UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 5, January 2011
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Coalition of South Asian Peoples
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 Asian American
Community Talks
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Resource Video for
UCSD Students!
Produced by Cody Marshall
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Tim Wise Lecture
Feb. 16 | 7PM
PC Ballroom A&B
"Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics & the Retreat from Racial Equity"
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20% off all Tim Wise books at the UCSD Bookstore. Applies only to titles that are "In stock" only!


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

Black Radio Exhibit

1920 to the Present

Opening Event & Reception

Tuesday | Feb. 1st | 4:30pm

UCSD Geisel Library

Regina Andrews &
the Harlem Renaissance

Wed. | Feb. 2 | 10:30-11:30am

Seuss Room in Geisel Library

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Tim Wise Reading: "Majoring in Minstrelsy"timwise

Thursday | February 3 | 11:30-1pm
Cross-Cultural Center Library

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You can read the written work by clicking "Majoring in Minstrelsy"

"respect." campaign from the office of AVP Diversity Affairs and co-sponsored by the Campus Community Centers & Thurgood Marshall College.

Breather Series: Totes, Tees & Other Things!heartcut

Thursday | February 10 | 11:30-12:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center

Come celebrate the day of friendship and love at the CCC by making something special for someone in your life. We all have someone we appreciate either a professor, TA, colleague or friend so what better way to show your gratitude than by creating a gift. We will have all sorts of fun supplies to work with. So don't miss out on this special opportunity to destress with some artsy fun! Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Veronica at vegonzalez@ucsd.edu

Transfer Student Coffee Hour - "Cupid's Crazy Creations at the CCC"

Friday | February 11 | 10-12pm

Cross-Cultural Center Library

Hey Transfer Students: Are you bored?  Are you feeling creative? Did you forget to get your Valentine a gift?  Well, here's your chance to show your artistic side while having a cup of coffee and some treats. We will have different mediums for you to express yourself and contribute to Cupid's Crazy Creations.  Whether you have a significant someone, or you are your own special someone, everyone is invited to create!  Contact Jeff at jdgreen45@gmail.com for more information.

Featured Art Exhibit: Debra OdomDebraOdom

Month of February 

Cross-Cultural Center Art Gallery

The CCC will be exhibiting the wonderful art work of UCSD staff member Debra Odom in honor of this year's Black History Month Celebration. New, vibrant, soulful art work that has been added to Odom's repertoire will be proudly displayed in our art gallery. An art reception will be announced early this month, so please keep your eyes peeled for the date. Fell free to drop by to see the exhibit so long as there are no reservations in the art gallery. For more information, please call 858.534.9689.


Intricate Intersections 


Tuesday | February 8 | 5-7pm
LGBT Resource Center

"Exploring Complex Intersections of Identity: Biological sex-Gender-Orientation=???" Attend a fine evening of food, discussion and group activities involving an unpacking and discussion of the vast number of ways these (above) categories come together to form complex (and fun!) intersections that confound, inspire and critique categories often viewed as natural and "normal". Questions?  Contact Charlie Webster at cgwebste@ucsd.edu.

For Colored Girls: Film & Discussion


Tuesday | February 8 | 6pm & 9pm
Price Center Theater

FREE film screening with two show times. There will be a discussion in the Zone following the 6pm showing of the film. For more event info, click here.

LGBT Undergraduate Scholarships!

lgbt scholarships

Due: Friday | March 11 | 4pm
LGBT Resource Center

The LGBT Undergraduate Scholarship Program encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender UCSD students to apply for the six scholarships made possible by generous contributions from many people, including Chris Arrott, Michael Marx and Donald Marshall, Russ Ty, and from funds in memory of Tracee Parsons and Stephen P. L'Italien, Jr. The objective of the undergraduate scholarship program is to recognize and encourage academic excellence and to offer financial support to meritorious students. All 2011-2012 LGBT Scholarship applications will be submitted to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) and are due on March 11, 2011 at 4:00pm. For more information, e-mail Vanidy (vbailey@ucsd.edu).

Coming Out Group   

coming out group

Tuedays | 5:30-6:30pm
Women's Center Small Conference Room

The Coming Out group is a place to meet and gain support while discussing your sexual and/or gender identities in a confidential setting. This group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight, or questioning folks who are coming out, considering coming out or may already be out. Topics are determined by group participants and can include stress, fear, anxiety, loneliness, excitement and celebration with regard to coming out. For more info, please contact Cat Thompson at cathompson@ucsd.edu or Agustin Orozco at aorozco@ucsd.edu.

Outside The Box Forum 

Thursdays | 4:30-6pm

Cross-Cultural Center Tranquility Room

Looking for support and open dialogue? Come to the Outside the Box forum! "OTB" is an open dialogue and safe space for people of multiracial/multiethnic, mixed race, and other non-dominant identities to share personal experiences and ... be heard. Led by Dr. Cathy Thompson, the forum is open to students, staff, and faculty. Held Weeks 1-10 each Thursday, 4:30-6:00pm at the Cross Cultural Center's Tranquility Room. Come join us!


UCSD GEAR UP Coordinator Position
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History Dept Talk
"Confined Crossings: Slavery, Race, and the New Orleans Jail, 1790-1837"
Rashauna Johnson, PhD, NYU
Mon | Feb. 7 | 3:30pm
H&SS Bldg, 4th floor
Galbraith Conference Room

Nikkei Community Internship 2011
Applications due: March 4
Internship Website
Nikkei Youth

Yale School of Management
Pre-MBA Leadership Program
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Stories of Memory & Displacement:
An American Book Discussion
Wench: A Novel by
Dolen Perkins-Valdez
 Mon | Feb. 7 | 6:30pm
Central Library Wangeheim 3rd flr
San Diego Public Library


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

CLAH & TWS Program Coordinator Position Now Open!
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C'est Mon Amour
Feb. 2 & 3 | 8-10pm
PC East Ballroom
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Chinese New Year
Food & Cultural Fair
Sat-Sun | Feb. 12-13 | 10am-5pm
3rd Ave. & J St. FREE Admission
For more info: 619.398.7025

University of Maryland
Summer Research Initiative 2011
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Upward Bound Summer Residential Program Student Positions
Tutors: Science, Math, English, ASL, French, Resident Assistants
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2011 

IRP/PS Mexico Moving Forward
Music Legend Javier Batiz
FREE Concert to
UCSD Students & Staff
Thur | Feb. 10 | 8pm
Great Hall

Director of Talent Search Program
Cal State Fullerton
Application Reviews begin: Feb. 17
Position Announcement
Application Form

AAASRC Black History Month
A Don Cheadle Film Fest: Part I
"Hotel Rwanda" & "The Traitor"
Thursday|Feb. 3|3:30pm
Social Science Bldg #101
Intros by Ivan Evans, Loma Lueker-Zukas, & Bennetta Jules-Rosette

Academy for Public Policy and Research Applications
Due Feb. 25, 2011
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Passport to Leadership
"Using Inclusive Language"
Wed | Feb. 2 | 4-5pm
Green Table Room
Price Center West (Level 2) 

MADE in L.A.
Film Screening and Q&A Session
Feat Lupe Hernandez and Joann Lo
Mon | Feb. 7 | 3-5pm
The Hojel Auditorim
Institute of the Americas
10111 North Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
For more info contact feltayeb@ucsd.edu or lmartincabrera@ucsd.edu