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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 6, November 2012

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
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Today is Election Day! We hope that all registered voters remembered to get out and vote today!

Update on Cross-Cultural Center Hours:
  • Monday, November 12th: Closed
  • Wednesday, November 21st: 9AM - 2PM


"To Educate a Girl" Film Screening

Wednesday | November 7 | 6:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Join us for a viewing and discussion of the UN documentary, "To Educate a Girl." Light refreshments will be served

View: Flyer | Trailer

For more information, contact Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.edu.
Works in Progress: Performance and Identity

Wednesday | November 14 | 11:30am

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


The Cross-Cultural Center has organized the Works in Progress series as an interdisciplinary space for graduate students to gain presentation experience and receive productive feedback and encouragement for their academic pursuits. Please join us as graduate students in the UC San Diego community present their works in progress on: Performance and Identity

Presenters: Joseph Ramirez, Kai Small, Haydee Smith, Cristina Visperas
View: Flyer

For more information, contact climate-intern@ucsd.edu.


Breather Series: Stenciling 

Wednesday | November 14 | 5:30pm

Raza Resource Centro


Feeling artistic? Let's get creative with stenciling.Take a break or reward yourself after midterms! Supplies will be included, but feel free to bring anything you want to stencil on/with!

View: Flyer

For more information, contact Kevin Pham at kmpham@ucsd.edu.
Forbidden Knowledge w/ Professor Jody Blanco

Friday | November 16 | 1pm

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Prof. Jody Blanco, Literature, will be having an open lecture on the The Forbidden Book: The Philippine American War in Political Cartoons (by Abe Ignacio, Enrique de la Cruz, Jorge Emmanuel and Helen Toribio; T'Boli Publishing and Distribution, 2004). View Image

Women's Center Events
Gender Buffet: Media Matters II
Friday | November 9th | 12pm | Women's Center

This week's Gender Buffet will primarily focus on parenting, gender roles and orientation.

Book Club
Tuesday | November 13th | 12pm | Women's Center

The next book club will meet in the small meeting room to discuss, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, by Erik Larson.

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or
LGBT Resource Center Events
Rising From the Ashes: Creating Mental Health
Thursday | November 15th | 4pm
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


Mental Health issues have been and continue to be portrayed in a negative light where treatments typically pathologize those diagnosed. Rising from the Ashes seeks to artistically explore the complexities of what makes it difficult to talk about mental health issues. We will come together to challenge those notions and create a supportive space for community.

Racialization in the Media Lecture Series
Thursday | November 15th | 7pm
Location: TBA
Sixth College Video Production Club will be holding the first of their quarterly Racialization in the Media Lecture Series for this academic year. This Fall, praCh ly, an internationally renown and award winning Cambodian rapper will be speaking. The lecture series was created to bring awareness and to educate about the power of popular media and how it can shape how people view race, gender, sexuality and other forms of intersectional identities.
The Vagina Monologues Cast and Crew Auditions
November 10-18 | Women's Center


The Vagina Monologues is a play that helps raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence. All proceeds go towards anti-violence charities. Come audition to be part of the cast or crew! Anyone who Identifies as female may audition. View Flyer

Black Student Union's Annual High School Conference
Saturday | November 17th | 9am
Location: Cross-Cultural Center
The UCSD Black Student Union will be holding their Annual High School Conference! There will be opportunities to volunteer and to host workshops. For more information contact: ucsdblackstudentunion@gmail.com
Internship Opportunity
Chancellor's Office - Diversity Internship opportunity for staff. Deadline Friday, November 9th. - Read more
Chicana/Latina Feminism Lecture
Refreshments provided. Thurs, Nov 8, 4-5:30pm at UCSD Weaver Center. - Read more


Work at OASIS
Enroll in EDS 116. Pick up application at OASIS front desk. Deadline November 13th at 10am. Contact Antoinette Nagai.
Living as Form
(the nomadic version) Visit the University Art Gallery October 4 - December 14. Open to the public. - Read more
Intercampus retreat for trans/genderqueer & gender questioning students. Priority Deadline Nov 8. - Read more

International Education Week
Opportunity to table or perform at the IEW Student Festival. November 13-16.  - Read more
Paths to PhDs
Psychology and other related programs. Panel of grad students. Wednesday Nov 7th, 3-5pm. Light refreshments.  - Read more
Law Fellows Application
Apply to the Law Fellows Progrm. Deadline November 15th. For application, visit website
Contact: Email | 310.794.4157

School of Medicine Mentorship Program
Pre-med undergrads may apply to be a part of the program. Deadline Nov 13th.  - Read more
World Aids Day Art/Essay Contest
Theme: "Getting to Zero." Due Tue Nov 13th, 3pm. Contact Debbie Pino-Sabballett  - Read more
Mujeres de Juárez
Presentation with refreshments and art. Thurs, Nov 8, 4-5:30pm at the Weaver Center. Contact Haydee Cervantes. - Read more
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