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Compton College / Academic Programs / Division 3 / Humanities / Lectures
Spring 2017
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Author @ Compton, 
featuring Genaro Ky Ly Smith,
Afro Asian Writer

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Tues., Feb. 28 @ 11:30 a.m.

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Student Lounge

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African Asian Experience

 

Black History Month Book Fair

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Tues., Feb 28-Mar. 2 Student Lounge Afrocentric Writings

Voices of Compton:
Compton Literary / Arts Journal Event

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 Pictured: Cheyenne Browne,
Student Spoken Word

Wed., May 3 @ 11:30 a.m

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Pictured: Alex Gaytan,
Student Essayist

 

 

Student Lounge

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Pictured: Stephanie Gonzalez,
Student Artist

 

 

Student Readings and Art Display

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 Pictured : Christian J. Lopes, Student Poet

Link to full publication

Faculty and Student Music Concert

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Mon., May 22 @7:30 p.m.

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Little Theater Classical and Contemporary Muscial Performances 

Free Writing Workshops

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New Library / Success Center Upstairs

Improving College Reading and Writing

Jazz Band Performance,
featuring Compton Students and Centinnial H.S. Band

Wed., May 24 @ 7:30 p.m.

Little Theater

Centinnial H.S. band, voted by L.A. Weekly best in country, under direction of Harvey Estrada, Compton Professor

2nd Annual APISA Culture Night Fri., May 26 @ 7-9 p.m. Gym

 

Asian Pacific Dance, Song, & Food

 Fall 2016

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 Latino Heritage Month Kick-Off & Taste of Food from Latin America

Tues., Sept. 15 @ 12-1:30 p.m. 

Student Lounge 

Free food sampling and performance by Mariachi Tequila 

 Panel Discussion, 
with Alfonso Morales,
Guest Attorney and Immigration Specialist

 Thurs., Sept. 29 @ 12-1 p.m.

Student Lounge 

Immigration 

 Art Expo

 Mon., Oct. 3 @ 11:30 -12:30 

Student Lounge 

Art & Poetry Exposition 

Latino Book Fair

Tues., Oct. 11 @ 11-1 & Wed., Oct.12 @ 6-8 p.m.

Student Lounge

Latino Book Giveaway

Author @ Compton,
featuring Carlos Ornelas'
Ketchup: Sopa de Gato

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Tues., Nov. 1 @ 11:30 a.m.

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Student Lounge

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Alum Latino poet returns

Free Writing Workshops

Click here for schedule

New Library / Success Center Upstairs

Improving College Reading and Writing

Music Concert

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Mon., Dec. 5, @ 7:30 p.m.

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Faculty and Student Music

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Spring 2016

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 African Attire Day, Drum Processional, and "Taste of Soul," featuring Senegal Dancers and Drummers

 Mon., Feb. 1 @11:15 a.m.

 Student Lounge

African clothing, drums, and food 

 Jeopardy! Black History and Culture Trivia Mon., Feb. 8 @ 6 p.m.  Student Lounge  Black History and Culture 
 #BLACKLIVESMATTER, featuring Dr. Melina Abdullah Wed., Feb. 10 @ 11:15 a.m.  Student Lounge  Conversation with Community Leader 
 Black Representation in the Media Thurs., Feb. 11 @ 11:15 a.m.  Student Lounge  Interactive skit and presentation by Dr. Billie Moore, James Rogers, Compton Students, and ASB
 Musical Journey through Black History, featuring Harvey Estrada's orchestra and class Wed., Feb 17 @ 11:15 a.m.  Student Lounge  Blacks in Music 

 Author @ Compton, featuring Albert Neal's Ill at Ease

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Tues., Feb. 23 @ 11:30 a.m. 

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Staff Lounge  Black Author 
Black History Month Book Fair Tues., Feb. 23 @ 12:30-3, Wed., Feb. 24 @ 11-3 and 6-9, and Thurs., Feb. 25 @ 11-3 Student Lounge Writing of the Diaspora
"King" Mon., Feb. 29 @ 11:15 a.m. Student Lounge A Dramatic Portrayal and Retelling of King's Speeches
Free Writing Workshops Click here for schedule New Library / Success Center Upstairs Improving College Reading and Writing

Voices of Compton: Compton Literary / Arts Journal Event

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Pictured: Joel De Leon,
Student Essayist

Tues., Apr. 12 @ 11:30 a.m.

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Pictured: Kevin Smith,
Student Essayist

Student Lounge

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Pictured: Audrey Casas,
Student Essayist

 

Student Readings and Art ExhibitKevinIkouAnthonyChuyVOC16

Pictured: Kevin Ikou
(Student Essayist) and
Anthony Chuy
(Student Poet)

 Fall 2015

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Independence Day Celebration & Taste of Latin America Wed., Sept. 16 @ 12 noon Student Patio Aztec Dancers and Latin Foods 

Salsa Day

Wed., Sept. 23 @ 12 noon Student Quad Salsa Dance and Salsa Tasting 
Live Latino Music, Art, & Poetry Exposition Thurs., Oct. 1 @ 12:30 p.m. Student Quad Student Art Competition 

McFarland, USA Film Screening & Talkback
Featuring Film Viewing and Discussion with Cast

Wed., Oct. 7 @ 3:45-8 p.m. Student Lounge   Latino Film

Campus Resource Awareness/Education Day
Guest Speaker: Irma Archuleta

Thurs., Oct. 8 @ 11:30 a.m. Staff Lounge   Latino Education

S.T.E.M. Faculty Panel
Photo Courtesy of Student,
Nichel Rivera

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 Thurs., Oct. 8 @12:30 p.m.  Staff Lounge  Latinos in S.T.E.M.
Latin Cook-off Event  Thurs., Oct. 15 @1 p.m.  Student Lounge  Latino Dessert Competition

Author @ Compton
featuring Carlos Ornelas'
Ketchup: Sopa de Gato
(A Word Is Worth a Thousand Pictures)

CarlosOrnelas 

Tues., Oct. 27 @ 11:30 a.m.

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Student Lounge Latino Author 
Latino Book Giveaway Tues., Oct 27
to Thurs., Oct 29
Student Lounge Latino Authors 
Free Writing Workshops Click here for schedule. New Library / Success Center Upstairs Improving College Reading and Writing 

  

 

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