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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 3, January 2014

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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The JOY of Art
Below are the current art exhibits now on display at the Cross-Cultural Center. Please stop by to visit when the room is not in use.
Art Space
Jewish American Heritage Celebration Exhibit
UCSD Hillel students serving various communities through Alternative Breaks

The Indian Alcatraz Occupation
Photographs documenting Native Americans reclaiming Alcatraz Island after the U.S. government no longer used its facilities
What stories do you have to tell? Visit our Tumblr and be sure to attach #ccctb20 to any of your social media posts (Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Get excited and be a part of our project of celebrating 20 years in the making of CCC love and community. For more information please contact Edwina Welch at ewelch@ucsd.edu.
4th Annual CCC Leadership Conference: Speak Truth to Power
Sunday | January 25 | 9AM-4PM
Cross-Cultural Center
This year's theme of "Speak Truth to Power" emerges from the historical trajectories of resistance and self-expression. The conference will be about the issues that face our communities and how do we experience and navigate them through our own experiences of self, friends, family, and community. Keynotes will be presented by Dr. Dennis Childs of the Literature Department and by DJ Kuttin Kandi. 
For more info and to view the list of WORKSHOPS
Fancy Folding Meets Simply Delicious: Origami & Strawberry Shortcake
Tuesday | January 28 | 12-2PM
Cross-Cultural Center Art Space
What do origami and strawberry shortcake have in common? YOU! Learn origami, make strawberry shortcake, and meet new people!

For more info contact Sandy Garcia at smg006@ucsd.edu or view the flyer here
Real World Career Series: Building Skills for a Diverse Interconnected Community
Careers in Mental Health Panel
Tuesday | January 28 | 11AM-12:30PM 
Career Services Center

Non-Profit Networking Night
Wednesday | January 29 | 5-7PM
Career Services Center

Beyond the Bachelor's: Preparing Students for Success Academic Enrichment Programs
Thursday | January 30 | 12-1:30PM
Women's Center

The Real World Career Series is sponsored by the Cross-Cultural Center, Raza Resource Centro, Black Resource Center, Career Services Center and the Ethnic Studies Department.  For a full list of events occurring throughout Winter Quarter view the flyer here

UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
Feminists in Fandoms Presents: 
Sci-Fi and Social Justice
Thursday | January 23 | 3-4PM
Women's Center (Above Hi-Thai, Near Main Gym)

Join us for a conversation about representations of women, people of color, queer folks, and other marginalized identities in sci-fi. We'll be talking Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, and more! Come geek out with us!

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Math and Science Q&A Panel
Tuesday | January 28 | 5-7PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room



The LGBT Resource Center invites Math and Science Majors to come discuss the intersection between the Math and Science fields and the LGBTQIA community. Attendees will have a chance to hear the stories of LGBT panelists in Math and Science majors and also learn more about how to get involved. The program is open to everyone. Snacks will be provided! See you there!


For more information, email Maribel Gomez at mpgomez@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events

Black Resource Center Events
Black History Month's Night with Athletics
Friday | January 31 | 5-7PM
Green Room, RIMAC Arena
Come enjoy complimentary food, beverages and basketball and receive information on upcoming UCSD Black History Month events in February! For more info and to RSVP view the flyer here

For more info contact 858.534.0471
Raza Resource Centro Events
Located on the east end of the Student Services Center

Stay tuned! The Raza Resource Centro is currently under construction, but look forward to events the RRC may be sponsoring!



For more information, contact the RRC at raza@ucsd.edu | Visit the Facebook Page

FAQ: A Salon Series in Feminist and Queer of Color Critique Graduate Student Conference
Submissions due Saturday | February 1, 2014
Conference Dates | May 2-3, 2014

UCSD is pleased to announce an inaugural graduate student conference in feminist and queer of color critique, which will take place May 2-3, 2014. The conference seeks to open dialogue about the intersections of women of color feminism and queer of color critique. Graduate students from UCSD and elsewhere are invited to participate in our two day conference, with a keynote and a closing musical performance. We are honored to have Professor Sharon Holland from Duke University as our keynote speaker.
Submit your 250 word abstract to faq.ucsd@gmail.com or for more info visit the website here
NOBCChE West Regional Meeting: Call for Papers
Poster and Technical Abstract Submission due Friday | February 21
Poster Session & Technical Sessions | Saturday | March 22

Participate in the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineer (NOBCChE) West Regional Conference. Undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and industry representatives are invited to submit and abstract  in chemistry, chemical engineering, sustainable energy, and other related fields for an oral or poster presentation. For more info view the flyer here or visit this website

Thinking Race, Gender, and Place: 
Brown Bag Lunch with Ericka Huggins
Thursday | January 23 | 12-1:30PM
Reading Rosa Parks and Black History's Lessons for Today
Thursday | Jan 23 | 4-6PM
Qualcomm Room, Jacob's Hall School of Engineering 
Thinking Race, Gender, and Place: A Black Studies Project at UCSD presents a conversation with Jeanne Theoharis, Professor of Political Science and Ericka Huggins, community activist, poet and teacher. Before the event, the speakers will also be holding a smaller brown bag discussion. Drinks will be provided. For more info view the flyer here and RSVP with rrobinson@ucsd.edu
International Café: Food from Lithuania
Friday | January 24 | 12-1:15PM
International Center Patio

The Office of Graduate Studies is sponsoring International Cafe. All are welcome to partake in $5 lunch of Lithuanian food but the first 20 UCSD Graduate students with student I.D. will receive FREE lunch! For more info contact Jahmese Fort at climate-intern@ucsd.edu or view the flyer here

Works in Progress: The Qualifying Process
Monday | January 27 | 11AM-1PM
Cross-Cultural Center ArtSpace

Please join UCSD doctoral students as we gather informally to offer one another support for successfully completing the qualifying process. Refreshments will be served. For more info contact Jahmese Fort for questions climate-intern@ucsd.edu or view the flyer here

Celebrating Black History Month 2014
Nelson Mandela and the US Civil Rights Movement
Thursday | February 6 | 3:30PM
Social Sciences Building # 101
For more info view the flyer here

Josephine Baker and the US Civil Rights Movement and Washington DC's Fight for Home Rule Exhibit
Thursday | February 6 | 3:30PM
UC San Diego Library
For more info view the flyer here

For a full list of events in the celebration of Black History Month 2014 view the calendar here

Volunteer or Intern for the San Diego Latino Film Festival
The San Diego Media Arts Center is looking for interns and volunteers in Marketing and Graphic Design. The internship will assist with both festival related events and our brand new Digital Gym Cinema in North Park. For more info visit the website here
San Diego Pride Internships
San Diego Pride is offering internships to give students real-world experience in a variety of areas. Available positions include the Business Development Internship and the Fundraising Internship. For more info view the descriptions here

Leadership Position at UC Berkeley

The University seeks an energetic leader to provide strategic vision, leadership, and daily administration for an established and growing student development office. For more info view the website here


Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
Application deadline | Jan 22. Join the Coro Legacy to learn the languages of the working world, building networks with interviews and develop personal and professional skills in an exclusive group of Fellows through site visits and special projects. For more info view the website here
Exhibit open until Jan 29 | Closing reception Jan 29 | 6-9PM. On view by appointment at the Structural & Materials Engineering Building. SUBTERRANEA is a group exhibition curated by Art History, Theory, and Criticism Ph.D. students Melinda Guillen and Elizabeth D. Miller. For more info view the website here
2014 NanoJapan: International Research Experience for Undergraduates
Application deadline | Jan 24. This summer program seeks to cultivate interest in nanotechnology among undergraduate students to pursue graduate study and academic research in the physical sciences. For more info visit the website here

Non-Profit Networking Night at UCSD
Wed | Jan 29 | 5-7PM at UCSD Career Services Center. 
Meet and network with UCSD alumni and employers from a variety of non-profit organizations! This is a great way to interact with professionals in the non-profit field and learn about any opportunities  in their organization, such as internships, research activities or volunteering service. For more info view the website here
Native American Congressional Internship
Application deadline | Jan 31. Apply for a fully-funded, ten-week summer internship in Washington DC, for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate, graduate and law students. For more info visit the website here

Applications for the Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) 
Application deadline | Jan 31. A 9-week program that introduces energy efficient electronics science to undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in science and engineering. For more info visit the website here

Darcy and Robert Bingham Scholarships
Application due Mon | Feb 3. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding UCSD student employees. These are $2,100 one-year scholarships, to be awarded in 2014-2015. We encourage you to share this scholarship opportunity with your student employees.  For more info visit the website here

University of Maryland Summer Research Initiative to Increase Diversity

Application deadline Feb 14. Increase your interest in research careers in the social and behavioral sciences, develop research skills, and learn about doctoral training with the goal of encouraging students to pursue doctoral degrees in the social and behavioral sciences. For more info visit the website here

Frida Kahlo Exhibition

Open until March 9 at Liberty Station, Barracks 3. Experience the rich and colorful life of Friday Kahlo in "The Complete Frida Kahlo: Her Paintings. Her Life. Her Story. The Exhibition," making its U.S. premier in San Diego. For more info view the website here



Symposium on Gender Equity and Global Reproductive Health: Call for Abstracts
Submissions due Sat | Feb 1. This will be a gathering of researchers, practitioners, and leaders who work in the intersecting areas of gender equity and reproductive health and family planning. For more info visit the website here


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