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

Watch Our Man in Tokyo, a documentary about Shin Miyata, a Tokyo-based record label owner who distributes Chicano music throughout Japan. Then listen to El Haru Kuroi, an East Los Angeles trio.

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 guest scholars and Cal-State LA faculty for a presentation on the current movement to preserve the history and cultural production of the Central American and Maya diaspora in Los Angeles.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15
CLS 50TH ANNIVERSARY: OPENING RECEPTION OF CENTRAL AMERICAN FAMILIES IN LOS ANGELES

3:00-5:00 PM ● John F. Kennedy Library

In conjunction with the Central American panel this exhibition highlights the contributions of Central American families as activists, artists, feminists, transactivists, students and educators including the Maya diaspora in LA. This exhibition run from November 15 through December 15, 2018 and links the current "Central Americans Memoria Historica Archive" in Special Collections and Archives at the JFK Library, Cal State LA.

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.