Lectures

Art which addresses social issues is bound to start discussion. In addition to offering arts programs, CCA features guest speakers to discuss issues related to its annual themes. As part of its 2011-2012 theme Immigration, Migration, and Labor, CCA offered the following speaking engagements.

September 30
Annelise Rohrer: The Role of Political Journalism in Our Modern, Globalized World.
Music Building, Room 160

October 26
Debate: Democracy Demands a Reform of U.S. Immigration Policies in Order to Extend Rights to Non-citizens
Fresno State Barking Bulldog Debate Team
Free Speech Area
Kevin Grow and Chisanga Chandra will defend the proposition and Jessica Lukens and Richard Schneider will negate. 

October 26
Craig Watson, Director of the California Arts Council: Why Art Matters

Student Recreation Center/Peters Education Center
Funding provided by the John and Madeline Perenchio Arts Exhibition Endowment

October 28 
Dr. Gilbert Gonzalez: "Bracero Experiences from the Works of Gilbert Gonzalez"
Music Building, Room 160

November 9
Carlos Sanchez: Criminals and Their Children: An Exploration on Immigrant Identity

Leon S. Peters Ethics Center Lecture
Alice Peters Auditorium

March 6
Saburo and Marion Masada: Japanese Concentration Camp Survivors
 Industrial Technology Building, Room 101