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Archive for March, 2014



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]

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]

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]

Free Composers’ Guild Snapshots

[ March 19, 2014; 8:00 pm . ] On Wednesday, March 19, CSULB will host a free night of works by Theodore Norman, Hindemith, Kalbon Pieces, Yates’ Songs, and works written and performed by members of the Composers’ Guild and the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Adriana Verdié will direct.

Guest Lecture: “Growing Up Fast: The Rhetoric of Resilience among Inner City Neapolitan Girls”

[ March 19, 2014; 6:00 pm . ] Come join scholar Heather Loyd (Kansas State University) on Wedesday, March 19 as she presents her lecture titled “Growing Up Fast: The Rhetoric of Resilience among Inner City Neapolitan Girls” as part of the Language & Social Justice in Italy lecture series presented by the College of Liberal Arts Scholarly Intersections Initiative;  and the Departments... [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]

Office of Graduate Studies Hosts International Education Mixer

[ March 19, 2014; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] In Celebration of CSULB Education Week, the Office of Graduate Studies cordially invites everyone to come learn about the  College of Education Study Abroad programs and hear its students speak of their personal international experiences in education on March 19 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

There will also be a presentation by the Peace Corp regarding... [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]

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]