Graduate Events

Welcome to the main site for GSA Events! Below you'll find some of the upcoming events we have scheduled, as well as events held in the recent past.

Have an idea for an event you'd like to see sponsored by GSA? We're always looking for ideas and feedback! Visit the GSA Events suggestion box: http://tinyurl.com/GSAEventsSuggestionBox You can also contact the Director of Graduate Events, Daniel Goodman, at events@gsa.asucla.ucla.edu

Event details and postings of fun activities, events and points of interest in the Los Angeles area can also be found on our Facebook page: http://tinyurl.com/GSAEventsFacebook

To subscribe or unsubscribe to the Graduate Events Listserv, visit http://lists.ucla.edu/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/gradbar-l


Page Last Updated: May 5, 2014 - 1:33am by GSA Webmaster
January 10, 2014 - 5:00pm
http://www.escholarship.org/uc/ucla_spanport_mester
Mester seeks papers for its 43rd issue to be released in 2014. Mester publishes critical articles, interviews, and book reviews in the fields of Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish-American, Brazilian, Latina/o and Chicana/o literatures, linguistics, and cultures. Our upcoming volume will have two components: a general section, open to any topic related to the scope of the journal, and a special supplement entitled “On Violence.” The articles in the latter section may address cinematic, artistic, or literary representations and implications of violence within a variety of historical, geographical, and social contexts. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: the struggle among Moors, Jews, and Christians in the Iberian Peninsula; the...
November 23, 2013 - 8:30am
Exposition Park (in front of the Los Angeles Coliseum) 700 Exposition Park Drive Los Angeles, CA 90037
On Saturday, November 23rd, United Way of Greater Los Angeles is hosting their 7th Annual HomeWalk, and we want you to walk! Los Angeles is the homeless capital of the nation. Over the past 6 years, HomeWalk has mobilized 38,000 walkers, raised $3 million and moved 13,000 people into housing. 100% of proceeds from the event go back into the community, supporting effective strategies to end the ongoing crisis. HomeWalk is an opportunity for all Angelenos to come together to raise awareness while building a brighter future for our community. Join us today by clicking Follow This Link to visit the UCLA Bruins team web page and registering, donating or volunteering! Together, we can end homelessness once and for all.
November 20, 2013 - 6:30pm
UCLA’s Tennis Center Clubhouse
Learn to play Blackjack, Poker, and Roulette like a pro, while winning chips redeemable for prizes! No experience necessary! Enjoy New Orleans-themed cuisine, listen to tunes of the Bayou, and have a drink! Casino and Creole Cuisine Night! (Kind of like GradBar, but better!) When: Wednesday, November 20th from 6:30pm-9:30pm Where: UCLA’s Tennis Center Clubhouse No RSVP Necessary! Cost: FREE! Bring Driver’s License or Passport to drink! *First 15 guests will receive a special prize! Questions? Email events@gsa.asucla.ucla.edu
November 15, 2013 - 3:00pm
308 Westwood Plaza, Kerckhoff Hall 300C
November 15th - 17th, 2013 UCLA Graduate Students Early Registration by Nov. 1st: $20/person Late Registration: $30/person Pay here: http://www.soccatucla.com/ucla-students.html The Students of Color Conference (SOCC) is the annual UCSA (University of California Student Association) event where the membership comes together to engage and challenge students of color and their allies to address issues of structural and cultural inequalities. SOCC is our oldest and largest conference, providing a safe space for students of color and their allies to strategize around statewide and campus-based actions. The University of California Student Association (UCSA) is a coalition of UC students and student governments aimed at increasing the...
November 1, 2013 - 5:30pm
Kerckhoff 316
Although Halloween is on Oct 31st, we are celebrating on November 1st at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Night! Prepare to be spooked by "Walking Dead" & "The Purge" themed mazes & scare zones, ride the "Revenge of the Mummy," the world's most intense indoor roller-coaster, & much more! For more info about Halloween Horror Nights. Visit: http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/hollywood/2013/index.php Date: Friday, November 1st, 2013 Time: 5:30pm-1:30am (includes travel time) Cost: $25 (includes admission to event & round trip transportation) Reserving Your Spot Each graduate student can purchase 2 tickets max (including your own) for each event. Email accommodations WILL NOT be made for these events given the limited...
October 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
Career Center, Third Floor, Conference Room A
Education Pioneers will be hosting an Information Session about the Graduate School Fellowship. They will talk about the application process, important deadlines, and present graduate students with the opportunity to engage with Education Pioneers staff and alumni. Campus Presentation Details: Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM Location: Career Center, Third Floor, Conference Room A Learn more about the Graduate School Fellowship here: http://www.educationpioneers.org/become-a-fellow/graduate-school-fellowship For a list of the latest recruiting events, please visit Recruiting Events page. Should you have any additional questions please feel free to contact the Recruiting Manager at recruitingmanager@educationpioneers....
October 17, 2013 - 4:00pm
Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IoES), UCLA, 300 La Kretz, Large Conference Room
The Leaders in Sustainability program is kicking off the 2013-2014 school year! LiS is an interdisciplinary graduate certificate program aimed at cultivating leaders who are knowledgeable about the diverse nature of sustainability. Find out more about the program at www.leadersinsustainability.com. Come meet your fellow students from a variety of graduate programs at UCLA, learn about the requirements of the program, and hear about the events we have planned for this year. There are already networking events, guest speakers and happy hours in the works! DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2013 TIME: 4PM to 6PM WHERE: Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IoES), UCLA, 300 La Kretz, Large Conference Room Drinks and snacks will be provided...
October 14, 2013 - 7:00pm
UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
Ballroom Dance Club and International Folk Dance Club present Free Fall Quarter dance Lessons: Monday 10/14, 7pm - 9pm, First Swing Dance lesson of the year at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon www.studentgroups.ucla.edu/ballroomdance/index.asp Monday 10/14, 9pm, Israeli dance at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon Saturday, 10/19 8pm-12am, Valentino's Tango/Ragtime Ball (Learn popular American dances from 1895-1926) at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon 8pm-12am (Live Music) Monday 10/21 8pm - 12am, First Salsa lesson of year at Ackerman Grand Ballroom www.studentgroups.ucla.edu/ballroomdance/SALSA.asp
October 4, 2013 - 5:45pm
Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice, CA
Join us this FRIDAY Oct. 4th at "First Fridays on Abbot Kinney" in Venice! Like FOOD TRUCKS, ART, & GOOD VIBES? Then First Friday's is for you! Hop on the bus exclusively for UCLA grad students & ride to Abbot Kinney Blvd, where every 1st Friday of the month, the street is lined with 40+ food trucks w/ everything from Ice-Cream Balls on a Stick to Lobster Rolls to Chicken & Waffles! Stores & bars are also open late. Date: Friday, October 4th Bus will depart at 5:45pm from Parking Structure 4 next to the Soccer Field & return to UCLA campus at 10:15pm. Cost: $2 to ride the bus, plus spending money to purchase items from food trucks & stores ($20 is usually enough). To attend, please stop by the GSA office (Kerckhoff...
September 20, 2013 - 4:30pm
Ackerman Terrace Court Patio in the Ackerman Student Union
Hey Grad Students! The new quarter is QUICKLY approaching, so to kick things off right, GSA will be hosting this year's FIRST GradBar event on Friday, September 20th from 4:30-7:30pm. GradBar will be held on the Ackerman Terrace Court Patio in the Ackerman Student Union. This GradBar will be a great opportunity to meet and welcome NEW grad students and catch up with current students, as it begins directly after the Graduate Student Orientation. Come socialize with other grad students and enjoy FREE food, wine and beer, activities, a live DJ, and a RAFFLE that you DON'T WANT TO MISS! See you there!
September 20, 2013 - 9:00am
Ackerman Grand Ballroom
The UCLA Graduate Students Association and the UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center invite all new graduate and professional school students to the Graduate Student Orientation. This comprehensive orientation includes lunch, a resource fair, and workshops that provide information to ease your transition into graduate school, introduce you to campus services and involvement opportunities, and show you just how much UCLA has to offer. Check out the day's schedule here. Start your graduate career at UCLA off right--REGISTER NOW! Like the Orientation Facebook Page
September 19, 2013 - 11:00am
Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Join us for UCLA's fourth annual Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Graduate Welcome Day! This is an event for ALL graduate students that focuses on issues that are particularly challenging to underrepresented students. New graduate students will have the opportunity to learn about resources, to network, and to get acquainted with the university in a supportive environment. The goal of the Welcome Day is to help new graduate students make personal connections and to promote an inclusive campus climate, personal well-being, and academic success. The event is free of charge, lunch will be provided and the afternoon sessions will be followed by a dinner for all registered attendees. Register now! Like the EID Facebook page!
June 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff
Should you publish that still from Lady Gaga's latest video? What's "fair use?" You created it, but is it your syllabus? Copyright is not just for books.... Yay! You're getting published! But what rights are you giving away in the author agreement? Is your dissertation or thesis going to go viral now that it's electronic? Who can read it and when? Why is this a good thing? What is Open Access, and why should you care? What can the library do for you? Angela Riggio, Head of Scholarly Communication and Licensing, is back for our drop-in office hour for graduate students, and she's bringing reinforcements—more librarians! Today: Angela Riggio and Diane Gurman, Scholarly Communication and Licensing Librarian No appointments are needed....
May 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff
Should you publish that still from Lady Gaga's latest video? What's "fair use?" You created it, but is it your syllabus? Copyright is not just for books.... Yay! You're getting published! But what rights are you giving away in the author agreement? Is your dissertation or thesis going to go viral now that it's electronic? Who can read it and when? Why is this a good thing? What is Open Access, and why should you care? What can the library do for you? Angela Riggio, Head of Scholarly Communication and Licensing, is back for our drop-in office hour for graduate students, and she's bringing reinforcements—more librarians! Today: Angela Riggio and Tony Aponte, Science and Engineering Librarian Do you have questions about-- • dissertations...
May 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff
Should you publish that still from Lady Gaga's latest video? What's "fair use?" You created it, but is it your syllabus? Copyright is not just for books.... Yay! You're getting published! But what rights are you giving away in the author agreement? Is your dissertation or thesis going to go viral now that it's electronic? Who can read it and when? Why is this a good thing? What is Open Access, and why should you care? What can the library do for you? Angela Riggio, Head of Scholarly Communication and Licensing, is back for our drop-in office hour for graduate students, and she's bringing reinforcements—more librarians! Today: Angela Riggio and Allison Benedetti, Librarian for Advanced Research and Engagement. Do you have questions...
May 1, 2013 - 9:00am
http://www.my.ucla.edu
Voting in the 2013 GSA Elections will be re-opened on Wednesday, May 1st from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. You can vote by logging onto MyUCLA at http://www.my.ucla.edu and clicking on the Election icon. Due to network/server issues MyUCLA was unavailable intermittently between 11:51 AM and 10:00 PM on Thursday, April 11th. This outage may have caused the disenfranchisement of some voters. To rectify this issue, polls will be reopened for an additional 10-hour period. The election procedure, as mandated in the GSA Election Codes (http://www.gsa.asucla.ucla.edu/sites/default/files/Elections_Code_(FINAL).pdf), will proceed following the new May 1st 7:00 PM close of Elections. Sincerely, Daniel Goodman GSA Commissioner of Elections (elections@gsa....
February 15, 2013 - 5:00pm
http://www.escholarship.org/uc/germanic_newgermanreview
New German Review: A Journal of Germanic Studies is accepting submissions for Volume 27. Deadline: February 15. Since 1985, the New German Review: A Journal of Germanic Studies has been a medium for graduate students to share their ideas with the academic community worldwide. We strongly encourage contributions within the broader field of German studies, including articles that deal with art history, cultural studies, critical theory, history, literature, linguistics, and philosophy. Book reviews and interviews also form an essential part of our publication. The New German Review is peer-reviewed and edited by graduate students in the Department of Germanic Languages at UCLA. Submissions must comply with MLA conventions, with endnotes...
February 8, 2013 - 11:00am
Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)
Editors: You've got manuscripts! Now how do you edit them? This workshop will cover stages and levels of editing manuscripts in a journal workflow from initial peer review to the finished publishable product. Topics include editorial organization and workflow, substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, author agreements, and basic production requirements for different media. Current, future, or would-be editors are welcome to attend any or all parts of the workshop. Presenters Marilyn Gray, Coordinator, Graduate Writing Center Stacey Meeker, Director, GSA Publications Angela Riggio, Head, Scholarly Communications & Licensing, UCLA Library RSVP to pubs@gsa.asucla.ucla.edu by Tuesday, February 5th. Mark your calendar: Friday,...
January 29, 2013 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff
Ask a librarian! Angela Riggio, Head of Scholarly Communication and Licensing, UCLA Library, and her team of librarians are back for our drop-in office hour for graduate students in Kerckhoff Hall. Do you have questions about... your responsibilities when you reuse materials when you teach? your rights when you write an article or do research on campus? what permissions you need to embed resources in your work? the Library's electronic resources? what the Library can do for you? No appointments are needed! This is a chance for you to chat informally with experts. Get answers to your questions and stay on top of what you need to know to navigate the increasingly complex intellectual property universe. Angela & the Librarians will be...
October 19, 2012 - 5:00pm
http://www.studentactivities.ucla.edu/
Registration of student groups with the Center for Student Programming will close on October 19, 2012 at 5pm. You MUST re-register your group during that time period to remain a registered campus organization. Click here for information on how to register beginning October 8. Registration for all RCOs will occur via OrgSync. Click here for information on how to create an OrgSync Account. If you need help accessing your portal please contact Kris at kkaupalolo@saonet.ucla.edu Please note that your group must be registered with CSP to apply for GSA Discretionary Funding and GSA Publications Funding.
June 15, 2012 - 5:00pm
UCLA Graduate Writing Center
DISSERTATION BOOT CAMP **Humanities & Arts Focus** This program targets humanities and arts graduate students who have advanced to candidacy and are at the dissertation writing stage. The covers writing strategies and provides structure to help participants draft a chapter in the body of the dissertation. Graduate students who use humanities approaches in other fields, such as history, political theory, or area studies, may also apply to this program. This program will meet during Summer Session A: Wednesday, June 27th, 5:30-8:00pm; then Thursdays, 5:30-8:00pm, July 5th–August 2nd Deadline to apply is June 15th. Space is limited. For more information and application instructions, see our website–
June 15, 2012 - 5:00pm
UCLA Graduate Writing Center
DISSERTATION BOOT CAMP **Qualitative Social Sciences Focus** This program targets graduate students who have defended their proposals, completed the majority of their research and data analysis, and are ready to write or already writing the results and discussion chapters. The program will address writing issues specific to qualitative research as well as general writing and organizational strategies. This program will meet during Summer Session A on Mondays, 5:30-8:00pm, June 25th –July 30th. Deadline to apply is June 15th. Space is limited. For more information and application instructions, see our website--
June 15, 2012 - 5:00pm
UCLA Graduate Writing Center
DISSERTATION BOOT CAMP **Sciences, Engineering, & Quantitative Social Sciences** This program targets graduate students who have defended their proposals, completed most of their research and data analysis, and begun to write their article chapters or results and discussion chapters. This program will address general writing and organizational strategies, finishing and filing, and issues specific to scientific writing. In addition to the program, there will be an option to join a writing group for the month of July. This program will meet: Thursday, June 21st, 5:30–8:30pm; Friday, June 22nd, 5:30–8:30pm; Saturday, June 23rd, 10am–6pm. The optional writing group will meet Tuesdays, 5:30–7:30pm, July 3rd–July 31st. Deadline to apply...
June 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff Hall
Are you allowed to publish that still from Lady Gaga's latest video? Is your dissertation or thesis about to go viral now that it's electronic? Who can read it and when? Yay! You're getting published! But, what are your rights when you sign an author agreement? What is Open Access and why should you care? You created it, but is it your syllabus? Angela Riggio, Head of Digital Collections Services, is back for our bi-monthly Lunch & Librarians drop-in office hour for graduate students, and she's bringing reinforcements—more librarians! Do you have questions about-- • dissertations and theses? • the Library's electronic resources? • Creative Commons and Open Access? • your rights to what you use and create when you teach? • what...
May 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
GSA Media Studio, 138 Kerckhoff Hall
Reusing your own articles in your dissertation or thesis? Do you need help with permissions? Marty Brennan, UCLA Copyright and Licensing Librarian, and Courtney Hoffner, UCLA Science and Engineering Librarian, in student-friendly Kerckhoff Hall to answer your questions about permissions in the electronic filing environment and many others ... Are you allowed to publish that still from Lady Gaga's latest video? Is your dissertation or thesis about to go viral now that it's electronic? Who can read it and when? Yay! You're getting published! But, what are your rights when you sign an author agreement? What is Open Access and why should you care? You created it, but is it your syllabus? Angela Riggio, Head of Digital Collections Services, is...