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Festival of Languages, Cultures, and Ideas

2020 Theme: Revisiting history. Join us to Celebrate Language, Culture & Ideas at the 2020 Festival. Film screenings, Dancing, Music, Japanese Tea Ceremony, and Presentations!

March 25, 2020


Student Center
Room West Lounge


All dates

  • March 25, 2020
  • March 26, 2020

Hold the Date March 25 & 26, 2020

Schedule (Tentative)

Locations: Event Central at Student Center, West Lounge; Other locations include CAHSS Film Auditorium (504/1401), VPA Building West (73), and Campus Quad in front of the Student Center/Otter Express (Check schedule for time and specific location). Off-campus visitors--be sure to check parking and travel information.

Wednesday, March 25

  • 9:30 (West Lounge) Light refreshments
  • 9:55 (West Lounge) Opening remarks
  • 10am-2pm (Building 73) T-shirt screen printing workshop with Professors Dio Mendoza and Angelica Muro
  • 10- 11:10 (West Lounge) Speaker Mas Hashimoto Japanese-American Internment
  • 11:15-11:45 (West Lounge) Lunch
  • 11:30 – 2pm (Quad outside Student Center) Student and University Organizations Tabling
    • Japan Club, Anime Club, Asian Pacific Islander Association, Chinese Lion Dance Club, International Programs Office, MeCha, Native American Students United, Sigma Omega Nu, Spanish Club, Undoc--Otters & Allies, School of World Languages & Cultures, Otter Cross Cultural Center
  • 12-1:50pm (CAHSS Film Auditorium (504/1401)) Screening You’re killing me Susana Luis Camara
  • 2:00-2:15 Break/Refreshments (West Lounge)
  • 2:15-3:30 (West Lounge) Guest Speaker: Sarah Rafael García (Writer, Community Educator, and Advocate)
  • 3:30-3:45 Break/Refreshments (West Lounge)
  • 3:45-4:15 (West Lounge) Japanese Tea Ceremony with Tomoko Ogaki
  • 4:15-4:45pm (West Lounge) Flamenco Dance Workshop with Mercedes Maciel
  • 4:45-5pm (West Lounge) Closing Remarks

Thursday, March 26

For more info or disability accommodations, contact or 831-582-3863


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School of World Languages and Cultures

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