Mark Araujo-Levinson believes that it is important to preserve indigenous languages because the history, perspective of the people, culture and anything similar is engraved into the language. “Once it is gone, you lose so much.”
The CSUSB RAFFMA exhibit will consist of sculptures and paintings created by local Cahuilla and Serrano artists from the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, founded by Ernest and June Siva. An opening reception is set for Sept. 10.
Community partners June and Ernest Siva, and CSUSB faculty members Enrique Murillo Jr. and Alexandra Cavallaro, were honored for their work at the Office of Community Engagement’s Community Collaboration Celebration.
CSUSB’s Office of Community Engagement will host its Community Collaboration Celebration at 9 a.m. Friday, March 4, honoring faculty and community members who have left a lasting impact on the university and the community.
Lacey Kendall (communication studies), Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures, adjunct), and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
Carmen Jany (world languages and literatures) was quoted in an article about the work of Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures adjunct) to preserve the Serrano language, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about the possibility of plaintiffs collecting on the $26 million judgment against the group of white nationalists who organized the deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Tony Coulson (information decision sciences), Katherine Gray (art), Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures, adjunct) and Brian Levin were included in recent news coverage on topics related to their expertise.
A look back to an event earlier in 2020 in which CSUSB’s public history program and English department joined community groups to present the annual showcase and celebration of Native American poetry, music and art at the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in Banning.
CSUSB’s public history program and English department were among the community groups that came together Feb. 8 to present the annual showcase and celebration of Native American poetry, music and art.