the Box - an updated version of Friedrich Schiller’s classic Sturm und Drang. Come see Markland’s one-woman show as she transforms the classic into a fast-paced pop-filled performance.

Admission to this... [Read more]