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College of letters arts and social sciences

Labor, Justice, and the Future of Work

January 18, 2018

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Corley

English Professor Receives NEH Grant to Support Research on Veterans in American Literature

January 04, 2018

Over the past few years, students in Dr. Liam Corley’s literature classes have read novels and stories rela...

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The Material Consequences of Ethnicity and Race in Burma: the Karen, the Rohingya, and Failed Charismatic Leadership

January 02, 2018

  CAMPUS FORUM PRESENTS: THE SAUL LANDAU LECTURES JACK FONG Department of Psychology and Sociology, CPP The ...

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Theatre & New Dance Production Invited to Regional Festival

December 15, 2017

Intimate Apparel - 2017 "Intimate Apparel” is one of six selected productions invited to perform at T...

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First Female CPP student selected for Sacramento Semester Program

December 06, 2017

Politial Science student, Clarissa Lemus Political Science student, Clarissa Lemus, was accepted into the prestigiou...

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Dr. Boyraz Receives Award

November 27, 2017

Congratulations, Dr. Boyraz on receiving the Dr. Laura Crowell Dissertation Award from the Group Communication Divis...

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The Spanish and Catalan Issue: Past and Present

October 20, 2017

Join us Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:00PM-5:50PM in Bldg 24B-1421 for a campus forum on The Spanish and Catalan Issu...

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College of letters arts and social sciences

India @ Seventy

October 02, 2017

Please plan to join us for the conference, India@Seventy: Building a More Inclusive Democracy on Cal Poly Pomona camp...

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Theatre Alum Shares Her Wisdom

August 01, 2017

During Commencement 2006, Cal Poly Pomona Theatre student Brittney Buffo sat in the audience, listening to then-thea...

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CLASS 2017 Valedictorian, Rehana Parekh

June 07, 2017

2017 Valedictorian Rehana Parekh with her daughter, Zainab The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS)...

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Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino partner to present reading of ‘The Women of Lockerbie’

April 26, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino partner to present reading of ‘The Women of Lockerbie&#82...

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Big Shot

A Free Special Theatrical Performance on 3/11/17

March 06, 2017

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Dean Hilles Presents on 3/8/17

March 01, 2017

Dr. Sharon Hilles Presents in Honor of Women as We Celebrate National Women's History Month Wednesday, March 8, 2017...

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College of letters arts and social sciences

Trump for President: A Pre- Inauguration Discussion

January 09, 2017

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World Philosophy Day

December 01, 2016

Dr. Michael Cholbi presents at World Philosophy Day On November 17, the Philosophy Department hosted their first ann...

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College of letters arts and social sciences

World Philosophy Day

November 13, 2016

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"As You Like It" featured in Inland Valley Bulletin

September 06, 2016

The Southern California Shakespeare Theatre in its 12th season presents: As You Like It. P...

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What Can Your IAP Ambassador Do for You?

May 24, 2016

Jessica Saucedo and Gabriel Smith With the semester conversion around the corner, the Individual Academic Plan (IAP)...

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Fred Meeker

Fredrick Meeker Memorial Fund

May 05, 2016

Frederick B. Meeker, Professor Emeritus and Library Docent, passed away on December 31, 2015. In his honor, the Frede...

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Meet our Oscar-Winning Distinguished Alumnus for 2016

May 05, 2016

Roy Conli (’83, Drama), Oscar-winning producer of “Big Hero 6,” recently received the ...

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CPP Music Theatre Workshop presents The Addams Family, a New Musical Comedy

May 04, 2016

BUY TICKETS NOW Cal Poly Pomona’s Music Theatre Workshop presents The Addams Family, a New Musical Comedy ...

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Uncovering the Effects of Language Brokering

May 04, 2016

Dr. Morales and his students at the Western Psychological Association Conference. Alejandro Morales, assistant profe...

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GIS Lab: Technology in C.L.A.S.S.

May 03, 2016

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is not typically a college that gets associated with science or eng...

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Model UN Team Brings Home Wins

May 02, 2016

Each spring, over 5,000 college students travel to the National Model United Nations conference in New York City to ...

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SCSF Presents As You Like It

April 29, 2016

As You Like It BUY TICKETS NOW Directed by Stephanie Courtney LOCATION: Studio Theatre, Theatre Building 25-110 PERF...

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Ira Pernstein

A Passion for History leads to Presidential Dream

April 28, 2016

What do you want to be when you grow up? is a question for which college students don't always have an answer. Colleg...

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Theatre Presents Les Liaisons Dangereuses

April 27, 2016

Spring 2016 Mainstage Production  BUY TICKETS NOW "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"  B...

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Understanding Grief Through Philosophy

April 22, 2016

If you search for books and articles about grief, hundreds upon hundreds of resources pop up, but few are related to...

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Professor Sheds Light on the History of Science

April 22, 2016

American-educated Chinese scientists have a long and mostly unknown history of contributions to the United States. H...

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Security and Terrorism Event

April 19, 2016

May 3, 2016 12:00 PM to May 3, 2016 2:00 PM at Ursa Minor -- Bronco Student Union Join us for a campus-wide discussio...

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Ahimsa for Our Plate and Planet

April 19, 2016

Ahimsa for Our Plate and the Planetby Gene Baur Saturday, April 23, 2016   Lecture and Q &...

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Advising Center Appoints a New Student Veteran Ambassador

March 28, 2016

Air Force Reserve and Spanish major, Alexandra Jacome has recently been appointed to the new role of Student Veteran...

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CATESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference comes to CPP

March 24, 2016

Three Generations of Teachers: Dr. Marianne Celce-Murcia  (2nd from L) was the teacher trainer of Dean Shar...

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C.L.A.S.S. Students Present at Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference

March 09, 2016

Last week, the Office of Research & Office of Undergraduate Research held their 4th annual Cal Poly Pomona Studen...

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A Visiting Professor through the Fulbright NEXUS Program

March 07, 2016

Dr. Pablo Torres-Lima, a professor at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City, is visiting th...

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Steinway Sale

March 03, 2016

Steinway & Son’s brings piano sale to campus! Appointment Required  

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Megan Benavente

Music Alumna Finds Success at Iconic Music Venue

March 02, 2016

The Troubadour in Los Angeles is an iconic music venue, which has hosted artists such as: Elton John, Neil Diamond, M...

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The Dilemma with Our Biases

March 02, 2016

If you knew a way to get rid of your biases, would you? Alexander Madva, who is a visiting assistant professor in th...

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Veterans Mixer

Student Veterans and Faculty Mixer

March 01, 2016

New to the CLASS?     Want to meet other veterans in your field?      Wo...

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U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to Present FREE Concert on March 9th

March 01, 2016

The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free...

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Oscar-Winning Producer to Receive 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

February 26, 2016

In 2015, producer Roy Conli won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film Big Hero 6.   With a nota...

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Panetta Interns

Panetta Interns Gain First-Hand Experience at the U.S. Capitol

February 23, 2016

Working in the Capitol had always been a dream for political science majors, Nafisa Ahmed and Mary Ashley Cherney, an...

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Social Media and the Effects on Media Trust

February 21, 2016

Communication Professor Conducts Study on Social Media News Recommendations and the Effects on News Trust  ...

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Professor for a Day

Join the Professor for a Day Program

February 19, 2016

Help students learn first-hand how their education applies to the real world by participating in Cal Poly Pomona's Al...

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World Anthropology Day

February 19, 2016

The Anthropological Society recently celebrated World Anthropology Day at the University Quad with an informational b...

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Discovering Bilingualism in the Brain

February 03, 2016

C.L.A.S.S. Psychology Professor Submits Proposal for the National Science Foundation’s MRI Grant for the A...

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Music Professor Earns Multiple Grammy Nominations

February 01, 2016

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is proud to announce that Music Professor, Nadia Shpachenko, recei...

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C.L.A.S.S. Promotes Interim Associate Deans

January 20, 2016

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is proud to announce the recent promotions of Associate Dean Lauri...

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Bilingualism: Brain, Mind, and Family

January 11, 2016

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C. L. A. S. S. Advising Center Workshop: Lib 150

January 08, 2016

The C.L.A.S.S. Advising Center will be hosting a workshop on the resources available at the Library. Christy Stevens ...

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Nicole Doung

Success on Your Own Terms

January 07, 2016

The transition into college and the quarter system can be a difficult hurdle to overcome. Nicole Duong began her coll...

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SPAMALOT

November 30, 2015

The theatre club A.C.T (Actors Collaborating with Technicians), presents Spamalot, the musical inspired by (lovingly ...

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Jason Turcotte

Social Media Sharing

November 09, 2015

Communication professor, Dr. Jason Turcotte's work on social media sharing was published in the September issue of th...

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8 C.L.A.S.S. students awarded President’s Council Scholarships

November 02, 2015

It is with great pleasure that we announce the eight C.L.A.S.S. students that received the prestigious President&...

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Nelson and Hernandez Awarded at APCG

Jeffrey Nelson and Andrea Hernandez Win Award at APCG

October 30, 2015

Jeffrey Nelson and Andrea Hernandez, undergraduate geography majors in the Department of Geography & Anthropology...

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Sunny Lie

Dr. Sunny Lie awarded Dissertation of the Year

October 26, 2015

Sunny Lie (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst) won this year’s Dissertation of the Ye...

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Claudia Garcia-Des Lauriers excavating Offering 1, Los Horcones, Chiapas, Mexico (Photo by Mikael Ohlsen)

CPP Professor Digs for Clues to Early Classic Societies in Mexico

October 01, 2015

Since 2005, Dr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers has been investigating the importance of the local regional cent...

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Robert Shields as Macbeth with Daniella Tarankow as Lady Macbeth in the Southern California Shakespeare Festival presentation of “Macbeth” at Cal Poly Pomona.

Southern California Shakespeare Festival presents ‘Macbeth’ at Cal Poly Pomona

September 02, 2015

To be, or not to be — that was not a question for Linda Bisesti. The thespian knew the Inland Empire was la...

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Model United Nations Team Wins Many Times Over

April 28, 2015

Cal Poly Pomona's 2015 Model United Nations team the most decorated in its more than 40 year history. The team, repre...

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College of letters arts and social sciences

Translation Slam

April 23, 2015

The EFL department is having a Translation Slam this May 4 at the Bronco Student Center (Ursa Minor) from 1:00-3...

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Dr. Ocampo

Dr. Ocampo was awarded the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

April 20, 2015

Dr. Anthony Ocampo, assistant professor in Sociology in the Psychology and Sociology department has been awarded the ...

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Poet Claudia Rankine Headshot

Poet Claudia Rankine: Reading and Discussion

April 13, 2015

Claudia Rankine discussion, reading & book signing. Claudia will be discussing, and reading her book Citizen: an ...

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Cal Poly Pomona Music Sets Sights on the World Stage

April 06, 2015

With a full complement of 29 legendary Steinway & Sons pianos, Cal Poly Pomona University is staking its claim as...

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All-Steinway Initiative Celebration

April 02, 2015

Cal Poly Pomona celebrates the All Steinway School Designation on April 2, 2015. Hurry and reserve your seat today an...

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Professor For a Day

March 23, 2015

We are seeking interested alumni to participate in Professor for a Day, during the week of May 11-15.  There...

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Woman at the New Piano Cover

Nadia Shpachenko: Woman at the New Piano

March 17, 2015

From New Classic LA: "Woman at the New Piano is a generous helping of new piano music by four contemporary compo...

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Christopher Bates

Christopher Bates is No. 1 student-rated professor

March 10, 2015

Good teaching is a mixture of art and science. An ideal professor is a professor who is able to grab and keep student...

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Boeing Boeing

'Boeing Boeing' debuts

March 02, 2015

Cal Poly Pomona's Department of Theatre and New Dance premiered its production of "Boeing Boeing" at the U...

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Nadia Shpachenko in Textura Magazine

Nadia Shpachenko in Textura Magazine

February 28, 2015

Nadia Shpachenko was featured in Canada's Textura Magazine.  The article discusses her new album "Woman...

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Ethics Bowl Team

Ethics Bowl Team Finishes in the Top Eight

February 22, 2015

The national Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl was held on February 22 in Costa Mesa. The Cal Poly team went undefeated in ...

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Allison Baker

Allison Baker – Provost’s Award

February 19, 2015

Youtube Video Link: https://youtu.be/yYHJF4JEJcU Alison A. Baker Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teachin...

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Harry Potter Class

Harry Potter Class Has Students Spellbound

December 10, 2014

"The Harry Potter literature class, which the university started offering four years ago, recently was designate...

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Southern Girls

'Southern Girls' preview: A timely setting with current social issues

November 10, 2014

"Southern Girls," the newest Cal Poly Pomona theatre department production, should be taken anything but l...

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Ahimsa Center

Ahimsa Center Holds 6th Annual Conference

November 07, 2014

The Ahimsa Center held it’s sixth biannual conference on nonviolence, November 7-9,2014.  Care, Co...

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Julius Caesar

SCSF puts on 'Julius Caesar' with a twist

September 22, 2014

This month, students join professional actors in a performance of "Julius Caesar" for the 10th anniversary ...

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Dr. Danico

Dr. Mary Yu Danico Hart Award

September 22, 2014

The 2014 recipient of the George Hart Award is Dr. Mary Yu Danico from the Department of Psychology and Sociology. &a...

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Alum Premieres Movie at Cannes Film Festival

June 18, 2014

A Cal Poly Pomona alumnus premiered his first movie last month at the world-famous Cannes Film Festival in France. Ju...

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Model U.N. Team Wins Outstanding Delegation Award

Model U.N. Team Wins Outstanding Delegation Award

April 30, 2014

"The National Model U.N. Team won an Outstanding Delegation Award at the annual national conference in New York,...

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John Lennon Tour Bus to Promote Music Education in Pomona

April 21, 2014

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will make stops at Kingsley Elementary School in Pomona and Cal Poly Pomona fro...

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