What does it mean to be queer and/or trans in the professional world? Often times, queer and trans people are taught that to be taken seriously means having to act “normal.” This event will host a rotating table discussion with professionals giving their input on being part of the LGBTQ+ community and navigating professional world of job searching, interviewing, and office politics.
Statement Magazine is a Cal State LA literary and art journal that publishes student creative writing and non-fiction works. Student editors will talk about the magazine, share tips on what they look for in writing and art submissions, and provide a short writing prompt and workshop.
When West Hollywood would not let black or Latinx queer people in, Dr. Jewel Thais Williams bought a club space in South LA intended to celebrate the communities. Jewel’s Catch One documents the oldest black-owned nightclub in the U.S., which became a safe place for both the LGBTQ and black communities during the 42 years it was open in LA. Directed by C. Fitz, 2017, 90 minutes.
Nomination packets for the 20th Annual Cal State LA Distinguished Women Awards will be available at the CCC and online at www.calstatela.edu/usu/women. This spring semester event honors women faculty, staff, and administrators from Cal State LA for their many outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. Please see nomination form or website for deadline information and selection criteria, or call the CCC at (323) 343-5001.
Leave campus to explore thematically linked exhibitions organized under Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Join us as we visit the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Trip will be facilitated by Professor Leda Ramos (CLS 4900 – Chicanx Latinx Social Art History). The Chicanx/Latinx Student Resource Center will host lunch and transportation. Hold your spot for $10 at the U-SU Room 306. Tickets go on sale Sept. 5. Space is limited and tickets are non-refundable.