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Apr 23, 2014
LAS Blog
On April 1, 2014, Steven Heller, former art director at the New York Times, author/ co-author, or editor of 200 books on graphic design, illustration, and political art, and co-founder and co-chair of the MFA Design Criticism Department at School of Visual Arts, joined Communication Arts sophomores in their History of Graphic Design, Advertising, and [more]
Apr 21, 2014
LAS Blog
DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH Part Five of Five Part series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: Discipline and Punish was posted on January 31, 2014. An influential book, Discipline and Punish discussed how in the 18th century, modern society shifted from “punishment” to “discipline” as a way to control growing populations. This series can also be accessed [more]
Apr 17, 2014
LAS Blog
Sammy_Flores-PenaPlease join us in congratulating the following LAS faculty members for their wonderful contributions to the college and the Liberal Studies Department. Heather Joseph-Witham Noted folklorist and cultural studies faculty member Heather Joseph-Witham, will be appearing on the Weather Channel as part of their Tornado Week at the end of April. She will be discussing [more]
Apr 16, 2014
LAS Blog
876612075_12d1e81eab_oShepard Fairey at Subliminal Projects This week I had the privilege of doing a review of Shepard Fairey’s latest exhibition at his Echo Park gallery, Subliminal Projects. The essay, SHEPARD FAIREY: 50 Shades of Black, will be published on line and in print by Artscene in May. This is a socially activist street artist I [more]
Apr 15, 2014
LAS Blog
Screen shot 2014-04-15 at 9.50.24 AMSammy Flores-Pena will be delivering a paper at the Popular Culture Association meeting in Chicago, Illinois, on April 16, 2014. He will be giving a paper on the connections between Chinese and Afro Cuban cultures, titled My Saints, Your Saints, Our Saints: Chinese Presence in Afro Cuban Culture.
Apr 15, 2014
LAS Blog
Screen shot 2014-04-15 at 9.50.43 AMTiffany Graham presented a paper and lecture entitled Food Art Performances at the 8th Interdisciplinary & Multicultural Conference on Food Representation in Literature, Film, and the Other Arts at the University of Texas at San Antonio on March 1, 2014.
Apr 15, 2014
LAS Blog
Screen shot 2014-04-15 at 9.56.32 AMHighly regarded LAS English faculty, Maggie Light has just published a short story titled Quitter Takes All in the Fall edition of the independent literary periodical, Cleaver. This charming short story can be found here: http://www.cleavermagazine.com/quitter-takes-all-by-maggie-light/.
Apr 15, 2014
LAS Blog
Dressing Up at LACMA: It’s a Wrap by Jeanne S. M. Willette My friend, the great painter, Lena Rivkin (www.lenarivkin.com), and I went to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see the Diane von Fursteberg dresses on display at the old May Company building. The exhibition, which included the many depictions by many [more]
Apr 15, 2014
LAS Blog
Screen shot 2014-04-15 at 9.56.54 AMLAS cultural studies faculty and noted folklorist, Heather Joseph-Witham, will be appearing on the Weather Channel as part of their Tornado Week at the end of April. She will be discussing links between deities, tornados, UFOs, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Apr 14, 2014
LAS Blog
 WHAT IS AN AUTHOR? Part Four of a Five Part Series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: “What is an Author?” was posted on January 24, 2014. This short essay was very influential in rethinking the notion of “author” as a bounded entity who produced a unified body of work. This series can also be accessed [more]

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