The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy wins UALE Best Book Award

The book award committee for the United Association for Labor Education (UALE) is pleased to announce that The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy ed. by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese by Pluto Books, has been chosen for the 2021 UALE Best Book Award.  

Student Success Spotlight: Christopher Mardiroussian – Master of Arts, English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition

Chris Mardiroussian is a graduate student at California State University, Long Beach. In 2018, he won First Prize in the Cinema Italian Style Film Festival (sponsored by the prestigious American Cinematheque in Los Angeles) for his short film entitled IL BREAKUP, which he co-wrote and produced. In 2017, he co-wrote a collection of poetry entitled […]

CLA Student Success Spotlight: Natalie Martz – Master of Arts, German

Natalie Martz graduated cum laude from CSULB in 2019 with BAs in History and German. She is the current President of the College of Liberal Arts Student Council and former President of the German Studies Student Association. Her awards and scholarships include the 2018-2019 CLA Distinguished Undergraduate Honor, the 2020 CLA Graduate Student Research Fellowship, […]

CLA AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: BLACK LIVES MATTER

In light of the recent protests and statements in support of Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist organizing efforts, the College of Liberal Arts is highlighting how its courses incorporate issues related to Black Lives Matter. We will highlight one course each month.  You can view all of our courses here: https://cla.csulb.edu/black-lives-matter/ See the description below […]

Beach Forensics Concludes Season With A Splash

Beach Forensics concluded its competitive season by making a huge splash and winning a national championship! Team President Rebecca Cantor was crowned national champion at the National Online Forensics Championship in not one, but two events! Cantor placed first overall in the nation in After Dinner Speaking  and Persuasive Speaking, helping the team bring home […]

CSULB Earns First Place in PRSSA’s 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition

JPR is ending the academic/pandemic year on a VERY high note—the CSULB JPR Bateman Team just won the premier national collegiate public relations case study competition! More than 50 college teams from across the U.S. entered the competition and three finalists presented their campaigns to a panel of judges this morning. The CSULB team is […]

CLA AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: BLACK LIVES MATTER

In light of the recent protests and statements in support of Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist organizing efforts, the College of Liberal Arts is highlighting how its courses incorporate issues related to Black Lives Matter. We will highlight one course each month.  You can view all of our courses here: https://cla.csulb.edu/black-lives-matter/ See the description below […]

Interim David Hood Professor of Ancient History

In 2018, our colleague, David Hood, passed away. David’s career at CSULB spanned more than 50 years and during that time he established an unprecedented model of service to the university, college, and department, and built up the History department’s Ancient History program, serving as an invaluable mentor to countless students at both the BA […]

Student Success Story: Robin Gaitan

We have a new student success story!  Learning during a pandemic hasn’t been the easiest thing for students across campus. The move from sitting in a classroom with twenty-five other students to being at home learning through a computer has been difficult for many students. Robin Gaitan, an English Literature graduate student, has made some […]

Faculty Publications – April/May 2021

Faculty Publications – April 2021 Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts actively publish in their respective fields. Their research, scholarly, and creative activities—showcased here—contribute meaningfully to their disciplines and enrich their teaching content and methods.   Featured Academic Areas – April 2021 American Studies Environmental Science and Policy International Studies Jewish Studies Linguistics Psychology […]