This coming academic year is the 20th anniversary of The John Lion New Plays Festival. Every other year, under the leadership and mentorship of Cal State LA Professor and renowned playwright, José Cruz González, student-written original plays are developed and then directed by invited professional directors for full main-stage premieres. Professor González is busy reading and the chosen pieces will be announced later this summer.
Student scholars present their original research and explore genders, sexualities, feminism and queer identities at this annual conference presented by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities and Cross Cultural Centers. Timothy Morton, an English professor at Rice University, presents from his influential research on “queer ecology” and on the ethical and ecological urgency of creating new forms of solidarity with nonhuman beings. For information, contact CSGS at (323) 343-6549 or CCC at (323) 343-5001.
Jade & X.D. is a hilarious podcast hosted by two best friends from New York City. They cover hot topics and general life thoughts that everyone can relate to from a millennial, woke, and culturally-empowered perspective. Join us for a live show and learn about the art of podcasting and cultivating an audience. RSVP online.
Los Lonely Boys come to the Luckman with their signature mix of high-octane, high-quality rock and blues combined with conjunto tejano sounds that span the band’s career. In addition to their instrumental talents, they all provide vocals with engaging hooks, expressive lyrics, and melodic sumptuousness.
Your Voice, Your Vote! Vote online for your student representatives through the Cal State LA Golden Eagle Territory (GET) system. Check your NIS Cal State LA email for more details regarding the ASI General Election. Get involved! Be heard! Win prizes! For more information about the candidates, events and news, visit: www.asicsula.org/elections
We are Taking Back the Night during Sexual Assault Awareness Month! The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will create an empowering space for survivors and advocates to heal by sharing their stories.