5th Annual Korean Festival
May 3, 2019 was the 5th year anniversary of the event. The event schedule for the day was as follows:
Holyesik: Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Event Center (SMSU-106)
Dinner Reception: 5 p.m.-6 p.m. at Event Center (SMSU-106)
Performance Showcase: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. (SMSU-107)
Guests were greeted with 10 Korean chefs who served delectable Korean dishes at the dinner reception, and then with performers in modern and Traditional Korean themes at the performance showcase.
There was also a Korean traditional wedding ceremony, Holyesik, presented prior to the dinner reception.
JET Program Information Session and Application Workshop
Mr. Grant Minagawa from Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles came to CSUSB to introduce the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program which is sponsored by the Japanese government.The JET Program is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange. Participants work in Japan as full-time English teaching assistants or as coordinators for international relations.Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019Time: 6:20 P.M. - 7:20 P.M. (JET Program Information Session) 7:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. (Application Workshop)Location: UH-106
All majors are welcome! No Japanese language skills are required!For more information about the JET Program, please visit JET Program USA.If you have any questions on the JET Program, please contact:JET Desk, Consulate General of Japan in Los Angelesjet@ls.mofa.go.jp / 213-617-6700If you have any questions on this information session, please contact:Makiko AmayaDepartment of World Languages and Literaturesmamaya@csusb.edu(909) 537-7132
Latinos Beyond Reel
Date: October 8, 2019 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pmLocation: PL-5005 (Library Multimedia Center)As part of Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Pfau Library, College of Arts and Letters, ATI, ASI, World Languages and Literatures Department, and Acto Latino invite you to join us for a screening of Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype.Directed by Miguel Picker and Chyng Sun, Latinos Beyond Reel draws on the insights of Latinx scholars, journalists, community leaders, actors, directors, and producers, offering a sweeping historical look at Latinx representations in U.S. news and entertainment media. The film shows how these representations have shaped public attitudes and government policies over time.After the screening, Dr. Rafael Correa, Professor, World Languages and Literatures Department, engaged the audience in a discussion.View Event Flyer
When: June 15, 2019Where: Toyota ArenaTime: 8:00 PMCollege of Arts & Letters and College of Education
Professional Development Workshop
When: May 28, 2019Where: UH-052Time: 3:00 PM
Las 'excepciones' en la gramática del español: Una mirada histórica y contemporánea
André Zampaulo is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Linguistics at California State University, Fullerton, where he coordinates the Spanish & Portuguese Program and teaches courses and graduate seminars in Spanish Linguistics. Dr. Zampaulo earned his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics from Ohio State University, specializing in phonetics, phonology, dialectology, and historical linguistics. His research focuses on Romance Linguistics, particularly sound variation and change in Ibero-Romance languages. He is the author of Os sons do português: Uma introdução prática à fonética e à pronúncia da língua portuguesa (Routledge, 2018) and Palatal sound change in the Romance languages: Diachronic and synchronic perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2019).This presentation will be given in Spanish.Certificate of Participation will be provided to all attending. Sponsored by the Department of World Languages and Literatures
When: May 23, 2019Where: PL-5005Time: 2:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Dragon Boat Festival Celebration
Free admissionFree Chinese bakery and Boba milk tea
Chinese paper zongziChinese paper fanChinese traditional clothingChinese CalligraphyChinese yoyo
The Department of World Languages and Literatures ( WLL)
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles (Culture Center & Education Division)Liquid Tea Bar
The Chinese Program of WLL
Guest Lecture - Lucia Guerra
When: May 7, 2019Where: UH-248Time: 9:02 AM
Dr. Lucia Guerra is a Chilean author and emeritus profes-sor of Latin American Literature at the University of California, Irvine. She specialized in Critical Theory, Gender Studies, and Creative Writing. As a fiction writer, Lucia Guerra gives voice to women’s silenced experiences; she denounces social subordination. She has won the Plu-ral Essay Award, the Casa de las Américas Prize, The An-nual Translation and the Gabriela Mistral Awards for her prestigious essays, articles, and books that have been published internationally.
CSUSB Korean Festival 2019
When: May 3, 2019Where: SMSU 106Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMYou are cordially invited to the CSUSB Korean Festival 2019 on Friday, May 3, 2019. The event schedule for the day is as follows:
Holyesik: Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Event Center (SMSU-106)
5 p.m.-6 p.m. at Event Center (SMSU-106)
6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. (SMSU-107)Guests will be greeted with 10 Korean chefs who will be serving delectable Korean dishes at the dinner reception, and then with performers in modern and Traditional Korean themes at the performance showcase.
Admission ($5) is required for the dinner reception and performance showcase but not for the Korean traditional wedding ceremony. Tickets are now available at Box Office (SMSU-108).
Latin American Studies ConferenceWhen: April 25, 2019 to April 26, 2019Where: PL-5005Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMThe Latin American Studies Conference, “Study of the Americas,” fosters interest, knowledge, and understanding of the very diverse peoples, processes and histories shaping Latin America and the Caribbean.
When: April 25, 2019Where: SMSU Event CenterTime: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Come join us for an afternoon full of culture, music, games, giveaways, and much more!Brought to you by the Acto Latino Theater Group and Los Amigos Spanish ClubDepartment of World Languages and Literatures
Paris Study Abroad Preview DayWhere: UH-052Time: 4:15 PMCSUSB is affiliated with the European Studies Association Program in Paris.Visit the ESA website for more information and a downloadable brochure about the ESA Program in Paris. Students can receive academic credit from CSUSB for this program.Stop by UH-052 at 4:15pm on one of the preview days or contact Dr. Nelson (909-537-7104) for more information.Past Preview Days April 11, 2019February 21, 2019January 24, 2019November 29, 2018
CSUSB International Market 2019
When: April 8, 2019Where: John M. Pfau Library LawnTime: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PMThe CSUSB International Market is organized by the Center for Global Management in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration.The event aims to serve as a platform to promote global awareness and acceptance of cultural diversity by providing a space for people of all cultures and backgrounds to be celebrated.We want to foster community between the multi-ethnic demographic through an event filled with music, entertainment, free giveaways and much, much more!Opportunity to win a $500 scholarship towards a Center for Global Management Study Abroad trip!!!Entrance: FREE***Sign up through Eventbrite and receive a free ticket for our cultural giveaway drawings throughout the event!**Parking: $6.00 for University Parking. We suggest lot D and C as they are closest to the event.Payment: Cash is best as credit/debit card options may be limited.
Taiwan Study Abroad Info Session
When: March 5, 2019Where: UH-052Time: 4:00 PMFind out more about the Study Abroad program in Taiwan at one of the info sessions:Thursday, February 7, 2019, 4 - 5pmTuesday, February 19, 2019, 4 - 5pmTuesday, March 5, 2019, 4 - 5pm Program includes:Mandarin language classes at the National Taiwan Normal UniversityCultural classes in traditional Kung fu, calligraphy, and painting Chinese Opera masksCultural excursions to Shan Xia, JiuFen, Shi Fen, and Fo Guang Shan.And much more!
Happy Girl's Day
When: February 20, 2019Where: SMSU-102Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Come out to celebrate Happy Hinamatsuri (girl’s day) with the API center and the Japanese (AxJ) Club! There will be traditional Japanese snacks, drinks, and fun festivities!
All welcome!Presented By:SMSU Asian & Pacific Islander Center
Chinese new Year Celebration
When: February 15, 2019Where: SMSU 106BC, SMSU 106ATime: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PMChinese New Years Celebration
Costa Rica Study Abroad Info Session
When: February 05, 2019Where: UH-052Time: 11:00 AMStudy Abroad in Costa Rica as part of the Certificate Program in Healthcare Spanish.Come to an Info Session in UH-052 for more details.
Past Info Session Days
Tuesday, February 5, 11am-12pmWednesday, February 6, 11am-12pmWednesday, February 20, 12pm-1pmThursday, February 21, 12pm-1pm
When: November 27, 2018Where: PL-5005Time: 10:00 AMThe Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Diversity Committee invites you to a special lecture.
Seductive Hallucinations of Latina/o Mannequins Prowling the American Unconscious
A traveling Circus of Desmadres pop-up art show/exhibit by Professor William 'Memo' Nericcio and The artist Guillermo Nericcio García a Chicano literary theorist, cultural critic, American Literature scholar, and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. @eyegiene#mextasymextasy.blogspot.com
Concert for a Cause
When: November 16, 2018Where: PA Recital HallTime: 7:30 PM
Music Across Borders
Maria Laetitia, Soprano
Dr. Alastair Edmonstone, Piano$10 Students$15 Staff and FacultyPurchase tickets at Box Office PA-145Department of World Languages & LiteraturesIntellectual Life Grant
Bringing History to Life
When: November 15, 2018Where: JB-138Time: 10:00 AM
A Review of Vital Signs by the Author and Photographer
Special guest lecturers, Emeritus Professor from the English Department, Dr. Juan Delgado, and Department Chair of World Languages and Literatures, Thomas McGovern, will speak about the collaboration for their book, Vital Signs; winner of the American Book Award.
Dr. Juan Delgado
Chair Thomas McGovernDepartment of World Languages and Literatures
When: November 14, 2018Where: SMSU Event CenterTime: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PMJoin us for a day of cultural performances, presentations, games, food/drinks and more!Open to all students and to the general public. Free admission.
Japanese Culture and Information Booths
2:00PM-5:00PMLearn about studying/working abroad in Japan, scholarships, CSUSB’s Japanese minor and certificate programs. Enjoy Japanese games, calligraphy, origami, and more!
Japanese Taiko Drum Performance by TAIKOPROJECT
A Lecture by Ms. Yuko Kaifu, President of Japan House Los Angeles“JAPAN HOUSE – The New Public Diplomacy Initiative”Check out the flyer about Ms. Yuko Kaifu's lecture for more details.3:30PM-4:30PMLight Refreshments ServedRSVP Online RequiredA Presentation by Pasona N A, Inc. “Japanese Business Within the US”5:00PM-5:30PMCheck out the flyer about Pasona for more details.Presenters: Ms. Annie Yoo and Ms. Haruka TakaokaJapanese Gala: Entertainment and Presentations5:40PM-8:00PM Japanese Anime Cosplay Show, Phi Alpha Theta History Club presentation, Judo demonstration, games, and more!Enjoy free Japanese food and sweets!Sponsors American X Japanese Cross Cultural Club, Associated Students Incorporated, College of Extended and Global Education, Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Intellectual Life Fund, Pasona N A Inc., and University Diversity CommitteeFor more informationMakiko Amaya Department of World Languages and Literatures(909) 537-7132 / email@example.comAmerican X Japanese Cross Cultural Clubjapanclubcsusb@gmail.comValid CSUSB parking pass or $6.00 daily pass required.If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Jason Lara at (951) 522-5015 to make arrangements prior to November 11th, 2018.
Acto Latino and Los Amigos Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
When: November 9, 2018Where: SMSU TheaterTime: 7:00 PM
Acto Latino and Los Amigos Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Acto Latino, Los Amigos Spanish Club and the Department of World Languages and Literatures present in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month:
El Cruce de los Sueños
An original piece created from the real immigration experiences of Acto Latino students and relatives
An adaptation of an original play by Luis Valdez$6 TicketsOpen to the public. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please call Bibiana Diaz at 537-3670 to make arrangements.
Guest Speaker - Laura AmadorVariabilidad Motivacional en los Aprendices de Segunda Lengua: Algunas Implicaciones PedagógicasWhen: November 8, 2018Where: UH-042Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PMPresentation will be in Spanish.Refreshments will be provided by Sigma Delta PiSponsored by the Department of World Languages and Literatures and Sigma Delta Pi
JET Program Information Session
When: October 10, 2018Where: PL-0013Time: 4:30 PM
Mr. Grant Minagawa from Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles is coming to CSUSB to introduce the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program which is sponsored by the Japanese government. The JET Program is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange. Participants work in Japan as full-time English teaching assistants or as coordinators for international relations. This event is sponsored by Department of World Languages and Literatures and Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles. If you have any questions on this information session, please contact: Makiko AmayaDepartment of World Languages and Literaturesmamaya@csusb.edu / (909) 537-7132UH-201.41
Hispanic Heritage Month Plays
When: October 9, 2018Where: SMSU TheaterTime: 7:00 PMActo Latino, Los Amigos Spanish Club and the Department of World Languages and Literatures present in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month:El Cruce de los SueñosAn original piece created from the real immigration experiences of Acto Latino students and relativesLos VendidosAn adaptation of an original play by Luis Valdez$6 TicketsOpen to the public. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please call Bibiana Diaz at 537-3670 to make arrangements.
College of Arts & Letters and College of Education Commencement 2018
When: June 16, 2018Where: Citizens Business Bank ArenaTime: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PMCSUSB will hold graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 16 for the College of Arts & Letters and College of Education at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena. Click below on Saturday to watch live streaming of the main campus June commencement ceremonies.
Spanish Placement & Challenge ExamsWhen: June 9, 2018Where: UH-007Time: 11:00 AMDo you already know Spanish? Did you study Spanish in High School? If you have not already taken a Spanish course at CSUSB and want to study Spanish here, then you need to take the Placement Exam. You may want to challenge Span 103 at the same time. The Challenge Exam is the same exam as the Placement Exam. On the day of the test, you may choose to challenge Span 103 by completing the Challenge By Exam form. If you pass, then, you will receive 4 units credit. The four units credit received for the course do NOT count towards full time enrollment.This test takes approximately 1 hour and takes place in UH-007 on the CSUSB Main Campus.It will include four skills: Reading, Contextualized Grammar, Writing and Speaking. Feel free to review the Placement Test Taker Guide or Sample Spanish Placement Test to experience how the assessment flows and the types of questions for all levels of difficulty, but you will not receive a score at the end.Exam DatesPlease check our website for the next placement exam dates.Appointment is Required Make a Spanish Placement/Challenge Exam appointment online, stop by UH-007 or call 909-537-5848.Palm Desert Campus For available dates/times at PDC, please contact Avisinia Rodriguez.