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Archive for October, 2014



Come and See the Dia de los Muertos Exibit as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

[ October 28, 2014 12:00 am to November 5, 2014 12:00 am. ] From October 29th to November 6th, you are invited to visit the “Día de los Muertos” exhibit, which will be available for viewing. This fabulous exhibit by Professor Patricia Amezcua and our Spanish students features three perspectives on the Day of the Dead – the Mexican, the Mexican-American/Chicano and the U.S. perspectives.
 Attached is a short... [Read more]

La Raza Student Association presents Dia de los Muertos

[ October 30, 2014; 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the annual Dia de los Muertos. Enjoy an ancient celebration and experience the colors, humor, and traditions, including face painting, sugar skulls, free tamales, themed vendors, and entertainment! See below for a detailed schedule of events.
4:30 – 6pm – Procession to Puvungna 6 – 6:30pm – Welcome 6:30 – 7 pm - Grupo... [Read more]

Film Screening and Discussion of “In God’s Land”

[ October 30, 2014; 6:00 pm . ] The Yadunandan Center for India Studies at CSULB Presents a film screening and discussion of “In God’s Land” with director Pankaj Rishi Kumar. This film includes English subtitles.
Supported by AND-DMZ fund,Busan Film Festival, Korea Official Selection Competition, Busan Official Selection Competition, Signs Film Festival Official Selection Competition, Zanzibar Film Festival Official Selection, CMS Vatava Film Festival.... [Read more]

Visiting Professor Pasquale Palmieri will present his new book, “The Incorrupt Body of Theresa Margaret Redi”

[ October 22, 2014; 3:30 pm . ] The George L. Graziadio Center and theDepartment of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures is delighted to welcome Fulbright recipient Pasquale Palmieri for the 2014-2015 academic year Dr. Palmieri received his Ph.D. in theHistory of European Society at the University of Naples, “FedericoII” in 2007). His research interests include Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century European and... [Read more]

CSULB’s Norbert Schürer will speak on “Novel Berlin: Literary Images of a Changing City”

[ October 16, 2014; 6:00 pm . ] Professor Norbert Schürer will be presenting a lecture titled “Novel Berlin: Literary Images of a Changing City”. The lecture will explore how Europe’s premier city is represented in literature of the 1920s, described during the Cold War, and reimagined after the fall of the Berlin Wall. He’ll present some of Berlin’s most fascinating and funny... [Read more]

Africana Studies Student Association Panel Discussion

[ October 13, 2014; 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm. ] To celebrate their 45th Anniversary, the Africana Studies Department at CSULB and CSUDH, will present a panel discussion on, “Ferguson, Police Violence and Racial Justice: Critical Concerns of Black Men and Women”. The panelists for CSULB include: Amethyst Jefferson-Roberts, Xavier Rodgers, and Professor Natalie Sartin. The panelists for CSUDH include: Myia Williams, Tedford Hope, and... [Read more]

Guest Lecture from Sebouh David Aslanian, Department of History, UCLA

[ October 8, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Dr. Sebouh David Aslanian will speak on “Cross-Cultural Credit Networks, Legal Institutions, and ‘Trust’: Bills of Exchange between Julfan Armenians and Marwari Sarrafs in Early Modern Isfahan and Mughal India”. He is an Associate Professor for the department of History at UCLA, specializing in early modern world and Armenian history. He received his doctorate from Columbia... [Read more]

Film Series Screening of Oscar-Nominated “Omar”

[ October 23, 2014; 11:00 am . ] CSULB students, with the LA/Islam Arts Initiative, present a series of Middle Eastern and Middle East-American movies, which showcase insightful filmmakers that show that whether you live in the Middle East or here, people still dream of the future. This series is co-sponsored by the departments of Middle Eastern Studies, History, Religious Studies, and Political Science.
Oscar-nominated Omar (2013) features a Palestinian freedom fighter... [Read more]

Film Series Screening and Discussion of “Detroit Unleaded”

[ October 16, 2014; 11:00 am . ] CSULB students, with the LA/Islam Arts Initiative, present a series of Middle Eastern and Middle East-American movies, which showcase insightful filmmakers that show that whether you live in the Middle East or here, people still dream of the future. This series is co-sponsored by the departments of Middle Eastern Studies, History, Religious Studies, and Political Science.
Detroit Unleaded (2012) follows Lebanese-Americans Sami and Naj... [Read more]

Film Series Screening of “The Muslims are Coming!”

[ October 9, 2014; 11:00 am . ] CSULB students, with the LA/Islam Arts Initiative, present a series of Middle Eastern and Middle East-American movies, which showcase insightful filmmakers that show that whether you live in the Middle East or here, people still dream of the future. This series is co-sponsored by the departments of Middle Eastern Studies, History, Religious Studies, and Political Science.
The Muslims are Coming! (2013) plays with the... [Read more]