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Offers Joy, Hope,
If you find yourself in need of a little song, Commercial Music graduate student Femke Weidema offers one-of-a-kind compositions, just for you, or for anyone else who writes to her with a suggestion for her One-Song-a-Week project, now in its 12th week. Available on the FemkeSongs YouTube channel, the song-a-week project features Weidema's original compositions and occasional accompaniment from fellow CSULA students in her One-Song-a-Week Choir.
Weidema created the One-Song-a-Week project after noticing that her creative drive seemed to become bogged down by her more academic perspectives on her work -- the type of perspective necessary to any rigorous graduate program. "I had to do something to keep my creative juices freely flowing, without judgment," she says, "otherwise I could get stuck."
After initiating the project in September 2009, Weidema has committed herself to composing, literally, one song a week, for one year, and, as she says in her introduction to the project, "Not just any song, your song."
FemkeSongs is 400 subscribers
strong, and Weidema has been very pleased with the response to her
project. All of the songs to date have been written for
complete strangers--people she knows only through their request
letters to her.
In "You've Got It All," recorded for Kali and Ann, who, Weidema announces, "are going through a pretty rough time right now," the music is made all the more compelling by the sight of a coffee maker on the kitchen counter in the background. With her minimalistic video productions, usually recorded in her own apartment, Weidema has created an atmosphere of warmth and sincerity for her viewers.
Weidema continually receives letters from listeners with their song requests and personal stories. Many of these stories, Weidema says, are about grief and loss. "I completely understand that those emotions lead people to seek music, and I am so happy to be able to create music to help them with their process, but," she implores her listeners, "I am equally open to stories about victory and humor!"
Femke is a Master of Music student in the Commercial Music program at California State University, Los Angeles. She received her bachelor's degree from Prins Claus Conservatory in Holland. She transferred to CSULA after beginning a Songwriting program at Berklee College of Music in Boston, because, she says, she was seeking more personal, one-on-one collaboration with her faculty members. She has found that at Cal State L.A.
For an introduction to Femke and her One-Song-a-Week project, visit the FemkeSongs YouTube channel and look for the video "Femke - One Song a Week." To submit one of your own stories or requests, email Femke at email@example.com.
CREATIVE WRITING NEWS Wendy Cope reads forJean Burden Poetry Series
The Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (CCPP), the College of Arts and Letters, and the CSULA Department of English the will welcome Wendy Cope as the 2010 Jean Burden poet, at a reading on February 25.
Cope's debut collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis,
which appeared in 1986, won widespread
critical praise, eventually selling 200,000 copies. Her subsequent
books have received a similarly warm reception. Cope's major collections of poetry include Serious Concerns (1992), If I Don't Know (2001), and Two Cures for Love (2008).
The Jean Burden Poetry Reading featuring Wendy Cope will be held Thursday, February 25, at 6:30pm, at the CSULA Golden Eagle Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
The Jean Burden
series was established in 1986 by friends and supporters of Jean
Burden to honor her achievements as a poet, essayist, editor,
teacher and scholar, and to celebrate
Jean Burden's decades of commitment to sustaining poetry's
presence at Cal State L.A.
increasingly popular event features an annual reading by a major
poet. Noted poets, Pulitzer Prize winners and Poets Laureate have
been guest readers since the inception of this series at Cal State
L.A., including Andrew Motion, Rita Dove, Anthony Hecht, Maxine
Kumin, Mary Oliver, Harryette Mullen, Lucille Clifton, Galway
Kinnell, Carolyn Kizer, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Richard Wilbur,
Linda Pastan, Mark Strand, and Adrienne Rich.
This February offers a multitude of exciting new events for CSULA students and our friends and neighbors. Take a look at our event listing below, or visit the interactive calendar on the Arts & Letters Homepage!
|CREATIVE WRITING NEWS
|Call For Proposals: SignificationsPresented by the CSULA English Graduate Student AssociationSignifications seeks to examine literary representations of meaning and experience, as well as the full range of significations of word and image. The conference provides CSU graduate students with an opportunity to share and receive feedback about their research in a professional academic environment.View the full Call for Proposals here
. For further information, contact the Conference Coordinator at Significations.firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the CSULA Department of English at (323) 343-4140. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: MARCH 1, 2010
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MUSIC | PHILOSOPHY | THEATRE ARTS & DANCE | TV-FILM-MEDIA
CSULA Community Events
Sat JAN 30 - Th FEB 25, 2010
I'm Giving You My Dream Guns
Art exhibit featuring the work of Alexi Chisler, Libby Hartle, and Meridith Pingree.
Opening Reception, January 30. Gallery
Hours M-Th + Sa 12-5. For more information, call the CSULA Department
of Art at (323) 343-4010.
Thur FEB 4- FEB 25, 6:15pm
Free movie screenings. 1st floor, U-SU Theatre, Room 106
Four Little Girls: Thur, Feb 4
Documentary follows the September 15, 1963 bombing of a
black church in Birmingham, Alabama, which killed four young girls and became a
defining moment in the U.S. Civil Rights movement.
Directed by Spike Lee, 1997.
Screaming Queens: Riot at Compton's Cafeteria: Thur, Feb 11
Little-known story of the first known act of collective,
violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United
Directed by Victor Silverman and Susan Stryker, 2005.
Stand up for Justice: the Ralph Lazo Story: Thur, Feb 18
True story of a Mexican American student in East L.A., who
chose to go to the Manzanar Japanese relocation camp during World War II with
his Japanese American friends. Directed by Amy Kato, 2004. Filmmaker will be
present for Q&A.
Persepolis: Thur, Feb 25
An enthralling animated feature about a spirited young woman
in Iran who spends her life trying to deal with the consequences of her
Directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi, 2007
Mon FEB 15
Sins Invalid: An Unashamed Claim to Beauty in the Face of
6:15pm, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center hosts performers
from Sins Invalid, a performance art group that celebrates disabilities,
sexuality, and beauty that includes all bodies and communities.
Thu FEB 18
GAUGE Presents Cynthia Murnane
7:30pm at the CSULA Music Hall
Cynthia is the Creative Director and Principal at Magnitude, strategy +
design. Cynthia's career has taken her to London, and New York, San
Francisco and Los Angeles where she has served as Designer, Art
Director and Design Director at well known firms such as Hal
Riney/Publicis Advertising, Saatchi and Saatchi, Vanderbyl Design, and
most recently Landor Associates. Cynthia has played a major role in
developing such brands as Saturn, the launch of Sprint PCS and Mirage
Resorts. She has also lead corporate identity and brand development
work for Fortune 500 companies including the global launch of BP,
Charles Schwab, FedEx, General Mills, Coca-Cola, Ford, Jaguar, New
Mexico State University and Porsche among others.
Thu FEB 18, 3:15pm
Gravestones of the Fags and Dykes: Mental Health and the
3rd floor, University-Student Union
Did you know that the suicide and attempted suicide rates
for young people perceived to be gay or lesbian, or who are questioning their
sexual orientation or gender presentation, are higher than other young people
in the U.S.? This discussion, presented by the Gender and Sexuality Resource
Center, focuses on the societal and inner community issues that influence and
shape mental health issues for members of the LGBTQ community.
Mon FEB 22, 3:15pm
Poetry Writing Workshop: By Ruth Forman
3rd floor, University-Student Union
Ruth Forman is an award-winning young writer and filmmaker
whose work focuses on black women and empowerment. A graduate of UC Berkeley
and the famed USC film school, she will lead a poetry-writing workshop designed
to inspire others with the power and magic of language. The University
Bookstore will have copies of Forman's book for sale.
Tue FEB 23, 6:30pm
Remembering MLK: Black History Month Celebration
Los Angeles Room A and B, 3rd floor,
Join us as we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. and Black History Month with a special keynote speaker,
artistic and literary performances, and recognition of those who participated
in the MLK Community Action Project this quarter. For more information, contact
the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001.
Wed FEB 24, 2010
OF SURVIVAL, THE HOLOCAUST, AND SCHINDLER'S LIST: A Public Lecture by Mr. Leon
6pm at the CSULA University Student Union, Los Angeles Room
Join us as Leon Leyson, the
youngest member of Schindler's List and renowned Holocaust educator, recounts
his experiences. Reception to follow.
Thu FEB 25 - Sat FEB 27
Winter Dance Concert
7:30pm at the King Hall Studio One Theatre
From studio class to the stage, our dance students present culturally diverse dance styles, all energized by student expression, potential, and an undeniable love of dance.
Tickets available online at www.calstatela.edu/dept/theatre_dance/purchasetickets.php.
Thu FEB 25
Jean Burden Poetry Series presents Wendy Cope
6:30pm at the CSULA Golden Eagle Ballroom
See feature article above for more information.
Fri FEB 26, 2010
Powerful Visions Lecture, 2010
Studies on the Limits of Cultural
Representations: Visual Art, Language Emergence, Performance Activism,
and Political Violence.
1:00pm, Friday, February 26, at the Overseer's Room of the Huntington Library:
The Arts and Letters Powerful Visions Lecture Series was launched in
2004. Through the generous support of the Huntington Library Research
Department, the lectures are held in the month of February in the
Overseers' Room usually at mid-day. Each year the event has been
"standing room only" with representative members of the California
State University Los Angeles (CSULA) campus-faculty, staff, and
students along with a generous mix of folks from the local community,
as well as members and friends of the Huntington Library.
- Mohammed Abed, Assistant Professor - Philosophy: "Terrorism, Representation, and the Limits of Philosophical Analysis."
Elizabeth Bryant, Professor - Art: "Framing Nature: Looking, Seeing, Knowing?"
Namhee Lee, Assistant Professor - Department of Modern Languages and Literature: "Emergence of Symbolic Representation and Symbolosphere"
Carole Frances Lung, Assistant Professor - Art: "18 Cents an Hour: Reenactments of Humanity at Work."
The Series began with a very simple premise: to provide an
occasion and opportunity for faculty, staff and students within the
College of Arts and Letters at CSULA to gather in a refined and serene
environment to share cutting edge research in a manner that opens
spaces of critical thought, engage meaningful intellectual and social
exchange, and project powerful visions for academic work, social
activism and critical aesthetics. Each year, those who have attended
have been challenged by creatively constructed and intellectually
astute presentations. Undergraduate and graduate students are
particularly encouraged to attend and special attention is given to
foregrounding their voice in the scholarly conversation.
Fri FEB 26, 6:30pm
Gospel Signing Choir of San Diego
U-SU Theatre, 1st floor, University-Student Union
Join us for an evening with the Gospel Signing Choir of San
Diego as we explore a small part of the deaf and hard of hearing community
through inspirational song. Brought to you by the Center for Student
Involvement, Pan African Student Resource Center and the Office for Students
Mark your Calendars for these Very Important Dates:
Fri APRIL 23, 7pm
University Gymnasium, for Students receiving Dean's List Honors, Freshman Honors, and Special Recognition in Graduate Studies.
By Invitation Only.
Fri JUNE 11, 5pm
Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement
University Athletic Stadium
Charter College of Education
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
College of Health and Human Services
Sat JUNE 12, 8am
Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement
University Athletic Stadium
College of Arts and Letters
College of Business and Economics
College of Natural and Social Sciences
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AWARDS, ACTIVITIES, & ACHIEVEMENTS
The work of faculty member Carole Frances Lung (Department of Art) is currently being featured in the exhibit Gestures of Resistance at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, in Portland, Oregon. Lung's work examines Portland's garment culture and utilizes a bicycle-powered sewing machine. Lung's piece "Manufacturing Moholy in Weimar" was recently featured in the article "Learning Styles," by Susan Tallman, in Art in America (January, 2010).
The Theatre Arts and Dance production of Velina Hasu-Houston's play Tea has been invited to be performed at the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre festival in St. George, Utah, February 9-13, 2010.
Original CSULA cast members Amanda Jonsson, Kristine Dickson, Beatrice
Collins, Katherine Rose Young, and Hiroko Saeki will
perform at the festival.
The lighting design for Tea, designed by Theatre Arts and Dance student Amber Cox, has been invited to enter the KCACTF design exhibition and competition.
Tea was directed by Professor Pam Dunne and was performed at the Intimate Theatre in October 2009. The play was
revived in the State Playhouse on February 5 and 6. The production departed for St. George on February 7.
Domnita Dumitrescu, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, has been elected as a lifetime Honorary President of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi. Dr. Dumitrescu, alongside Dr. Susan Carvalho of the University of Kentucky, will be the first female apointees in the history of the society, which was founded 90 years ago at UC Berkeley. The formal recognition will take place during the Sigma Delta Pi Triennial Convention in Guadalajara, Mexico, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, on Monday, July 12, 2010. The organization recognizes eminent Hispanists with the honorary presidency. Also receiving this honor at the 2010 convention will be Professor Gerardo Pina-Rosales, President of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.
Four creative works by three Cal State L.A. students- Dallim Park of Glendale, Matt Gatlin of Los Angeles and Nadia Montoya of Panorama City-were recently honored at the 2009 CSU Media Arts Festival (MAF).The annual festival showcases exceptional student film and video projects throughout the California State University system's 23 campuses. Cash awards were given for the first-place Rosebud Awards in each category, and also to the CSU campus department of each winning entrant. A total of 171 entries from throughout the CSU were received and judged by a panel of industry experts. The panel chose 30 finalists for competition within nine categories: animation, documentary, experimental, interactive, music video, narrative, television, feature screenplay, and short screenplay. View the Press Release here.
Assistant Professor of Dance Seonagh Odhiambo received an award from the Canada Council for the Arts for 2009-2010, recognizing her choreography work in a piece on the theme "healing water." For more information about her work, visit www.islandinstitute.com/gallery/HealingWater/index.htm
President Rosser and the Academic Senate hosted a reception on October 6 at the Golden Eagle Ballroom to honor Outstanding Professors at CSULA. Among those honored were Professor of Art Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, who received an Outstanding Professor Award for 2008-09, and Professor of English and Chicano Studies Roberto Cantu, who received a Cal State L.A. President's Distinguished Professor Award for 2009-2010.
Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures Domnita Dumitrescu presented a paper entitled "Rum. Cica vs. Span. Dizque: Intertextualidad y Polifonia" at the 12th IADA Conference held in Barcelona, Spain, September 14-18, 2009.
Arts & Letters congratulates 2009-2010 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars: Luis Vargas Maldonado, Spanish Linguistics, Faculty Mentor Gaston Alzate; and Adan Rios, Political Science, Faculty Mentor Manuel Aguilar-Moreno.
The Department of Art Animation program's SciVi project has received extended funding from the National Science Foundation for the fourth consecutive year.
Pictured above: Professor Domnita Dumitrescu.
|JOBS, SCHOLARSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, & MORE
NEW CITY OF TORRANCE SEEKS DANCE/EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR
City of Torrance Community Services Department: JOB OPPORT U N I T Y : INSTRUCTOR I - (DANCE AND EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR), CULTURAL SERVICES DIVISION, SALARY $20.13 - $22.21 per hour The City of Torrance Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for an Instructor I to teach youth and adult, dance and exercise classes for the Cultural Services Division. Interested applicants can submit an application, resume and cover letter to the City of Torrance Human Resources Department, 3231 Torrance Boulevard, during the following hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Human Resources Department is closed every other Friday. Applications, resume and cover letter can also be submitted on-line on the Human Resources Department web page at www.TorranceCA.Gov. * Only those candidates whose training and experience best meet our needs will be invited to participate in an oral interview. If no qualified applicants apply by the deadline, the position will be reopened. If you have additional questions contact Randi Maddox at Rmaddox@TorranceCA.Gov The City of Torrance is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants with disabilities who require special arrangements must contact the above-named personnel prior to testing/interview.
NEW FREE PERFORMANCE SPACE AT MUSIC CENTER
Do you like playing music for fun? Are you learning to play a new instrument or a new piece of music? Not afraid to practice music in an outdoor public space? Then PUBLIC PRACTICE is for you! Practice, practice, practice. Experience the process of practice - not performance - in unexpected outdoor public spaces at the Music Center. Learn more! http://www.musiccenter.org/events/aa_practice.html WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Open to non-professional INSTRUMENTAL musicians and music hobbyists of all skill levels and cultural musical traditions. Choose to participate as a solo musician or as a duo. HOW DO I APPLY? It's EASY - apply online, takes as little as 15 minutes! Sign up now! http://www.musiccenter.org/events/aa_practice.html APPLY February 5 to March 5, 2010. Early applications are encouraged. There is no audition. Musicians will be selected based on stated interest, understanding of Public Practice goals, and commitment to
recreational music-making. QUESTIONS? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW CHINESE AMERICAN MUSEUM SEEKS EXHIBIT COORDINATOR
The Friends of the Chinese American Museum is currently seeking applications for the following position: EXHIBITION COORDINATOR, LOCATION: Chinese American Museum, 425 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. TYPE: Full-time. START DATE: Immediate; position open until filled. SALARY: Salary starting from $35,000; competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until March 29, 2010.
TO APPLY: Applicants are accepted on a continuous basis and remain open until
filled. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted
within 40 calendar days of receipt of your application. · (Preferred) Email: Send documents as Adobe PDF attachments to Administrative Director Dora Quach, at email@example.com.
Please save each PDF attachment as "Firstname Lastname - Cover Letter";
"Firstname Lastname - Resume"; "Firstname Lastname - 3 References";
"Firstname Lastname - Salary History." Please indicate "CAM Exhibitions
Coordinator" in the subject heading. · U.S. Mail: Mail cover letter, résumé, three references, and salary history to: Attn: Dora Quach, Friends of the Chinese American Museum
125 Paseo de la Plaza, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012, RE: CAM Exhibitions Coordinator. · Inquiries: Please contact Dora Quach at (213) 485-8484; or consult the CAM website at www.camla.org for more information.
YO GABBA GABBA ANIMATION INTERNSHIP
Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nickelodeon) is a kids' television show looking for Animation Interns. Nickelodeon needs enthusiastic candidates who are interested in character animation, storyboarding, motion graphics, and special FX (compositing, FX, etc.). This opportunity offers valuable experience and on-the-job training, ideal for those who want to get into animation for television. Experience is preferred with one or more Adobe programs: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, AfterEffects, or InDesign. Some Animation experience is preferred but not required. Please send a resume and any work samples or a portfolio via email to Kevin Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Online or electronic files are preferred. For more information, email Kevin, or call Downey Studios at (562) 922-8071, x6608.
JOB OPENING: PUBLICITY ASSISTANT
The College of Arts and Letters has four openings for Publicity Assistants. Salary $8.65-$13.00 hourly; up to 20 hours per week; M-F and possible Saturdays; flexible scheduling. Publicity Assistants will maintain and develop the College Facebook page, attend and photograph or record video of Arts & Letters events, and design graphic and photo elements for the College's monthly e-newsletter and website. For more information, click on the graphic link at right, or visit Eagle-i Jobs and search for Job ID 10144. To apply, submit via email a resume and cover letter and three samples of your best photography or graphic design (class assignments OK), to Noelle Leiblic, Events, Publicity, & Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com. Applications without a cover letter and graphic/photo samples will not be considered. This is a work-study position, but any student who filed a FAFSA may be eligible, even if work study was not initially awarded.
SON OF SEMELE THEATRE ENSEMBLE SEEKING NEW MEMBERS
Award winning theatre company Son of Semele is accepting submissions for new members. No dues! Theatre artists of all types are sought to contribute to the continuing production of dynamic theatre, influenced by SITI, Ontological, Wooster, and Complicite. Candidates for membership must have knowledge of Viewpoints. Suzuki and clown training are a plus. For more information, visit www.sonofsemele.org or contact the Membership Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, email a statement of intent, a list of your skills and abilities, a headshot and resume, and a philosophical statement about your artistic beliefs, to email@example.com
KAISER PERMANENTE EDUCATIONAL THEATRE PROGRAM
KP Educational Theatre is seeking actors over 18 to play 8-25 year olds. Any ethnicity or type, but must be able to move well and carry a tune. Good comic timing and fluency in Spanish are a plus. Must have some theatre training and experience. KP Health is seeking people who care strongly about issues facing the youth of Southern California. Performers are expected to participate fully in all aspects of production, including props, sound, set, and strike, and receive training as peer health educators. If you are interested in auditioning or becoming a member of the company, send a headshot and resume to Joseph Alanes, Educational Theatre Programs, 323 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91188, or email Joseph.G.Alanes@kp.org. This is a paid position.
NEW LATINO THEATRE COMPANY TALENT DRIVE
The Inland Empire's New Latino Theatre Company will be conducting talent membership drives, seeking experienced actors who can sing, dance, and play musical instruments. Also seeking stage support personnel, musicians, choreographers, and playwrights. This is a Latino theatre company, and our productions require proficiency in conversational Spanish. Preference will be given to those who can communicate verbally in English and Spanish. If you are interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.theatredelavie.com
CSULA ON-CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIPS
Cal State L.A. on-campus scholarships are awarded by the Scholarship
Office, academic departments, and various campus organizations. Visit the Center for
Student Financial Aid for important information about Scholarship
CSULA Students can earn university credit while studying abroad. Study Abroad offers amazing opportunities for travel, leadership, and a rich global education, and options are much more affordable than many students realize. For more information, visit the Office of International Programs and Services at CSULA, or click HERE to download the NSE application. CONTACT: Amy Y. Wang, J.D., Director, International Programs and Services, California State University, Los Angeles, Administration Building 127, Telephone: 323-343-3170
JOBS ON CAMPUS
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UNIVERSITY STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Cal State L.A. offers a variety of professional services to support students and their academic, career, and personal goals. Visit the Support Services website for information and links to these services and more:
- personal counseling
- academic tutoring
- peer mentoring
- health services
- career center
- child care
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FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESFACULTY RESEARCH/RELEASE TIME OPPORTUNITY
FACULTY AWARD OPPORTUNITY
OF ARTS AND LETTERS:
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Outstanding Lecturer Award Committee invites all
College of Arts and Letters students, faculty and staff to submit nominations.
The Outstanding Lecturer Award will be given to one non-tenure track faculty
member for the entire University annually.
eligibility for this award: The Outstanding Lecturer Award recognizes excellence in teaching
and service to the California State University, Los Angeles campus community. To
be eligible for this award, nominees may teach at the graduate and/or
undergraduate level and must have taught at CSULA at least 2 quarters
per year for six consecutive years up to 2008/09. Please reference the list of faculty members that currently
meet these eligibility criteria before making a nomination, which should be
posted with this announcement. Nominations
may come from students, faculty, department/division chairs and directors and
staff. Self-nominations are not permitted, and an individual may receive
the award only once.
for the Outstanding Lecturer Award should be nominated based on their
performance in the following areas:
- Teaching effectiveness which
may include (but is not limited to)
improvement of course content, structure, and methods of teaching,
including integration of areas of expertise into instruction;
- Commitment to students which
may include (but is not limited to) accessibility, including student
advisement, mentoring and writing letters of recommendation; and
- Contributions in service to
the campus and/or profession that benefits students and demonstrates
leadership and initiative including (but not limited to) service on
University, college and/or department/division/school committees or
projects including scholarship, performance or creative activities.
College of Arts and Letters Nominations and Elections Committee and the Dean
will be conducting the selection process for this award. To nominate a non-tenure track faculty
member eligible for this award (NOTE: Nominees must be an eligible faculty
member), please forward a completed nomination form to the College of Arts and
Letters Dean's Office, Music 228 by Thursday,
February 25, 2010.
Nomination forms are available in departmental main offices or from the
College Dean's Office.
- Please check with your
prospective nominees whether they wish to be considered and whether they
meet the eligibility described above.
- If the prospective nominee
agrees to the nomination, complete the College of Arts and Letters nomination
- Attach a brief statement of
support, not exceeding 500 words,
outlining your reasons for supporting your nominee.
- Attach a current curriculum
vitae of the nominee documenting outstanding teaching performance
- Submit all nomination
materials to the College of Arts and Letters Dean's Office, Music 228 by Thursday, February 25, 2010.
STAFF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITES
Are You Looking for Interns?
Are you interested in mentoring college students? Internships provide structured professional experiences to help students meet their occupational goals. Many students are eligible for academic credit as compensation for their internship hours.
Cal State L.A. professors and our Career Center can help you develop an internship experience supporting
CSULA students and the future of your business. Internships are ideal for meeting temporary workplace needs.
Please contact us for more information! College of Arts and Letters, Office of the Dean: (323) 343-5061.
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- Transit Subsidies
- Preferential Parking for Carpoolers
- Regional Guaranteed Ride Home Program
- Metro Rewards
- Bike Racks and Lockers
Contact Commuter Services at (323) 343-5227 to find out more about these great benefits. Custom trip itineraries are available for all conscientious travelers; visit LA Metro at metro.net or call 1-800-COMMUTE.
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