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Archive for March, 2014



Film Screening: David Wants to Fly

[ March 27, 2014; 5:00 pm . ] On March 27 at 5 p.m., The Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures and CSULB’s German Club will host a free film screening of David Sieveking’s David Wants to Fly. The film will be followed by a Q&A and a reception.

To view the trailer, click here. For more information, please contact Harald Friedl at hf@haraldfriedl.com .

This event is also... [Read more]

Free Film Screening and Q&A with Nate Marshall: Louder Than a Bomb

[ March 27, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] On March 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Multicultural Center, the Men’s Success Initiative, the College of Liberal Arts Student Council, and the USU Program Council will present a free film screening of the film Louder than a Bomb. Award-winning poet, rapper, educator, and activist Nate Marshall will  do a set of his... [Read more]

Psychology Colloquium Series: “The Role of Endocannabinoid Signaling in Nicotine Addiction”

[ March 26, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] On March 26 at from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Matthew Buczynski will present his lecture titled “The Role of Endocannabinoid Signaling in Nicotine Addiction.” As part of the Department of Psychology’s colloquium series, this event will be held in PSY 154.

The following is Dr. Buczynski’s abstract:

Nicotine addiction is a complex behavioral... [Read more]

Chicano Latino Studies Sponsors Caribbean Music Workshop

[ March 25, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] On March 25, the Department of Chicano Latino Studies, Dr. Enrique Ellis-Rios from USC, and CSULB’s Dr. Victor Rodriguez will be sponsoring a Caribbean Music Workshop. As part of the activities, a number of musicians will discuss and perform the Rumba, Guaguanco, Merengue, Bomba, Plena, Cumbia, and other rhythms.

This event will be held in MM-200... [Read more]

Technical and Professional Communication Students Write for Los Angeles Fire Department

March 25th, 2014

CSULB students Jaimee Beck and Sharon Clark are both students in the English Department’s Technical and Professional Communication Certificate Program (TPC). With an emphasis in writing ranging from business, science, technology, government, public service, and freelance, the TPC program offers students the necessary skills and techniques for a career in professional writing.
In applying the knowledge gained from... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “Decoding Don Quijote: Solving the Mystery behind Cervantes’s 50-Year-Old-Virgin”

[ March 24, 2014; 7:00 pm . ] On March 24 at 7 p.m., the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures and the SGSA will host a guest lecture by Dr. Sherry Valasco (USC) titled “Decoding Don Quijote: Solving the Mystery behind Cervantes’s 50-Year-Old-Virgin.”

Readers, scholars, artists, and filmmakers have struggled to understand the psychological, physiological, and cultural factors behind Cervantes’s infamous... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece”

[ March 24, 2014; 4:00 pm . ] On Monday March 24 at 4 p.m. in the Beach Auditorium, there will be a lecture sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi (the Classics honor student association) and the Archeological Institute of America. The lecture is titled “Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece” and will be presented by Dr. Susan... [Read more]

Guest Lecture: “Emerging Racial-Ethnic Identities: Japanese Peruvians & ‘Blaxicans’ in California”

[ March 24, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. ]
On March 24 from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., MAPS and the Departments of Asian and Asian American Studies, Chicano & Latino Studies, and Sociology will co-sponsor two engaging lectures highlighting the complex multi-racial landscape of California by examining Japanese Peruvians and “Blaxicans”.  The lecture is titled “Emerging Racial-Ethnic Identities: Japanese Peruvians & ‘Blaxicans’ in California”... [Read more]

Julio Cortázar: A Life in Words and Musical Notes

[ March 21, 2014; 8:30 am to 8:30 pm. ] The Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures Department and the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music proudly present Julio Cortázar: A Life in Words and Musical Notes. This conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21 at the Gerald Daniel Recital Hall.

The program consists of three paper-presentation panels, a lecture by Keynote Speaker... [Read more]

CSULB Hosts Regional Economic Forum

[ March 21, 2014; 7:30 am to 10:30 am. ] Come join CSULB’s 2014 Regional Economic Forum on March 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.! The forum will include breakfast; a presentation by Dr. Heather Stephens; a panel discussion with panelists Diana Hendel, A.J. Moro, and Mario Rodriguez; and a Q&A. Tickets and registration are required for this event.

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