College of Humanities

Events

Historicizing Environmental Justice Failure

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Environmental Justice Series

The Environmental Justice movement developed over thirty years ago and though it has been successful at blocking new projects, its ability to actually improve the environments of vulnerable communities is questionable. While some have pointed to Read more

Ronald Morán, Therapy for a Sweet Dream

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Therapy for a Sweet Dream

Therapy for a Sweet Dream explores the disruption of sleep in a dysfunctional world plagued by murder, impunity, and corruption. Taking as a point of departure the popular belief that counting sheep induces sleep, this video installation invites the viewer to count, instead of sheep, former members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang (MS13) as they jump over a fence. Read more

Sol Y Semillas II

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Sol Y Semillas II

Celebrating creative writing in the Chicana/o Studies Department. This is the second of two readings by students and their teachers. Featured reader: Luis Rodriguez, Always Running. Read more

Shelter

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 4:00pm

Shelter

The Department of Central American Studies, CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) and Duende CalArts proudly present the world premiere of Shelter, a movement-based theatrical performance that shares stories of the massive human crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border and passing through the U.S. deportation shelter system, unraveling the painful truths of immigration. Read more

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