Fall Events CLS 50th Anniversary

 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: INAUGURAL LECTURE BY DOLORES HUERTA and PERFORMANCE ALICE BAG

10:50 AM to 12:30 PM ● Golden Eagle Ballroom, 3rd Floor ● Golden Eagle Building

Join labor leader and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, and Chicana punk musician, Alice Bag, for the CLS Department’s official anniversary kick-off, celebrating 50 years of transforming Los Angeles and beyond. 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: OPENING RECEPTION

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM ● Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery
Join alumni, students, faculty, and staff in celebrating CLS’ anniversary with civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.  The celebration includes food and art exhibit “Entre Tinta y Lucha”.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 9

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: CHICANO MUSIC DOCUMENTARY AND EL HARU KUROI BAND

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ● USU-Theater, 1st Floor ● University Student Union

Join Dr. José Anguiano, Dept. of Chicana/o Studies & Latina/o Studies and The Honors College, to explore the transnational dialog created through Chicana/o music and sound culture. Free screening of Our Man in Tokyo, a documentary about Shin Miyata, a Tokyo-based record label owner who distributes Chicano music throughout Japan. Followed by a live performance by El Haru Kuroi, an East Los Angeles trio featured in the documentary and a Q&A with director Akira Boch and other special guests.

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: CENTRAL AMERICANS IN LA: THE VISUAL POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION, RACE, CLASS and GENDER

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ● USU-Theater, 1st Floor ● University Student Union

Join scholars and community artivists to examine contemporary Central American cultural production in Los Angeles. Panelists include:  Leisy Abrego, PhD, Chicana/o Studies, UCLA; Floridalma Boj Lopez, PhD, Sociology, Cal State LA; Alejandro Villapando, PhD, Latin American Studies/Pan African Studies, Cal State LA; and Oscar M. Santos aka Sister Mantos, Artist and Dj.  Moderator:  Leda Ramos, M.F.A., Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies, Cal State LA

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: OPENING RECEPTION OF CENTRAL AMERICAN FAMILIES:  NETWORKS AND CULTURAL RESISTANCE

3:00-5:00 PM ● John F. Kennedy Library. Food/Music by Radio Pulgarcito

Central American Families: Networks and Cultural Resistance is an exhibition/installation exploring the contributions of Central American families as activists, artists, feminists, transactivists, students and intellectuals. The exhibition/installation utilizes visual and material culture from diverse archives including the Central American Memoria Historica Archive, Special Collections and Archives, JFK Library, at Cal State LA and runs from November 15 through December 15, 2018. Curators: Leda Ramos and Alejandra Lemus-Perez.

 

THURSDAY DECEMBER 6

CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: CHICANX EDUCATION FILM SERIES—THE LEMON GROVE INCIDENT

12:15-1:30 PM PM ● USU-Theater, 1st Floor ● University Student Union

Join us for a screening of The Lemon Grove Incident about the 1930 school board attempt to create a segregated school for Mexican American students. Film followed by a discussion with guest speakers.