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International Education Week

Oct 27, 2016


November 14-18, 2016

On Monday, November 14, the first speaker during International Education Week will be presenting, from 5:00-6:30 in Chumash Auditorium. 

Don Barletti is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, and the keynote speaker for the International Education Week. 

The Roads Most Traveled: Causes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration, will be an eye-opening, thought-provoking presentation, and we are extremely excited to have such an influential speaker kick-off this educational week! 

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Honored CLA Alumni Speaks at Cal Poly

Oct 25, 2016


Jim Kouf Presents: Survivalist Writing

Saturday Nov 5, 10:00am-12:00pm

Honored CLA alumni and award-winning screenwriter and producer, Jim Kouf, will be speaking at Cal Poly! His talk will be one for the books, as he discusses how to succeed in Hollywood. 

CLA Weekly Announcements Oct. 24-30

Oct 24, 2016


Events:
The Capitol Steps: ‘What to Expect When You’re Electing’ (Cal Poly Arts)
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 Cohan Center, PAC (Bldg. 6)

The Capitol Steps are back just in time to make sense of November’s election nonsense. Democrats and Republicans alike will be slighted when these former DC staffers hold both sides accountable in their fresh new songfest, with plenty of satire and sass.
Learn more.


CLA Speaks: ‘Privileges: Phallogocentrism Revisited’
4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 Science Building (No. 52), Room E27


Dr. Steven Miller of University of Buffalo, SUNY, will give a presentation examining psychoanalytic phallogocentrism and how those patterns repeat in contemporary queer fiction.This event is free and open to the public. Learn more or contact Ryan Hatch


Henry Horenstein: Life in Pictures
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25
Constructions Innovations Center (Bldg. 186), Room C303

Cal Poly band at Bandfest

Oct 20, 2016


Cal Poly Bands to Celebrate ‘American Masters’ at Bandfest Concert Nov. 13

Nearly 300 students will perform at Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

The show, titled “American Masters,” will feature the Cal Poly Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble in an evening of bold and powerful works by living American composers for the modern symphonic band.

The evening will also include the Mustang Marching Band performing high-energy selections for the traditional stadium band.

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Noted Photographer Speaks at Cal Poly

Oct 20, 2016


Noted Photographer, Filmmaker Henry Horenstein to Speak Oct. 25 at Cal Poly

Distinguished American photographer and filmmaker Henry Horenstein will speak at Cal Poly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Constructions Innovations Center (No. 186), Room C303.

Horenstein will show samples of his photographs and films while telling the stories behind the images. His work includes fine art and commercial photography, book publishing and, more recently, documentary films.

He has published more than 30 books, including monographs such as “Animalia,” “Honky Tonk,” “Close Relations” and “Show,” and instructional texts about analogue and digital photography.

Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department Presents 'Cosi'

Oct 18, 2016


The Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department will present the comedy “Cosi” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10-12, and Tuesday through Thursday, Nov 15-17,in the university’s Spanos Theatre.

The play, written by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, is set in a mental institution in Melbourne, Australia, in 1971. In the production, Lewis, a recent university graduate, is hired to direct a play to be performed by the patients. Roy, an ebullient manic-depressive, convinces the group to perform Mozart’s opera “Cosi fan Tutti.”

Cal Poly and KSBY Host Forum for Congressional District Candidates

Oct 18, 2016


Candidates Salud Carbajal and Justin Fareed will reply to select questions supplied from the live audience and KSBY’s social media platforms. The event will be moderated by KSBY News anchor Carina Corral. The station will broadcast the first hour of the forum live on KSBY-TV (NBC) and live-stream the entire event at
www.ksby.com 

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and seating will be on a first-come basis. Approximately 350 seats will be available to the public. Doors will close at 6:15 p.m.; the live broadcast will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Complimentary parking will be available in the Grand Avenue parking structure.

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CLA Weekly Announcements Oct. 17-23, 2016

Oct 17, 2016


News & Announcements:
English Department Newsletter Now Available. Read the latest English Department newsletter here.


Events:
Dr. Stacey Pearson-Wharton: ‘Being a Person of Color in White Spaces’
6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 Chumash Auditorium (Bldg. 65)
Predominately white colleges and universities have taken many meaningful steps to become more diverse, but many students of color still feel discrimination, social isolation and psychological challenges during their education. This discussion will cover these challenges as well as the joys of being a POC at a white institution through personal stories of success and growth. Pearson-Wharton will offer practical lessons and tools. Food will be provided. 

Henry Horenstein: Life in Pictures

Oct 14, 2016


TUESDAY,OCTOBER 25,6:30-8:00PM

CONSTRUCTION INNOVATIONS CENTER (BLDG.186),ROOM C303

Join us for a special evening with renowned American photographer and filmmaker, Henry Horenstein. Over his career, Henry has published over thirty books including monographs such as Amelia, Honky Tonk, Close Relations, Show and some of the most widely used instructional texts in the field of analogue and digital photography.

CLA Weekly Announcements Oct. 10-16

Oct 10, 2016


Events:
Office of Diversity and Inclusivity Welcome Reception
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12
University Union Plaza
The Office of Diversity and Inclusivity welcomes back students with activity booths, performances, food and beverages. Everyone is welcome.

Watercolor Wednesday
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12
Kennedy Library (Bldg. 35), Atrium

The Cal Poly Stressbusters invite you to stop by and paint your stress away for free. Supplies are provided and this event is open to everyone.

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