UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 8, February 2012
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NOW exhibiting in the CCC ArtSpace for February:
"Black Girl Problems" 
A Collaborative Exhibit with the LGBT RC and Women's Center for Black History Month 2012

Artwork from the infamous

Do UC Our Campus?
Thursday | Mar 8 | 5:30-7:30pm
CCC Comunidad
Reflecting and discussing UC San Diego's history of student activism. Revisiting certain events and looking at the stories and narratives and impacted the entire campus. For more info., view the event flyer here

Calling for Submissions!
"Chubby Queers of Color" 

A CCC intern's zine project that reflects the experiences of Quuer folks of Color who identify as, but not limited to, Chubby Thick, Fat and/or Big.
Gathering narratives, spoken word, art, poems, self-portraits, photos, etc.

Find out more information on this project or to submit!

SPACES Practicum LTCS 198
Maps of Knowing:
San Diego/ the Self
How Do we know? How do we teach? How do we map ourselves in the world? What are the stories of San Diego and its community?
To enroll, stop by SPACES located on the 2nd floor of Price Center, right above Subway 

BGSA, OGS, IDEAS Student Center presents:
Research and its Contribution to the Black Experience
A Black History Month Event
Wednesday | Feb. 29 | PC West
Thurgood Marshall Room
12-1:30pm (Session 1)
2-3:30 pm (Session 2)
Click here to register
View the flyer 

Triton Day
Charting the Course: College Planning for Future Tritons
Saturday | April 7 | Starts 10am
Questions? Call 858.534.6862



The latest information on CCC events, lectures, art, poetry, classes, special guests, & announcements!



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500 STRONG! CCC Assessment Survey 2012! Faculty & Staff, We Want to Hear from You! 
Co-creating the Future of the Cross-Cultural Center


The survey closes Friday, March 9 and we're at 445 out of 500, keep it coming! We're almost at our goal, so we are asking for your help by filling out an anonymous survey about the CCC. As an incentive this time around, you can enter a raffle for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Amazon.com when you complete the survey. Thank you!  

Campus Community CentersCOM3: Intern Hiring 2012-2013
Pick up application at one of the centers
Applications due: Monday, April 9th, 4pm

Interested in social justice, making campus-wide impacts, contributing to Center growth, making friends and personal/professional development? APPLY NOW! Submit separate application materials to each Center/s of interest. Attend a center specific information session from the dates: (Click here to view flyer)

Cross-Cultural Center:
Winter Quarter: Week 10 | Thursday | 3/15 | 4-5pm
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Wednesday | 4/4 | 1-2pm

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center:
Winter Quarter: Week 9 | Wednesday | 3/7 | 4-5pm
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Monday | 4/2 | 12-1pm

Women's Center:
Winter Quarter: Week 9 | Tuesday | 3/6 | 3-4pm
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Wednesday | 4/4 | 4-5pm


Women of Color in the Academy

Friday | March 9 | 12-1pm
CCC Library


Please join us for company and conversation with Dr. Tara Javidi of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr. Fatima El-Tayeb of Ethnic Studies and Dr. Tracy Johnson of Biology. Meet and hear four dynamic UC San Diego professors who will speak about their journeys in academia. Questions? Please contact Nancy Magpusao at nmagpusao@ucsd.edu. Light refreshments available. View flyer 

LGBTQ Matters in Forensic Psychology  

by Dr. Kevin Nadal   

Thursday | March 15 | 3-4:30pm 

CCC Comunidad Room


Dr. Kevin Nadal speaks on Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer issues in forensic psychology including discrimination and the law, experiences of LGBTQ people in the criminal justice system, sexual harassment in the workplace and the impact of anti-bullying legislation. For more information contact Nancy Magpusao at nmagpusao@ucsd.edu. View flyer 

The Uses of Anger 

Wednesday | February 29| 3-4pm 

Cross-Cultural Center  


The Social Justice and Diversity Peer Educators present "Uses of Anger". Join us for dialogue and share your insights! Inspired by Audre Lorde's work, the Cross-Cultural Center Social Justice and Diversity Peer Educators present an interactive workshop exploring the uses of anger and social justice matters. "Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge" - Audre Lorde 

Breather Series: Movie Night 

Thursday | March 1| 6:30-8:30pm 

CCC Comuniad All 


Stop by for a low key movie night. Take time out of your day to unwind, hang out with friends, and escape from thinking about everything that contributes to your hectic schedule. Fun movie snacks provided. For more information about the Movie Night, contact Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu or call 858.534.9689. 


Annual Overnight Program

Overnight | April 5-7, 2012

Meetings Tuesdays | 2-3:30pm 



The Overnight Program invites admitted high school seniors from San Diego, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area onto our campus to experience the university environment and campus life at UCSD, network with other admitted high school seniors and current college students, and learn about campus resources. This year we are expecting to accommodate 175 high school seniors. There are a number of ways UC San Diego students can get involved. Help plan the Overnight Program, serve as a mentor and host or volunteer!  

For more information, please visit spaces.ucsd.edu/overnight.html. 


SMASH Academy Hiring RA's
UCLA & USC Resident Assistant positions for Summer Math and Science Honors Academy
View the job description here  

Chicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE) Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship for college-bound, undocumented, Latino students across the country.
Visit www.ca-core.org for more information. Deadline: 2/24/12 

Womyn of Color Collective
Fridays | 330-5pm
BSU/MEChA Resource Center
Click here for more info.  

California Native American Day's

CANA-Day High School Essay Contest

Deadline: April 27, 2012 

Click here for more info 

Queer Spirituality Forum
Thursday | Mar. 1 | 7-9pm
ERC Room of PC West - 2nd floor
An open dialogue regarding the intersectionality between spirituality and queerness w/ a panel of spiritual leaders 

Student Health Services Survey

Help provide feedback on services, hours, etc. Take the survey here 

2012 Summer Crazy Horse Program in the Black Hills of South Dakota for
Native American high school seniors
Questions? Contact Matt Hammer at 605.677.6240 or cde@usd.edu 

Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship 2012
Now Accepting Applications
$1,000 scholarships for children of Asian restaurant workers
Deadline: March 15, 2012
Click here for more info 

UCSD University Art Gallery
Feb. 16 - May 18
Event dates and descriptions

Occupational Health Internship Program 6/18 - 8/15
Deadline: March 2, 2012
Visit aoec.org/ohip 

Human Rights Border Tour
Sunday | March 4
Explore and learn about the current state of immigration and the impact it has on our colleges
Info? Contact your college staff 

Our Emergency, Our Happiness, Our Pain: Citizen Kids and the Unspoken Demands of Indefinite Family Separation Colloquim
Ana E. Rosas, Ph.D., UC Irvine
Wed. | Feb. 29 | 3pm | SSB107

CGS 104 - Queer in East Asia
History, Culture, Community
Prof. Todd Henry, HSS Room 2152
Monday and Wednesday
5-6:20pm (Spring 2012) 

Fixed-term position for  

the Coordinator of New Student Programs at Santa Clara University

Drahmann Advising and Learning Resource Center

March 1 through August 31 

For more information, click here 

Passport to Leadership

Thursday| Mar. 8 |12-1pm
The Zone, PC West Level 1 

Contact Iris icrowelerma@ucsd.edu 

14th Annual Cesar E. Chavez
High School Essay Contest
Deadline: March 2, 2012
Click here for more info 

Visual Arts Graduate Student Conference and
MFA & PhD Open Studios
Saturday | April 7 | 10am-5pm
Open Studios | 1-7pm
Free and Open to the Public
For more info, view the flyer  

"Journeys of Hope Newest African Migrations" Lecture
View the flyer here