UCSD Cross-Cultural Center   Week 4, April 2010


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MAY 20, 2010
Thursday | 5-8pm
Cross-Cultural Center

Can & Plastic Bottle Drive for AB540 Scholarships!
Drop your cans & bottles at the CCC Lobby!


Monday: 9am-9pm
Tuesday: 9am-9pm
Wednesday: 9am-9pm
Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday: 9am-4pm

Summer Hours: 9am-4pm


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 The Myth of Europe: Whiteness[?] and
  Wednesday | April 21 | 4-6pm
  Cross-Cultural Center Art Space

 Leslie Quintanilla will be speaking on her study
 abroad & activism in Italy, including the Italian
 student movement and Migrant Rights
 movement in Europe. Photographs of Leslie's
 protest participation will be on display.
 Dr. Pasquale Verdicchio of Italian Studies will speak about the 
 racialization of Italians as white in the U.S. and the problematic issues
 tied to it. Dr. Fatima El Tayeb of Literature will speak about her
 research in the area of Whiteness in a European context. This will be a
 dialogue between audience & presenters, NOT a lecture. What is
 Whiteness? What is Europe? Does European mean white? What if a
 Mexican migrated to France, what is the identity of the children?
 For more informationcontact Leslie Quintanilla: ljquinta@ucsd.edu

 We Are Americans: Undocumented Students
 Pursuing the American Dream
  Thursday | April 22 | 3:30-5pm
  Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

 We ARE Americans by Dr. William Perez, blends the
 inspirational stories of optimism and perseverance of
 undocumented students with the critical policy
 implications of the continuing neglect of
 comprehensive immigration reform. Reception and
 book signing to follow. Contact Violeta Gonzales@
 858.534.9689 for more information.

 Mujeres Revolucionarias
 Friday | April 23 | 12-2pmchicana2
 Visual Arts Facility (located by Pepper Canyon)

 Mujeres revolucionarias is a T-shirt making
 event inspired by revolutionary women in
 history. This is event will honor women who have
 been instrumental in social justice movements
 not only in the US but internartionally as well. Colectiva Chicana and
 the Cross-Cultural Center team up to bring awareness to the mujeres
 (women) who have struggled and are not too often recognized. This is
 a chance to learn some herstories and design a T-shirt featuring women
 you are inspired by. T-shirts will be provided. Questions?
 Call 909.806.0245.

 An Evening w/ Chicano Artist Lalo Alcaraz
 Thursday | April 29 | 6-8pmLALO
 Cross-Cultural Center

 The Chicano Alumni Council proudly presents
 nationally syndicated comic strip artist/author/talk
 show host and UC Berkley alum, Lalo Alcaraz.
 Reception book signing to follow. For more info
 aorozco@ucsd.edu or 858.534.2282.


 Chicana Punch!
 Friday | April 30 | 6-9pmchicana
 Cross-Cultural CenterArt Space

 A show for by and about but not limited to LA 
 CHICANA! Chicana Punch was inspired by the chicana
 women on UCSD campus and their efforts to be
 represented in the University and in the public
 imagination as well. This event will be a film
 screening of a narritve which captures the stories and experiences of
 Chicana women at UCSD. Come out for a night of performances, zines
 and Chicana Punch!

 Sister Talks
 Wednesday | April 28 | 12-1pm
 Cross-Cultural Center Library

 Come join the sisters of Colectiva Chicana, Pinay Speaks, & Muslim
 Student Association for a dialogue on race/ethnicity, gender, culture, &
 violence. Light refreshments will be provided.  A space for womyn-
 identified individuals ONLY!

 The F-Word Dining & Dialogue Series:
 "What is your feminism for?"
  Thursday | April 22 | 5-7pmwomens center logo
  Women's Center

 Women's CenterJoin us for a thought provoking
 discussion about the action and inaction of feminism.
 This quarter's guiding question is "What is your
 feminism for?" We'll explore the many layers underlying
 this question including the possibility for feminism to
 be a transformative movement with a commitment to systemic social
 change. Come share your thoughts and dialogue with others over
 dinner. This event is part of our quarterly F-Word Dining and Dialogue
 Series and our Women's Center's F.A.C.E.S. Campaign.
 Refreshments will be served. RSVP to women@ucsd.edu
 For more information about the Women's Center and F.A.C.E.S. please
 call 858-822-0074 , e-mail: women@ucsd.edu or visit

 Progressive Intersections: Examining Ability,
 Race, Gender and Sexuality
 Hate-Free Campus Week film Screenings:

 Doin It: Disability, Sex & Videotape
 Wednesday | April 21 | 2-3pm
 Office for Students with Disabilities
 University Center 202 (behind Center Hall)

 The Execution of Wanda Jean
 Friday | April 23 | 4:30-6:30pm
 LGBT Resource Center

 For more information please click here

 Denim DaySAAM
  Wednesday | April 21 | Noon-1:30pm
  Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

 Wear your Denim! Click here for event calendar!

 Graduating LGBT Folks!
  Saturday | June 5 | 4pm
  ERC Great Hall

  If you are a part of UC San Diego's LGBT
  community and graduating, then you can
  participate in Rainbow Graduation!  Saturday,
  June 5th at 4pm at ERC's Great Hall.  There is no
  cost to be a part of it, and all members of the
  LGBT community are invited to attend!  For more information, or to
  get on the list, please e-mail Shaun Travers at stravers@ucsd.edu.

FREE web-based courses for UCSD faculty,
staff & students

By Skillsoft

These courses are free, and they are  available anytime, from any location - home or office!  They work for both Windows and Mac users. Access is simple through the regular Single-Sign-On process.  First time users should visit the Blink page to make sure their computer is configured properly, but after that, users can access the SkillPort directly.

Go to:

The UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series, The San Diego Foundation, and the Urban Land Institute present:

"The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems"
Van Jones
Tuesday|May 11|7PM
Price Center West Ballroom

For more info. contact Henry DeVries 858-534-9955 or hdevries@ucsd.edu

APIASF Higher Education Summit
June 23rd, 2010

For more info please visit here

UC Haiti Summit
UC San Francisco's Mission Bay
April 24, 2010

More information about the Summit is available at uchaiti@gmail.com. You may register through www.tinyurl.com/uchaiti

2 Students for Department of Justice-Office on Violence Against Women Grant Program
SARC Student Coordinator Assistant
For further information please visit PortTriton ID: 728846
$10.00 per hour
Email Resume & Cover letter to Jessica Heredia jmheredia@ucsd.edu

Commemoration for the 95th Anniversary of the
Armenian Genocide
Friday, April 23, 6:30pm
@ UCSD Great Hall

Events Outside UCSD WHITE
Other Dept Events PINK
Student Org Events AQUA

Opportunities GOLD

The UCSD Chican@ Theatre group Toma Teatro needs actors and organizers for the upcoming performance at the
Arts in Action Festival!

If you have an interest in socially and politically driven art, come to Toma Teatro's Group Meeting- Friday 4/23, 2pm @ the Cross Cultural Center in the Gallery
For more information email TomaTeatro@gmail.com

Funds Available for Staff Training and Career Development
from the Office of the Vice Chancellor - External & Business Affairs

To apply online for funds go to:  http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/seoep

Student Involvement Leadership Consultants (SILCs) Applications for 2010-11

SILCs earn $10.50/hour and work about 10 hours/week!

Visit Port Triton to read Job Posting #728319 online

Check out the UCSD Express to Success Programs website for their Spring quarter events!

Project Director Application for Xinachitli Project @ UCLA
Due Monday, May 3, 2010
Interviews May 7, 2010

If you have any questions about the application process, pay rates, or any other issues dealing with the hiring process, feel free to speak with Adrian Corral via e-mail at mecha.ac@gmail.com or at (323) 638-6811.

ETHN 189
California's Public
Education Crisis
Spring 2010
Fridays, 12pm-2:50pm

here for more info

Call For Participation
Click here for more info

UC San Diego Comprehensive Research Center in Health Disparities (CRCHD) Public Information Internship
For more info contact
Ethel Lu at (619) 681-0688 or email at erlu@ucsd.edu

outside the box forum
CCC Tranquility Room

An open dialogue & safe space for people of multiracial/multiethnic, mixed race, and other non-dominant identities. Led by Dr. Cathy Thompson of Counseling & Psychological Services

Hope Initiative, Inc.
For more information please click here!

HUGHES SCHOLAR PROGRAM 2010 Summer Research Program
Apply online at hsp.ucsd.edu


The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 13-18, 2010 in Ithaca, New York. To obtain a registration form and other information, click hereor contact Becky Sheffield at 607-254-4749 or rjs373@cornell.edu.