UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 9, November 2011
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 World AIDS Day @ UCSD
Thursday | Dec. 1 | Starts 10am

Research study on UCSD
Campus Climate
Recruiting participants again
Go to the survey now!
Conducted by graduate student Melissa Naranjo
For more info. click here  

Monday General Body Meetings

Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlan (MEChA):
5PM, Comunidad Large 


Black Student Union (BSU):
630PM, Comunidad Large 


Coalition of South Asian People: 7PM, Comunidad Small

Tuesday General Body Meetings
5PM, Comunidad Small

Asian & Pacific-Islander Student Alliance:
530PM, Comunidad Large

Student for Justice in Palestine:
6PM, Conference Room

Wednesday General Body Mtgs
Kaibigang Pilipino:
530PM, Comunidad Large

Thursday General Body Meetings

Muslim Students Association:
6PM, TBA  



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Occupying Space and the Meaning of Thanksthankstaking
By: Nancy Magpusao

Expressing thanks ought to be a year-round practice. When we purposefully express thanks for individuals, communities, or things, we exercise appreciation, affirmation, and validation. The forms of thanks may be brought to the visible, verbal, physical, written, personal, or public realm. Individually, when we occupy the practiced space of thankfulness our health benefits, gratitude amplifies, mood elevates, blood pressure lowers and cardiovascular and immune system are boosted. The default setting in our brain's wiring for negativity or tendency to notice gaps may be altered. Collectively, the (non)practice of institutionalized recognition and non-recognition of individuals, communities or actions has psychological and developmental health implications across spaces, such as education and social justice. -Continue to entire article.


Hannukah Celebration!

Thursday | December 1 | 6pm

CCC Comunidad

Come celebrate the festival of lights with your friends! Hosted by Hillel Union of Jewish students, the Cross-Cultural Center and Affiliates. There will be music, arts and crafts, latkes, jelly donuts, dreidles and menorahs. For more information, please contact Leah Newman at lnewman@hillelsd.org. 

WOMYN Exhibit and Art Reception  

Exhibit|November 18 - December 9|Conference Room 

Art Reception|November 30| 12-1pm|ArtSpace

This photography exhibit showcases womyn of color organizers of UC San Diego, in particular the feelings of empowerment, groundedness and resilience that each of the subjects have imparted onto the artist. All photos were taken during "the events surrounding the Compton Cookout" and the March 4th for Education protests in early 2010. Please stop by to view the exhibit and join us at the art reception with the artist Maureen Abugan.  

Breather Series: The Art of Making Giftsredecorate

Friday | December 2 | 12-3pm

CCC ArtSpace


Gift crafting is a great way for you to relax and artistically express yourself. Make something special for someone or for yourself. There will be many different crafts that you can make including picture frames, acorn ornaments, macaroni frames, totes, and little jewelry boxes. Come release that pent up stress from studying for your finals by taking time for yourself. Staff and faculty are more than welcome to come; it been a long quarter for you too! Light snacks and drinks will be provided as always. For more info email: violetag@ucsd.edu

STRESS LESS: 24 Hours Study JamsOpen 24 hours  

Finals Week 

Campus Community Centers + SPACES

Need a place to study for finals? Each day, from the evening of December 4th until the morning of December 8th, one of the Campus Community Centers or SPACES will be open 24 hours. Snacks, coffee and tea will be provided. Check the schedule below and get your study on!


LGBT Resource Center: Sun. 12/4 - Mon. 12/5

Cross-Cultural Center: Mon. 12/5 - Tue. 12/6

Women's Center: Tue. 12/6 - Wed. 12/7

SPACES: Wed. 12/7 - Thu. 12/8


Women's Center Director Position Posted 

Filing Deadline: November 29, 2011womens center logo  


For a full job description and application information, please visit the following UCSD Jobs webpage.  



Chican@ Legacy Screening
Tuesday | Nov. 29 | 6pm
Center Hall 109
Free & open to the public
For more info visit CLAH  

Arrhythmias of Counter-Production: Engaged Art in Argentina, 1995-2011

Exhibit: Oct. 6 - Jan. 20, 2012

Curated by Jennifer Sternad

UCSD University Art Gallery

For more info on the exhibit 

Want to know what's on display at the CCC ArtSpace?
Check out our
CCC Exhibits Calendar!

Call for Proposals
Experiencial Learning Conference
Proposal Deadline: November 17
Conference Date: January 26
Click here for more info

Queer Chinese Cultures: A Survey of Fiction, Film & Theory
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 2-3:20pm
Thurgood Marshall 102-1
with Prof Larissa N. Heinrich

Education Studies Courses
for Winter 2012
For a list of courses and general description, click here 

Curatorial Fellowship Program
with the UCSD University Art Gallery
 Application Deadline
Monday, Jan. 23 2012
For more info click here
UAG website

Education Studies Courses
for Winter 2012
For a list of courses and general description, click here 

ETHN 189 Winter 2012
Special Topics/Ethnic Studies: Representing Native America
Tuesdays & Thursdays
11am-12:20pm PCYNH 121