This panel will explore the role of the printmaking studio in increasing access to pre-colonial knowledges and practices, such as Día de los Muertos, and influencing the role of art in political struggles in Southern California.
Cal State LA will be assisting at Seeds of Hope, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, which seeks to help congregations, communities and schools turn unused land into productive gardens and orchards to provide healthy and fresh food in areas of need across the county. Sign up at the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good by September 7. Transportation is provided. Space is limited. For more information, contact Anh Hong at (323) 343-3380.
Attend an annual symposium of Black & Queer book clubs from across the United States, with panels, speakers and writing workshops. Keynote speaker is actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (Dreamgirls, Moesha, and Fam). Learn more and register on the event website.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The S Word amplifies the voices of people living through suicide attempts and loss. Watch an important film followed by a discussion led by Counseling and Psychological Services counselors. Directed by Lisa Klein, 2017, 93 minutes.
Bradley Rogers, a theatre studies faculty member at Duke University, explores the psycho-biddy genre of films as a queer form of horror, with particular attention paid to the relationship between the spectator and the decaying body of the female performer/character. Hosted by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities.