Thursday, October 31, 2013
This year we will have a two-day celebration starting Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5pm with the Noche de Ofrenda. The Noche de Ofrenda is a time to tell stories, reflect on our time with our loved ones, share food, recite poetry, and view the altars. This is to open the event for MICCAILHUITL: Dia de los Muertos on Friday, November 1, 2013 starting at 6pm. There will be live music, Danzas, vendors, food, speakers, and elaborate altars meant to honor those who have passed. Every one of all ages is welcome to come celebrate life, whether past or present.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Northridge Center, University Student Union
The Distinguished Visitor's Speaker Series presents
Pathways to Inclusive Teaching and Learning Excellence in the 21st Century
This presentation will highlight a mixture of instructional styles, critical thinking within the context of ethnic and cultural studies, alternate approaches to epistemology, and an ongoing multicultural/multiethnic dialogue within the academy.
Dr. Joseph L. White will discuss the synergy created by combining four major teaching and learning strategies. He will facilitate discovery and rediscovery of fascination with the learning process, activate internal motivation to pursue life-long learning and encourage students to actively participate in the betterment of society.
Dr. White is current professor emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine where he spent most of his creer as a teacher, supervising psychologist, mentor, and Director of ethinc studies and cross-cultural programs.