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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 8, November 2012

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Holding Two Truths Together This Holiday Weekend.

By Joseph Ramirez

Working in community with those who are critical of capitalism, globalism, and neo-liberalism can be difficult. For example, when knowing that I live in a capitalist society and experiencing opposing truths: being critical of Black Friday and the labor disputes between workers and corporations (such as Target and Walmart) and benefits my family and I receive through the sales that happen where we can buy, for a discounted price, essentials for our house and gifts for our family members. - Read More

Update on Cross-Cultural Center Hours:
Wednesday, November 21st: 9AM - 2PM
FAR: "Racial Profiling in the War on Terror: Cultural Citizenship and South Asian Muslim Youth in the United States"

Wednesday | November 28 | 10am

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Event featuring Professor Amanda Solomon (Literature).


Breather Series: Flowers for Fun

Wednesday | November 28 | 1pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Plant flower seeds in time for spring bloom! Watch your flower grow and germinate during the winter season. We will supply the seeds and pots for you to personally decorate. Please stop by and take a break from the hectic life of week 9. This program is open to all!


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For more information, contact Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.edu.

What is Asian? (101)

Thursday | November 29 | 5:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Come have critical dialogue about what it means to be Asian and the struggles/problematic issues with being a model Asian minority.


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For more information, contact Kevin Pham at kmpham@ucsd.edu.

Breather Series: Arts & Crafts

Thursday | December 6 | 12pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


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 chase! Faculty and staff as always are very welcome. Light refreshments and all supplies are provided.


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For more information, contact Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.

Women's Center Events
F-Word Film Screening
Thursday | November 29th | 6pm | Women's Center

Have you ever watched a Disney movie and wanted to go deeper in challenging common stereotypes? Come join us as we watch 'The Princess and the Frog' and engage in  a conversation about race and gender in Disney movies. Free food will be provided! 

Gender Buffet: Gender-Based Violence and HIV: A Global Health Concern
Friday | November 30th | 12pm | Women's Center

This discussion will focus on the HIV epidemic locally and globally, the differences in the epidemic for women and men by world region, how issues of gender-based violence heighten risk for HIV among women in cross-national settings, and what solutions at program and policy levels could improve the situation. Facebook Event

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or
LGBT Resource Center Events
Healing Through Racism
Wednesday | November 28th | 5pm
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


A program which explores ways that we as a community, can come together and process through the trauma of racism. There will be conversations about different methods to stimulate healing. Come join us in arts and crafts, writing, and meditation.

The Amistad Rebellion
Book talk event hosted by the History Department. Wed, Nov 28, 12pm at HSS 4025. Contact Jennifer Ung- Read more


Pinnacle Awards
Nominate someone for the Athena San Diego Pinnacle Awards. Deadline February 22nd, 2013. - Read more
Living as Form
(the nomadic version) Visit the University Art Gallery October 4 - December 14. Open to the public. - Read more
Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Position open at SD LGBT Pride. 4-6 months unpaid, start as soon as possible. Send resume to Maureen Abugan. - Read more

Student Health Services Winter Break Hours
Mon, Dec 17 - Fri, Dec 28: 8am-4pm. Closed: Dec 24, 25, 31, and Jan 1. - Read more
A Conversation w/ Gary Soto
The author will share from his new play, In and Out of Shadows. Sat, Dec 1, 11am-12pm at Price Center East Forum Room. - Read more
The Hunger Games Film Screening
Free for UCSD Students & Alumni. Thur, Nov 29th, 6:30pm at PC Theater. - Read more

Magestrial Lecture
The Return of Cosmic Consciousness 2012. Sat, Dec 1, 3-7pm, at Balboa Park. - Read more

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