College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences News

How to Spot Fake News

Cal State East Bay Lecturer of History and Communication Nolan Higdon gives tips for being a conscious news consumer.

March 3, 2022

Acknowledging Our History

Why it's critical to remember the Japanese internment on the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066

February 17, 2022

Alumna Chalia La Tour Nominated for Tony Award

Alumna Chalia La Tour (BA ‘12, Theatre) is one of five nominees for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play” at this Sunday’s Tony Awards for her role in “Slave Play.”

September 23, 2021

The History and Significance of Juneteenth

A question and answer series with with Cal State East Bay ethnic studies professor Nicholas Baham and lecturer Steven Cleveland on the cultural and historical significance of Juneteenth.

June 18, 2021

Ethnic Studies professor publishes award-winning book

Enrique Salmón describes his family as a living library of plant knowledge, which informed his newest book, “Iwígara,” an anthology of plants native to the Americas. It details the cultural, culinary and medicinal significance these ingredients have to the tribes that use them.

May 27, 2021

Returning to Indigenous Ways to Manage Fire

Wildfire season is starting earlier and ending later each year. While wildfires are an inevitable occurrence in California, our relationship with them can be vastly improved by learning from and applying ancient ways of relating to the land, shows research by Cal State East Bay professor Tony Marks-Block.

September 16, 2020

Humanizing History

Cal State East Bay faculty, students spend month in Okinawa capturing oral histories

January 8, 2020

'Comida es Medicina'

Cal State East Bay professor co-curates 'Food is Medicine' exhibition

October 5, 2018

Slaying Monsters

Cal State East Bay’s Community Counseling Clinic provides critical mental health services to some of Hayward’s neediest families

October 2, 2018

Professor Behind 'CSU Ferguson' Honored by College

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences has created a new annual award to recognize faculty who demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research, and who energize their teaching with the results of their research or creative activities.

July 9, 2018

Red at Heart

Cal State East Bay history professor Elizabeth McGuire's book "Red at Heart" reviewed by New York Review of Books

April 16, 2018

Living History

Cal State East Bay professor collecting ‘untold’ university oral stories

March 15, 2018

Technology for Children Who Can’t Speak

Alternative Augmentative Communication has been around for 20 years, but with the help of Cal State East Bay’s Elena Dukhovny, it’s now getting easier to use

December 11, 2017

From the Front Lines

Cal State East Bay lecturer's portraits of refugees on display in University Art Gallery

September 26, 2017