UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 9, March 2012
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NOW exhibiting in the CCC ArtSpace for March:
"Black Girl Problems" 
A Collaborative Exhibit with the LGBT RC and Women's Center for Women's History Month.

Artwork from the infamous

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!

Campus Community Centers Intern Hiring 2012-2013

Applications due: April 9th, 4pm
Attend a center specific information session from the following dates: 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:
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Monday | 4/2 | 12-1pm

Women's Center:
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Wednesday | 4/4 | 4-5pm

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 

2012-2013 CCC Internship Application and Job Descriptions NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE   
Take me there pronto!

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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Staff & Faculty, 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 490 out of 500, we're almost at our goal! 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!  


"Cute Asian Girl"cuteasiangirl 

By Steven Leung  


Objectifying Asian women as an exotic toy for men? There is an app for that too! A top seller for the App Store in October 2009, "Puff!" is an application where the user is allowed to select an Asian women and blow into the microphone to reveal her undergarments. These women on the app will have hypersexualized comments that make remarks like "love you long time" & be portrayed as the passive obedient Asian girl. - Read more 


Do UC Our Campus? 

Thursday | March 8| 6pm 

CCC Comunidad   


It has been 51 years since UC San Diego has been created and a vivid past has been painted. How much do you really know the past of UC San Diego the activism that has gone on. Come discuss the narratives of our story that had an impact on our campus as we re-visit certain events. Snacks, munchies, and drinks will be provided! For more information contact Steven at sleung1990@gmail.com. View flyer 

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 three 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 

Breather Series: Arts & Craftsredecorate Thursday | March 15 | 12-3pm
CCC ArtSpace

Getting ready for finals? Let your right side of your brain have some fun by coming over to the CCC for a bit. Take home what you create, whether it be a designed mirror, picture frame, ceramic craft, wooden box, canvas, etc. We need to de-stress while studying or wrapping up a long quarter of work. Here's your chance! Faculty and staff as always are very welcome. Light refreshments and all supplies are provided. For more information email me at violetag@ucsd.edu

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 

Don't Ask, Don't TellDADT 

Friday | March 16 | 12-1pm 

CCC Comuniad Room 


Join us for a panel and Q&A with current and former service members as we reflect on the repeal of the United States military's ban on openly gay service members. Sponsored by the LGBT SFA and the Veterans Association in conjuction with LGBT Center, LGBT QIA and the Student Veterans Organization. View flyer 


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  

Queer in(g) Faith
Thursday | March 8 | 5-7pm
LGBTRC Conference Room
This program is meant to be a dialogue about what it means to be queer and spiritual and how queer students navigate these identities   

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

Smile for the Camera

A photography exhibittion of gender-based street harassment that women & LGBTQIA folk face 

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

1st national internship for DREAM Act student leaders across the country. Click here for more info!

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

Graduate Assistantship Position:Program Coordinator

2012-2013 Academic Year 

University of the Pacific

Application due: April 1, 2012

 Send resume & cover letter to cmartin1@pacific.edu

Passport to Leadership

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

Contact Iris icrowelerma@ucsd.edu 

A student art & film show at The Loft May 2012
Submissions taken until March 15