Liberal Arts Division Events Fall 2019

The Liberal Arts Division hosts a wide array of exciting events and activities that our faculty and students can enjoy throughout the semester! Please refer to the events below to see all upcoming and past events for the Fall 2019 semester.


 

August

  • Thursday, August 29: Travel Abroad - Salamanca, Spain Information Meeting

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
    The study abroad trip to Salamanca, Spain will be held from February 14, 2020 to April 25, 2020. The information meeting will provide more information on the curriculum offered, requirements, and cost. For more information contact Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo.  
  • Thursday, August 29: International Film Festival - "Campeones" 2019 Goya-awarded film.

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo

 

September

  • Thursday, September 5: Travel Abroad - Oxford, England Information Meeting

  • Location: Learning Resource Center (LRC) 104
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Suki Fisher
  • Spend nine weeks in beautiful Oxford, England! Come to the information meeting and learn more about this unique educational experience. For more information, visit the Study Abroad to Oxford web page, or contact Professor Suki Fisher.
  • Tuesday, September 10: Ramadan/Islam Teach-In

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo

 

October

  • Wednesday, October 2: Travel Abroad - Oxford, England Information Meeting

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Suki Fisher
  • Spend nine weeks in beautiful Oxford, England! Come to the information meeting and learn more about this unique educational experience. For more information, visit the Study Abroad to Oxford web page, or contact Professor Suki Fisher.
  • Thursday, October 10: Travel Abroad - Salamanca, Spain Information Meeting

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Thursday, October 10: International Film Festival 

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Tuesday, October 15: Latin American Film Festival 

  • Location: Business & General Studies (BGS) 325
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Thursday, October 17: Public Reading for WALL Literary Journal 2019 

  • Location: Health Sciences (HS) 145
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Gina Shaffer
  • Student writers and artists featured in the 2019 edition of Saddleback's award-winning campus publication, WALL, will read and discuss their literature and art during this public reading. Parking is available in Lots 9, 10, and 13.
  • Thursday, October 31: After Life Celebration/Día de los Muertos/Noche de Altares

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo

 

November

  • Thursday, November 7: Travel Abroad - Oxford, England Information Meeting

  • Location: Learning Resource Center (LRC) 104
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Suki Fisher
  • Spend nine weeks in beautiful Oxford, England! Come to the information meeting and learn more about this unique educational experience. For more information, visit the Study Abroad to Oxford web page, or contact Professor Suki Fisher.
  • Thursday, November 7: Travel Abroad - Salamanca, Spain Information Meeting

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Thursday, November 7: International Film Festival 

  • Location: Student Services Center (SSC) 212
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Wednesday, November 13: Putrid Poetry Party 

  • Location: Health Sciences (HS) 145
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Primary Contact Person: Shellie Ochi
  • Calling all English majors, undeclared majors, and bookworms: The Saddleback English Department warmly welcomes you to attend our second annual Putrid Poetry Party! Faculty will read the unintentionally hilarious poetry of William McGonagall, along with a few gems from the internet, and maybe even a poem or two written by one of your professors in her awkward junior high days. We will end with an open mic, so please bring any stinkers you’d like to share.
  • In addition to being entertaining, this free event will also be informative. Come meet the English department faculty, along with representatives from Wall, The Lariat, The Oxford Study Abroad Program, and Counseling. The goal is to build community, allow you to meet other students and faculty, and inform you about opportunities for English majors. Refreshments provided!
  • Monday November 18: Latin American Film Festival 

  • Location: Business & General Studies (BGS) 325
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Screening of Voces Inocentes - A screening of the Salvadorian-film, Voces Inocentes, will be held on Monday, November 18 at 4:30 pm in BGS 325. The 2004 film is directed by Luis Mandoki is set during the Salvadorian Civil War and is based on writer Oscar Torres' childhood. The film serves as a general commentary on the military use of children and the injustice against innocent people. The film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. A discussion will be held after the film and refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by the International and Diversity Student Council and the Equity and Diversity Committee.

December

  • Wednesday December 4: Travel Abroad Information Meeting- Salamanca and Santander, Spain

  • Location: Business & General Studies (BGS) Location: BGS 325
  • Time: 6:45 p.m. 
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Wednesday December 4: Latin American Film Festival 

  • Location: Business & General Studies (BGS) 325
  • Time: 7:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m
  • Primary Contact Person: Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo
  • Screening of Pan's Labrynth - Director Guillermo del Toro uses a girl's nightmarish fantasy world to explore the monsters of real life in a haunting, brutally violent fairy tale. It's 1944 and the Allies have invaded Nazi-held Europe. In Spain, a troop of soldiers are sent to a remote forest to flush out the rebels. They are led by Captain Vidal, a murdering sadist. The film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. A discussion will be held after the film and refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by the International and Diversity Student Council and the Equity and Diversity Committee.