Fall 08 Speakers Series at OC
Contact: Cathy Garnica, Public Relations & Marketing, 805 986-5809
Family Activism: Change We Desire for Our Communities -- Author and Psychologist Roberto Vargas, Ph D. will share stories from his book, Family Activism, and discuss how we can develop the skills and attitudes necessary to tackle broader problems in our community and empower positive change within our families and society.
November 26, 2008
The Mathematics of Game Shows -- Oxnard College Professor Mark Bates will lecture on the history of the game show genre, (the first “Reality TV,”) and will analyze the extensive use of mathematics in game shows of past and present, while entertaining the audience with a new way to experience mathematics.
December 3, 2008
Performing Oral Histories: Real People, Real Stories, Real Funny! -- Historian and Oxnard native David G. García, PhD., will talk about how his education – from Oxnard College to UCLA – led him to document the comedy theater group, “Culture Clash,” and will show film clips of their interview-based monologues from across “AmeriCCA.”
December 10, 2008
Where Have You Gone, Huckleberry Finn? -- Oxnard College Professor Anthony Rodriguez and students from the Literature Institute of Oxnard College will compare and contrast the lifestyles of contemporary American youths with their counterparts from Mark Twain's era, exploring social and cultural nuances of these periods.
Oxnard College, 4000 South Rose Ave. Oxnard, CA 93033 (805) 986 - 5800