College of Arts & Letters

Students come to the Cal State LA College of Arts & Letters to learn and grow in one of the most vibrant and creative urban centers in the world. Our nationally acclaimed undergraduate and graduate programs are delivered by an award-winning faculty of scholars and artists across a rich variety of disciplines in our nine departments: Art, Communication Studies, English, Liberal Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music, Philosophy, Television, Film and Media Studies, and Theatre and Dance. 

Highlights

Cal State LA celebrates State Playhouse grand reopening

Cal State LA reopened the State Playhouse with an elegant evening event celebrating the historic building and its role in providing arts and culture to the university and the communities it serves.  Read more >

 

Entertainment Reporting Symposium hosted by Golden Eagle Radio and the Department of Television, Film, and Media Studies

Renowned entertainment reporters recently gathered at Cal State LA to share stories and knowledge with students as part of the Entertainment Reporting Symposium hosted by Golden Eagle Radio and the Department of Television, Film, and Media Studies.  Learn more >

 

 

 Love and Loathing

"It is only partially true to say that Mark Steven Greenfield creates art about his African American heritage. More accurately, he mines our culture’s visual field to locate–and aesthetically critique–representations that address the constructed nature of African American identity." - Betty Brown 
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The Next Communication Studies Champions

This Fall semester the Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team kicked-off their competitive season with a Debate Tournament warm-up at Irvine Valley College and then by attending the Illinois State University Speech Tournament for the first time.
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Liberal Studies Professor Patrick B. Sharp spotlights Women Science Fictioneers at the Pasadena Museum of History.

Liberal Studies Professor Patrick B. Sharp spotlights Women Science Fictioneers at the Pasadena Museum of History.  
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