UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 8, November 2010
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"People Like Me" Exhibit
5o Years of
Activism at UCSD
Nov. 1 - Nov. 19
Cross-Cultural Center Gallery

Resource Video for
UCSD Students!
Produced by Cody Marshall
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Campus Black Forum
Nov. 18 | 4:30-6:30pm
Cross-Cultural Center Library


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Teaching Diversity Conference 2011
Sponsored by Muir College & the Cross-Cultural Center
Jan. 27 | Cross-Cultural Center
Click here for more info

Wednesday | Dec. 1, 2010
Save the Date!
If you would like to contribute any 2D artwork for World AIDS Day, please submit them at the Cross-Cultural Center by Nov. 15
For more info. please contact Victor Betts at vbetts@ucsd.edu or 858.534.9689. Thank you!


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Honoring the Powwow Drumsoaringeagles

Tuesday | November 16 | 6-8:30pm
Ballard Parent Center

2375 Congress St. San Diego, CA 92110

Turkey Dinner will be provided

Sponsored by: California Native American Day Committee, UCSD Native American Alumni Association.

Planning Committee:

San Diego Unified School District Indian Education Program, Indian Human Resource Center, San Diego American Indian Health Center and the Sycuan Inter-Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation.

Transfer Break & Eggs Forum

Friday | November 19 | 10-11:30am
Cross-Cultural Center Library

Hey transfer students, are you feeling overwhelmed and hungry? Do you need an outlet to talk about how your quarter has gone so far? Well, come out to the Cross Cultural Center to grab some breakfast and participate in our transfer student forum. This is a great opportunity for you to meet new people and provide input for what you need to help you feel more at home here at UCSD. Don't miss out!
Contact Jeff at green16@rohan.sdsu.edu for more information.

Gordon Johnson: Cahuilla/Cupeno Authorgordonjohnson

Friday | November 19 | 6-8pm
Student Services Center (MPR)


Gordon Lee Johnson, a Cahuilla/Cupeno writer from the Pala Indian Reservation, will read from two of his books Rez Dogs Eat Beans and Fast Cars and Frybread, perform an excerpt from a performance piece called Tear in my Beer Session and will be available for questions following the performance. Refreshments will be served.

Joe Turner's Come and Gonejoeturner

Friday | November 19 | 8pm
Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre


One of August Wilson's shatteringly beautiful Pittsburgh Cycle plays, Joe Turner's Come and Gone follows the stories of inhabitants of a boarding house, from the cranky proprietor and his nurturing wife, the conjure man and the traveling peddler, and one of Wilson's most haunting characters, Harold Loomis, a man searching for his lost wife to make him whole. Click here for more information.

Postdoctoral Fellow Talk: Dr. Rema Reynolds

Monday | November 22 | 11-12:30pm
Cross-Cultural Center Art Gallery


The UCSD Education Studies Program is pleased to host a UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Rema Reynolds, for a research presentationentitled, "From Their Perspectives: An Examination of the Parent-School Relationships Black Middle Class Parents Experience in Public Secondary Schools." A former public school teacher, administrator, and community advocate, Dr. Reynolds received her Ph.D. at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and is currently completing her UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Psychology at UC Riverside. Her research focuses on the engagement and involvement practices of Black parents.

Black Student Union Kwanzaa Celebrationkwanzaa

Monday | November 29 | 6:30-9pm
Price Center Ballroom A&B


Greetings from the Black Student Union. I hope this quarter has gone well so far. Its going to get better because the Black Student Union's annual Kwanzaa celebration is coming up! This will be a great time for the San Diego community on and off can get together and celebrate Kwanzaa with entertainment, dinner, and a great speaker. We invite you to join out festivities! It will take place November 29th, 2010 from 6:30-9:00 pm in Ballroom A&B. Please save the date! We look forward to seeing you there! For more info contact Ngozi Okeh at nokeh@ucsd.edu.

Stress Less: Finals Study Break Schedulestressless

Sunday-Thursday | December 5-8
Campus Community Centers


Need a place to study for finals? Each day, from the evening of Sunday, December 5 to the morning of Thursday, December 8 - one of the Campus Community Centers or SPACES will be open 24 hours. The schedule is as follows: 

LGBT Resource Center: Sunday, 12/5 - Monday 12/6

Cross-Cultural Center: Monday, 12/6 - Tuesday 12/7

Women's Center: Tuesday, 12/7 - Wednesday 12/8

SPACES: Wednesday, 12/8 - Thursday 12/9

We'll have study space games, fun, and a ridiculous amount of coffee. Get your study on! For more information, please visit a Campus Community Center web page.


Combating Violence Against the Transgender Community: Understanding Cisgender Privilegetrans

Wednesday | November 17 | 5-7pm 

LGBT Resource Center

In observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance Friday of week seven, a day set aside to memorialize those who have been killed due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice, let's better learn how to show our transgender peers and community members love and support on their paths to equality! Come and learn about cisgender privilege through individual and group self-reflection. We'll discuss how unchecked cisgender privilege, leads to blatant and painful transphobia that impedes transgender folks from feeling loved and valued. In addition, we will be looking at the spectrum of sex and gender through an exciting activity that will be empowering no matter how you identify! Come with an open mind, an open heart, and a willingness to participate. Refreshments and cake will be provided! Questions, contact cklemmer@ucsd.edu.

Transgender Day of RemembranceTDOR

Friday | November 19

LGBT Resource Center Conference Room

 The UCSD LGBT Resource Center honors Transgender Day of Remembrance to memorialize those who are killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Throughout the day, the conference room will be reserved as a reverent space for reflection and learning. At 12:00pm in the conference room, there will be a viewing of Still Black: A portrait of Black Transmen. This film is an "alternative feature-length documentary that explores the lives of six black transgender men living in the United States. Through the intimate stories of their lives as artists, students, husbands, fathers, lawyers, and teachers, the film offers viewers a complex and multi-faceted image of race, sexuality and trans identity." At 6:00pm on November 20, 2010 please join the San Diego community for a march and ceremony at The Center in Hillcrest. For more information, please contact Vanidy Bailey (vbailey@ucsd.edu).

The Collective Voice
Open Mic/Launch Party
Wednesday | November 10
6:30-8:30pm at CCC Library

Passport to Leadership
Fall of 2010
Click here for a listing of upcoming workshops!

SDSU 4th Annual
Diversity Conference
Program Proposal due
February 20, 2011
For inquiries contact Dr. Tanis Starck at tstarck@mail.sdsu.edu

Summer Leadership Program
for aspiring Black male teachers
Must be college
sophomore to apply

Events Outside UCSD ORANGE
Student Org Events LIGHT GREEN
Other Dept Events
Opportunities YELLOW

UCLA School of Law
1st Annual Diversity Admissions Open House
Thurs | Nov. 18 | 5-8pm
UCLA School of Law Rm 1457
Please RSVP to henderson1012@lawnet.ucla.edu

Contemporary Gay & Lesbian Fiction
Wednesdays | 7-9:15pm
Jan. 12 - March 2
UCSD Extension Center Course

International Education Week
Nov 15-19 | International Center

Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship in Washington D.C.


Video Production Club presents
Racialization in
Media Lecture Series
Part 1: Asian American Representation in Media
Wed | Nov 17 | 5pm
Center Hall 113
Talk by founder of The Media Action network for Asian Americans (MANAA)

Chancellor's Office Diversity Internship IC10-64

School of Medicine Dean's Office Internship IC10-65

School of Medicine Academic Affairs Internship IC10-66