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2012-2013 WACC Sponsored Events

16 de Septiembre: A Celebration of the Mexican Independence
Thursday, September 13, 2012, Main Quad, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lecture and presentation, "What is the Historical Significance of the 16 de Septiembre?"  Traditional Mexican food and cultural activities.
 
 
Into Abstraction Artists' Talk
September 13, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Hyde Art Gallery
The closing ceremonies for the Art Department's exhibit, "Into Abstraction," with lectures and presentations by Jessica McCambly, Mike Whiting, and Doris Bittar.
 
 
Black History Month: Giants Of Jazz
February 2013, times and locations vary
This year's program will honor the history of Jazz and the contribution of Jazz artists, including appearances by Jazz giants John C. Handy and Jeannie Cheatham. (UT San Diego article, "Jeannie Cheatham's 'Giant' Day")
 
 
Brigham Young University's International Folk Dance Ensemble
March 13, 2013, in the Main Quad
A performance and lecture demonstration of a broad spectrums of folk dance, performed by one of the single most sought-after ensembles in the world; includes music, costume, and dance from North America, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
 
 
"The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope"
April 3, 2013, Room 220, 3:30 p.m.
A screening of the controversial political documentary award winner The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope, an independent film by director Michael Ramsdell promoting social change, diversity and hate speech in America, with Director's Talkback. This ninety-minute film reveals the shared narratives found in individual and collective ideologies of hate, and how humans as a species can overcome them.
 
 
Cultural Influences on Healthcare
April 11, 2013, Building 34, Room 150
The Grossmont College Nursing and Allied Health Program hosts a symposium on healthcare values celebrating a diverse cross-section of cultures and subcultures; featuring speakers who have done work on various medical missions, including in third world countries, with minimal resources.
 
 
NPR's Martha Barnette, "A Way with Words"
April 18, Room 220 (Time, TBA)
Author and philologist Martha Barnette is the host of NPR's popular show about language, "A Way with Words."
 
 
Deaf Deaf World Event
April 13, 2013 (locations vary)
Hosted by the American Sign Language Department, Deaf Deaf World allows ASL speakers from throughout San Diego County to simulate a Deaf Town where only ASL is used. Participating academic institutions include Mesa College, Cuyamaca College, City College, Southwestern College, SDSU, UCSD, USD, and other private colleges in the San Diego area.
 
 
Spring Art Festival
April 18, 2013, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Main Quad
An event dedicated to creating art that acts as a cultural expression about our place in the diverse community that is Grossmont College; includes a collaborative community mural and a multi-panel collaborative installation.
 
 
Chaldean-American Poet Dunya Mikhail
April 29, 2013, 2:00 p.m., Griffin Gate (17th Annual Literary Arts Fest)
Internationally renowned Chaldean-American poet, author of The War Works Hard and Diary Of a Wave Outside the Sea.
 
 
Creative Capital Webinar and Annual Art Student Exhibition 2013
May 16-23: Art Exhibition
June 6, 2013: Creative Capital Webinar Featuring the popular end-of-year Student Art Exhibition. Then, an innovative webinar to help art students explore career aspirations for art students, including web presence development for artists.
 
 
 
  • 16 de Septiembre: A Celebration of the Mexican Independence
    16 de Septiembre: A Celebration of the Mexican Independence

    Thursday, September 13, 2012, Main Quad, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. "What is the Historical Significance of the 16 de Septiembre?"

  • Into Abstraction Artists' Talk
    Into Abstraction Artists' Talk

    September 13, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Hyde Art Gallery. The closing ceremonies for the Art Department's exhibit, "Into Abstraction," with lectures and presentations by Jessica McCambly, Mike Whiting, and Doris Bittar.

  • Black History Month: Giants of Jazz
    Black History Month: Giants of Jazz

    February 2013, times and locations vary. This year's program will honor the history of Jazz and the contribution of Jazz artists, including appearances by Jazz giants John C. Handy and Jeannie Cheatham. (UT San Diego article, "Jeannie Cheatham's 'Giant' Day")

  • Brigham Young University's International Folk Dance Ensemble
    Brigham Young University's International Folk Dance Ensemble

    March 13, 2013, in the Main Quad. A performance and lecture demonstration of a broad spectrums of folk dance, performed by one of the single most sought-after ensembles in the world; includes music, costume, and dance from North America, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East

  • The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope
    The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope

    April 3, 2013, Room 220, 3:30 p.m. A screening of the controversial political documentary award winner "The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope," an independent film by director Michael Ramsdell promoting social change, diversity and hate speech in America, with Director's Talkback. This ninety-minute film reveals the shared narratives found in individual and collective ideologies of hate, and how humans as a species can overcome them.

  • Cultural Influences on Healthcare
    Cultural Influences on Healthcare

    April 11, 2013, Building 34, Room 150. The Grossmont College Nursing and Allied Health Program hosts a symposium on healthcare values celebrating a diverse cross-section of cultures and subcultures; featuring speakers who have done work on various medical missions, including in third world countries, with minimal resources.

  • NPR's Martha Barnette, "A Way with Words"
    NPR's Martha Barnette, "A Way with Words"

    April 18, Room 220 (Time, TBA. Author and philologist Martha Barnette is the host of NPR's popular show about language, "A Way with Words."

  • Deaf Deaf World Event
    Deaf Deaf World Event

    April 13, 2013 (locations vary). Hosted by the American Sign Language Department, Deaf Deaf World allows ASL speakers from throughout San Diego County to simulate a Deaf Town where only ASL is used. Participating academic institutions include Mesa College, Cuyamaca College, City College, Southwestern College, SDSU, UCSD, USD, and other private colleges in the San Diego area.

  • Spring Art Festival
    Spring Art Festival

    April 18, 2013, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Main Quad. An event dedicated to creating art that acts as a cultural expression about our place in the diverse community that is Grossmont College; includes a collaborative community mural and a multi-panel collaborative installation.

  • Poet Dunya Mikhail
    Poet Dunya Mikhail

    April 29, 2013, 2:00 p.m., Griffin Gate. Internationally renowned Chaldean-American poet, author of The War Works Hard and Diary Of a Wave Outside the Sea, headlines the 17th Annual Literary Arts Festival.

  • Creative Capital Webinar and Annual Art Student Exhibition 2013
    Creative Capital Webinar and Annual Art Student Exhibition 2013

    May 16-23 Art Exhibition. June 6, 2013 Creative Capital Webinar Featuring the popular end-of-year Student Art Exhibition. Then, an innovative webinar to help art students explore career aspirations for art students, including web presence development for artists.

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