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September 2019

Comedia Slam: Diversifying the Classics: Hispanic Classical Theater for Southern California and Beyond

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A guest lecture by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA) and Q&A with the Diversifying the Classics team Women and Servants by Lope de VegaTranslated by Barbara Fuchs A dramatic reading performed by students from the Department of Theatre Arts (CSULB) Recently rediscovered in Madrid's National Library, this comedia emerges from its 400=year sleep with a remarkable freshness" it presents a world of suave dissimulation and accommodation, where creaky notions of honor and vengeance have virtually no place. Lope depicts a sophisticated urban…

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October 2019

Democracy Will Win

October 9 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture and Discussion with Frido Mann Dr. Frido Mann will address the CSULB community on the crisis of American and European democracies as part of his "Democracy Will Win" lecture series. Professor Dr. Frido Mann is following the steps of his grandfather, the Nobel Prize winning Thomas Mann, who addressed the American public in 1938 as part of his lecture tour "The Coming Victory of Democracy." Frido Mann was born in 1940 in Monterey, California. He studied music, Catholic theology,…

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