Need to take a breather after a busy week? We know the spot for you! Board Game Club happens informally every Friday evening in upstairs Worner. Stop by tonight if you want to play a game or two-no weekly commitment necessary! We’ll be there beginning at 7:45pm. Feel free to email e_merenstein@coloradocollege.edu with any questions. Looking forward to playing some games with you!

Posted by e_merenstein@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2019 digest.

It’s voting time! Step 1: Grab a voting guide from a table in upstairs Worner. Step 2: Check your Worner Box. Step 3: Fill out your ballot. Step 4: Hand it in to the person sitting at the table! A CC student will deliver it to the polls when the table closes.
Not registered to vote? Take a ride to the polls with the person handing in ballots. Colorado has same day voter registration, so be sure to bring a ballot guide if you’re not sure what to vote for. Bring a valid form of ID (not CCID).

Posted by p_li@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2019 digest.

The first information session for students interested in joining the summer 2019 #FemGeniusesinBerlin with Professor Heidi R. Lewis is third Tuesday, November 5, at 12:15 pm in the ID House! Pizza will be served! Visit nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.femgeniuses.com&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7Ca74df9b3068f4773c2f908d75e840443%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08fd13c99%7C1%7C0%7C63… for more information!

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Asian-American & Pacific Islander Studies Courses offered from Block 4 to Block 8

Block 4:

Introduction to Asian American Literature

Japanese Americans During World War II

Block 5:

Introduction to Asian American Studies

Block 7:

Asian Settler Colonialism

Define American: Multiethnic Literature of the U.S.

Block 8:

War and its Afterlives in Asian American Family

Art and Activism: Experimental Methods of Scholarship

Read more: Course Descriptions and Faculty Bios

Posted by echan@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2019 digest.

Join CC students and Environment Colorado in a call for climate action! On Friday, November 8th, we will meet in front of Worner Campus Center at 1 p.m. and then march to Senator Cory Gardner’s Colorado Springs office to drop off over 400 climate petitions. Outside his office, we will chant for climate action, speak with local media, and sing songs. Other activists will be doing the same in Denver, Greeley, and Pueblo. It will be an inspiring day of action for all of Colorado.

There will also be a poster-making session in upstairs Worner at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6th. Anyone is welcome to come and make their own poster for the demonstration on Friday. Snacks will be provided!

Posted by j_hannebert@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2019 digest.

Learn how culture affects psychology and engage in a comparative study of cultural effects. Fulfills psychology major, general education (social inequality or global cultures), and Peace Corps Prep program requirements.

PY116/PA200 Cultural Psychology and PY408 Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology

Course Dates: June 7-30, 2020

Course Application: Accepting applications now. Email Professor Emily Chan to get on the list echan@coloradocollege.edu

Financial Aid: Application window October 31 – December 2 on Summit applications page

Course Descriptions

PY116/PA200: Cultural Psychology. Introduces students to the theories and methods of studying culture and psychology. Focus is on psychological research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects. Several topics are covered: development and socialization, self and personality, diversity and multicultural ideologies, ethnic and racial identities, bi/multiculturalism and intersectionality, stereotyping and bias, enculturation and acculturation, intergroup contact, motivation, cognition and perception, judgement and decision making, close relationships, emotion and mental health, and morality and justice.

PY408: Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology. An in-depth consideration of the theories, methods, and the contemporary debates of studying culture and psychology. In addition to building a foundation of research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects, student will have additional workshops to study details of cultural psychology methodologies, and will propose an empirical research project in cultural psychology, apply for ethics approval, and begin to collect preliminary data. Additional research trips with local researchers in cultural psychology to learn about current research and explore potential for collaborative empirical research.

Posted by echan@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2019 digest.