College of Arts & Letters

Welcome to the College of Arts & Letters at California State University, Los Angeles, a diverse and vibrant community committed to nurturing students in the arts and humanities, and to providing a distinctive liberal arts education to all Cal State LA students.

Event Highlights 

here to stay
November 13, 2017
Civility: Undocumented Lives 
Archives of Erasure & Emergence Public Disscussion & Dialogue. 
7:15 p.m. |  Cal State LA University Library

Fall 2017 Theses Exhibition
November 2-15, 2017
Fall 2017 Theses Exhibition
The three graduate students featured in this exhibition are Sandee Rodriguez (MA in Studio Arts), Frank Mejia (MA in Studio Arts) and Terry Kelly (MFA in Studio Arts).
Various Times  | Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery


Music of American Immigration
November 15, 2017
Music of American Immigration

A multimedia production of music, dance, images, and spoken word. 
7:30 p.m. | Cal State LA Music Hall

Fuente Ovejuna
November 2017
Fuente Ovejuna
The Department of Theatre & Dance presents a bi-lingual Spanish-English adaptation of Lope de Vega's classic 17th Century play. Guest Director Anna Estrada directs a diverse cast of Cal State LA undergraduate and graduate students in the King Hall Dance Studio. 
Various Times | King Hall Dance Studio




Movement and Motives
November 17 & 18, 2017
Movement & Motives
Music 4269 Italian Art Song Theater presents Movement & Motives. 
7:30 p.m. | Cal State LA Music Hall 





News & Highlights

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association awards thousands to Cal State LA TV and Film students

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association awards the thousands to Cal State LA to support TV and Film students in the entertainment industry. More Information on Cal State LA's HFPA award >


Cal State LA Leaders in Music Go Global

Cal State LA Leaders in Music Go Global. Cal State LA faculty members, Dr. Emily Moss, Director of Bands and Music Department Chair, and Suli Xue, Violin Professor, recently journeyed to China to participate in the 4th Hong Kong International Music Festival. Read more >



grammy museum at L.A. Live

Cal State LA has been selected as an official university affiliate of The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE.  More Information on Cal State LA's affiliation >


White house intern communication major

Communication Studies graduate interns at the White House.  Read more >

Legacies Alumni Art Opening

Cal State LA celebrates seven decades of alumni art at 'Legacies' exhibition. Read more >

Cal State LA MFA TVFT Program Applications are now open

Cal State LA MFA TVFT Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2018. Learn more >

Contact Information: Music Building Room 229 Phone (323) 343-4001 | Fax (323) 343-6440