Join us as the 2016-17 fellows, Dr. José Anguiano (CHLS and the Honors College), Dr. Andrew Knighton (English), and Dr. Priscilla Leiva (CHLS and History), examine the American Communities Program theme, The Humanities and American Cultures: Stakes and Specificities, and its implications for understanding American communities and cultures.
Celebrate Constitution Day 2016 at Cal State LA and discover what makes the United States Constitution one of the most influential documents ever written. Express your opinion on important constitutional issues and enter an essay to win a $50 bookstore gift card. Essays are due by Oct. 31 at the Center for Student Involvement. Only Cal State LA students are eligible to enter and win the essay contest. For more information, please visit CSI at U-SU 204 or call 323-343-5110.
We’ve all heard Beyoncé’s album, Lemonade. Plantations, Black Panthers, and of course Beckys. It’s time to talk about Beyoncé’s unapologetic support for black women and the black community. Is this her statement through art form or simply a marketing stunt? In this Black Talk event, we will discuss black women, solidarity, and the “Beckys” in our circles of life. Learn how you (Cal State LA students only, with current student ID) could win a pair of tickets to the Formation Tour, coming to LA’s Dodger Stadium on Sept. 14.
Join us as scholars, musicians, and community activists discuss the connections between current pop culture, social justice, and our identities. This week, we’re talking about the music and artistry of Kendrick Lamar. Following the talk, we’ll be drawing the name of the Cal State LA student who will win a pair of tickets to Beyoncé's Formation Tour, coming to LA’s Dodger Stadium on Sept. 14.
Kimberly Robertson, Ph.D. faculty for the Gender and Women’s Studies department at CSU Northridge, discusses her academic and political interests related to violence against native women, the construction of identity, urbanity, sovereignty, and indigenous feminisms.