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August 2021

Summer Session C Begins

August 2

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June 2021

Summer Session A Begins

June 21

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May 2021

Undergraduate Research Week

May 24 - May 28
Virtual,

Undergraduate Research Week is a week-long celebration of undergraduate research and creative inquiry at UCLA. It will be hosted on the Undergraduate Research Week website from May 24-28, 2021. Several Professional Writing Minor students created short videos highlighting their research. Click here to view their presentations.

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April 2021

XR in Arts and Humanities Webinar

April 29 @ 3:00 pm
Virtual,
Free

This FREE webinar showcases the UCLA XR Initiative (XRI), and projects by its associate faculty in the Arts and Humanities. Working with XR technologies of virtual (VR), augmented (AR), and mixed (MR) realities, their work spans research, performance, app development, and classroom pedagogy. Individual speakers and teams will give lightning talks on the following topics: Teaching app for the research of 3D films in VR Creative VR projects designed to catalyze reflections on a diverse UCLA campus community, and individual…

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October 2020

“Until We’re Fish” Virtual Book Launch

October 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Writing Programs faculty member Susannah Rodriguez Drissi’s new book Until We're Fish investigates the complicity between Cuba’s Americana and the 1959 Cuban Revolution to reckon with the emotional, psychological, and historical forces that drive Cubans away from their island. The novel has been nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novels, and the PEN Open Book Award. The virtual book launch will take place on Friday, October 9th at 6…

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September 2018

POETRY AT THE CLAREMONT LIBRARY

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
233 W. Harrison Ave., Claremont, 233 W. Harrison Ave
Claremont, CA 91761 United States
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THE FRIENDS OF THE CLAREMONT LIBRARY PROUDLY PRESENT A READING BY - AMBER WEST AND WARREN LIU. AMBER WEST is the author of two books of poetry: Daughter Eraser and Hen & God , as well as a variety ofplays and “puppet poems” that have been performednationally. Her poetry and scholarship have appeared in journals and anthologies such as Calyx, The Feminist Wire, Puppetry International, Furies: A Poetry Anthology of Women Warriors, and The Routledge Companion to Puppetry & Material Performance. West…

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May 2018

Open Mic Night in Sunset Village

May 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UCLA Sunset Village Courtside,

Professor Amber West will be reading poetry and discussing the UCLA Common Book at the Open Mic in Sunset Village on Mon. 5/14 from 6-7pm

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April 2018

UCLA Geek Week MegaConvention

April 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carnesale Palisades,

To infinity and beyond…college. We all love being geeks and these people can help us stay geeks forever! Come discover how you can turn your geek passion into a career, hobby, or side hustle. Featuring virtual reality gurus, brilliant poets, and incredible content creators. Panelists: Alvin Vuong (Escality, LLC.), Tara Prescott (UCLA Writing Programs Faculty), Amber West (UCLA Writing Programs Faculty),  Agustin Rios (UCLA School of Dentistry Content Creator) Moderator: Cathy Banh More info about the event 

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April 2016

Humanities Career Exchange

April 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Network with recruiters and learn about career opportunities at various companies and in various industries! All recruiters have been handpicked to participate in this event, which is exclusively for Humanities students. RSVP is required

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February 2016

Networking and Branding: How to Market Yourself to Employers

February 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn how to market yourself to employers! Finding a career begins with learning how to highlight your most marketable skills.

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