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University Events & Activities for
Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Computer Training
Information Technology Services (ITS) Training Program provides just-in-time training via online video tutorials. CSULA students, faculty and staff now have unlimited access to over 1,400 courses on-demand at your fingertips, 24x7. We also offer campus-specific training via step-by-step documentation, Moodle courses, and hands-on computer workshops by request. Topics for workshop request include Microsoft Office 2010 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook—for faculty and staff), Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop), HTML5 & CSS3, IBM SPSS Statistics, web accessibility workshop series, creating online videos, and many more! Visit the website for more information.
Call ITS Training Program at (323) 343-5369 for more information.

Glue, Paper, Scissors: A Group Exhibition
Featuring collage-based work by 15 Los Angeles artists: Dan Bayles, Mark Bradford, Kent Familton, Joyce Lightbody, Candice Lin, Jason Meadows, Justin Michell, Aaron Morse, Eamon Ore-Giron, Meaghan Reid, Nils Schirrmacher, Alexis Smith, Frances Stark, Rosha Yaghmai, and Brenna Youngblood. Organized by Marco Rios. Glue, Paper, Scissors draws attention to the multifacted ways in which contemporary artists continue to employ collage techniques, juxtaposing objects or images to create new meanings. (Artist Talk featuring Joyce Lightbody: Tue., May 12, 6 p.m., Luckman Gallery)
Luckman Gallery
Gallery hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Call the Luckman Gallery at (323) 343-6604 for more information.
Saturday, April 04, 2009  - Saturday, May 23, 2009  - Opening reception: Sat., Apr. 4, 6-8 p.m.

The Art of Chess: The Munitz Chess Collection
The exhibit features selections from the 52 fine chess sets and more than 350 volumes of chess literature donated by Cal State L.A. Trustee Professor and former CSU Chancellor Barry Munitz to the University Library Special Collections.
JFK Memorial Library, First Floor, Exhibit Area
Gallery open during Library hours
Call the University Library at (323) 343-3988 for more information.
Sunday, May 10, 2009  - Saturday, December 12, 2009 

OED & OSD Training Workshop
The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) in partnership with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) announces a training workshop for faculty designed to provide them with tips for teaching students with disability-related limitations and preventing discrimination. The training workshop is two hours in length to allow sufficient time for participant interaction.
King Hall C172
Call the Office for Equity and Diversity at (323) 343-3040 for more information.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:00AM - 12:00PM

PBI’s 2009 California Agenda
Topic: "California’s Financial Future: Getting Beyond Gridlock?" Guest Speaker: California State Controller John Chiang.
Golden Eagle Ballroom
Call the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State L.A. at (323) 343-3770 for more information.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Geography Career Day and Open House
Come to see where the jobs are in geosciences. This is a great opportunity for you to meet with representatives from federal and state government agencies, cities, JPL, map makers, and other private companies in the Los Angeles area. You can also learn about the great training programs in GIS, remote sensing, and spatial analysis offered by the Department. (Refreshments will be served.)
King Hall D4044
Call the Geography and Urban Analysis Department at (323) 343-2220 for more information.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 4:00PM - 7:00PM

A Cure for Color-Blindness: Why Anti-Racism Matters Now
Dr. George Lipsitz, Department of Black Studies at UC Santa Barbara, discusses why “post-racial” is not synonymous with the end of racism in the United States.
U-SU Theatre
Call the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 for more information.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:00PM

British Council USA UK Writer-in-Residence
John Siddique has been referred to as the ideal poet for 21st-century Britain. Cal State L.A. will be the U.S. launch site for Siddique’s book of poems, RECITAL – An Almanac.
Arena Theatre
Call the CSULA Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics at (323) 343-4165 for more information.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:30PM