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CityNotes for Friday, January 27, 2017

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Subject: CityNotes for Friday, January 27, 2017
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Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 23:48:55 +0000


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1. Spring Speaker Series: Artists and Activists - February 1
2. Language Partner Program
3. African American History Month at CCSF - Week 1 Events
4. FACCC Announces Outstanding Faculty Award Winners
5. Elender Wall Memorial - January 28

1. Spring Speaker Series: Artists and Activists - February 1 
Join Critical Middle East / South West Asia and North Africa Studies and IDST31: Women and Gender in the Middle East to launch our Spring Speaker Series: Artists and Activists
Wednesday, February 1, 11:40-12:55
Rosenberg 305 
Smadar Lavie will be discussing her book, Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Sinngle Mothers and Bureacratic Torture. 
2. Language Partner Program
The Language Partner Program is an exchange program created in collaboration between the Language Center and the Office of International Students. It presents a unique opportunity for International students and Foreign Language students to meet and have a one hour one-on-one conversation in the target language and in English. Are you a native speaker of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Pilipino, Russian or Spanish and would like to participate in a Conversation Partner Program with students of your native language? Email Martin Rosales at mrrosales@ccsf.edu for more information. 
3. African American History Month at CCSF - Week 1 Events
Thursday, Feb. 2 at 12:30pm in the Diego Rivera Theatre - Black Lives Matter Movement for Education with Charlene Carrothers
Friday, Feb. 3 at 11:00am in ROS 305 – Africa in History--Film Screening and Discussion---Portrayal of Africa that attempts to identify and demystify how Africa has been perceived in history and popular culture.

4. FACCC Announces Outstanding Faculty Award Winners

The Faculty Association of California Community Colleges has named two of City College of San Francisco's outstanding faculty members as Full-Time Faculty of the Year! Congratulations to co-winners Alisa Messer and Tim Killikelly! 

Awards will be presented at this year's Advocacy & Policy Conference, March 5-6 in Sacramento. 

5. Elender Wall Memorial - January 28
A Celebration of the Life of Elender Wall will be hosted on January 28, 2017 from 1 to 3pm in the Diego Rivera Theatre, City College of San Francisco.
International artist Elender Wall is a former City College student who died in Berlin on November 15 due to complications from thyroid cancer. She was 47 years old. Her parents are retired City College faculty members: David Wall from the Physics Department and Ellen Wall from the English Department.
The memorial program will feature “Arias” performed by visiting artists and opera colleagues of Elender’s from Germany. It will also include music by Bach, Copland, Wagner and others.
A special musical tribute will also be performed by Elender’s aunt, uncle and cousin: well known old time country musicians Jim, Joyce and Carey Cauthen.
Friends and family are welcome to give remembrances. A reception will follow in the theatre lobby, site of the Diego Rivera mural. All are invited.
Donations can be made in the memory of Elender and proceeds will be given to help complete the Performing Arts Education Center (PAEC) at City College. This was a special project goal for Elender so that musicians, and in particular singers, would have an appropriate auditorium space for City College performances. Elender’s name will be part of the donor’s’ wall in the new PAEC.
Donations can be sent to the Bursar’s Office, room 103, City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco California 94112.

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Lang Partner Program.pdf

AAHM 2017_Web_Final.pdf