Calendar of Events

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES PROGRAM
FALL 2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THEME: RESISTANCE


All events to be held remotely. As online gathering platforms are being set-up please contact
Maria Karafilis,
Director, American Communities Program, at [email protected] if you
have any inquiries about event details.

NOW THROUGH - September 10, 2020 | 6 pm
CALLING ALL CAL STATE LA STUDENTS—CREATE A VIDEO TO GET THE VOTE OUT

PRIZES*:            FIRST PLACE--$250

SECOND PLACE--$150

THIRD PLACE--$100

VIDEOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 6 PM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND DIRECTIONS.
 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 6 pm
ACP 2019-20 Fellows Symposium

Join us as the 2019-2020 ACP Fellows (Pablo Baler/Modern Languages and Literatures, Gabriela Fried-Amilivia/Sociology, and Angela Vergara/History) discuss their current research on the theme of in/visibilities.

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 6 pm
ACP 2020-21 Fellows Symposium

Join us as the current ACP Fellows discuss our theme, Resistance, and examine critical methodologies for examining and enacting resistance.

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 1:40 pm
The 2020 Election: What We Need to Know

Join us for an interactive roundtable as renowned scholars Rachel Bitecofer (Niskanen Institute), Efren Perez (UCLA) and Chris Endy (Cal State LA) discuss the latest developments and predictions for the 2020 Election. 

 

Wednesday, October 7 | 12:15 pm
Film Screening: Suppressed

Join us for a watch party of Suppressed, an award-winning documentary about voter suppression in Georgia during the 2018 election.
Discussion to follow.

 


Presented by the American Communities Program, and co-sponsored by Cross Cultural Centers; College of Arts & Letters; Dr. Joseph A. Bailey, II, M.D.; University-Student Union; and student fees.

For more information, or to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Maria Karafilis, Director, American Communities Program, at [email protected].

To view past American Communities Program events, click here.