The ASI Executives are your top-tier representatives on campus who also advocate for you in the larger community and at the state level. ASI is hosting this special debate and providing an exclusive platform for the executive board candidates. The following candidates will debate: presidents, vice presidents and secretary/treasurers.
QTPOC, pronounced "Cutie Pock," stands for Queer and Trans people of color. QTPOC Thursday is a space for dialogue centered around Queer and Trans people of color. We share news, stories, tea, laughter and love.
Jen Scappettone, a faculty member in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago, discusses the interplay between poetry and research, specifically the documentary and activist capacities of poetry – how poetry can expose the pathways of responsibility, thus acting in the vein of social and environmental justice. Presented by the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, American Communities Program, MFA, and Department of English.
Do you know who lived on this land before you did? Join the Cross Culture Centers for a session about who lived in the Los Angeles area originally and about their continued fight to preserve their culture and land.
This coming academic year is the 20th anniversary of The John Lion New Plays Festival. Every other year, under the leadership and mentorship of Cal State LA Professor and renowned playwright, José Cruz González, student-written original plays are developed and then directed by invited professional directors for full main-stage premieres. Professor González is busy reading and the chosen pieces will be announced later this summer.
Student scholars present their original research and explore genders, sexualities, feminism and queer identities at this annual conference presented by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities and Cross Cultural Centers. Timothy Morton, an English professor at Rice University, presents from his influential research on “queer ecology” and on the ethical and ecological urgency of creating new forms of solidarity with nonhuman beings. For information, contact CSGS at (323) 343-6549 or CCC at (323) 343-5001.