Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities - Calendar

CSULA King Hall D4050   |   Telephone: 323.343.6549   |   Fax: 323.343.6463
 
Contact us:
Katrina Alvarado (Center Coordinator): aalva316@calstatela.edu
Dr. Linda Greenberg (Director): linda.greenberg@calstatela.edu
 

Upcoming Events

Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities

Spring 2017

Calendar of Events

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31

GEOGRAPHIES OF INDIGENEITY: REMAPPING LOS ANGELES THROUGH INDIGENOUS MIGRANT WOMEN’S ORGANIZING AND TRANSLOCAL SPACES OF BELONGING
A TALK BY DR. MAYLEI BLACKWELL
3 PM ● San Gabriel Room  
3RD floor • University-Student Union
Dr. Maylei Blackwell, faculty, César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies and Women's Studies Department, examines the community formation and political organizing among women in the increasingly Indigenous diaspora from Latin America in Los Angeles.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

OPEN HOUSE: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES
3 pm • King Hall D 4050
Join us as we honor the winners of this year’s student research and faculty fellowship contests and learn more about the various activities of The Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

PARENTHOOD AND STUDENT LIFE: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
3 pm ● San Gabriel Room
3rd floor • University-Student Union
Being a college student is difficult in itself, but for students who are also parents, finding the means to balance education and family is yet another challenge. Join us for a panel of Cal State LA students who are parents.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY POETRY AND POETICS PRESENT: THE 2017 JEAN BURDEN READING FEATURING JOY HARJO
5:30 pm ● Golden Eagle Ballroom
3rd Floor ● Golden Eagle Building
Poet, musician, and storyteller Joy Harjo reads from her work. Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke Nation, has written seven books of poetry focusing on Native American issues and themes.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15  

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES FILM SERIES: NAMOUR
6 pm ● U-SU Theatre
1st Floor ● University-Student Union
Dr. Aminah Bakeer Abdul-Jabbaar, faculty, Pan-African Studies, Cal State LA, is proud to present Namour, a coming-of-age drama/comedy. Namour tells the tale of Karim Saleh, played by Steve Bassem. Karim feels trapped between his service industry job as a valet for an upscale Los Angeles restaurant and the desires of his Arab-American immigrant family. Following the screening will be a discussion with writer and director, Heidi Saman. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

FILM SCREENING: RAISING ZOEY
6 pm ● Los Angeles Room A
3rd floor • University-Student Union
Directed by Dante Alencastre, Raising Zoey is a documentary film about a transgender Latina teenager and young trans rights activist growing up in Los Angeles.  The film screening will be followed by a discussion.

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

OF TONGUES AND TOUCH: THE SENSORIAL AESTHETICS OF XANDRA IBARRA: A TALK BY DR. IVAN RAMOS
6:30 pm ● Alhambra Room
3rd floor • University-Student Union
Dr. Ivan Ramos, faculty, Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside, examines Chicana performance and visual artist Xandra Ibarra (aka La Chica Boom) and how she reimagines race in relationship to the sensorial, to touch and taste. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

THE MUJERES DE MAIZ ORAL HERSTORY PROJECT: SHARING CONOCIMIENTOS: A COLLABORATIVE PRESENTATION BY CSGS FACULTY FELLOW DR. DIONNE ESPINOZA AND MUJERES DE MAIZ
4:30 PM • Los Angeles Room BC
3RD floor • University-Student Union
Mujeres de Maiz, an activist organization from East LA, presents a panel that explores the process of interviewing women of color artivists and members of Mujeres de Maiz through the Oral Herstory project. This panel is presented in association with the Mujeres de Maiz Twenty Year Retrospective Exhibit.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

13th ANNUAL STUDENT RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ARTS CONFERENCE ON GENDERS & SEXUALITIES
9 am – 8 pm
3rd Floor • University-Student Union
Student scholars present their original research and explore genders, sexualities, feminism, and queer identities in this annual conference presented by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities and Cross Cultural Centers. For information, contact CSGS at (323) 343-6549 or CCC at (323) 343-5001.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

ELECTION 2016: WHAT NOW?
4:30 pm • Los Angeles Room BC
3rd floor • University-Student Union
Join campus and community scholars, journalists, and activists as we discuss the current political climate and the future of American democracy and its political institutions. Speakers include Madeleine Brand, journalist and host of KCRW’s Press Play; Dr. Mark Sawyer, Political Scientist, UCLA; and Dr. Raphe Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES RECEPTION
3 – 4 pm • Alhambra Room
3rd Floor • University-Student Union
Join us to learn more about Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Cal State LA, and to recognize the achievements of those graduating with a Minor or Post Baccalaureate Certificate in WGSS. 

 

Presented by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, and co-sponsored by the Cross Cultural Centers, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Pan-African Studies, College of Arts and Letters, University-Student Union and student fees.

 

For more information, or to request accommodations for a disability, please contact the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities at 323.343.6549 or the Cross Cultural Centers at 323.343.5001. Nominal parking fee for off-campus guests.