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World Cultures Program

Broaden your mind, open your heart. World Cultures events encourage understanding, appreciation, and celebration of human diversity on our campus and in the world. Guests include artists, musicians, filmmakers, dancers, actors, writers, historians, activists, community leaders, athletes, and educators.


Have an Event Idea? All City College faculty, staff, and ASG-recognized student groups are encouraged to propose events for the World Cultures Program. Submissions are accepted one semester in advance. For more information, please contact the Program Coordinators.

Event Archive

Missed an event? Many events are recorded. View them in the World Cultures Event Archive.

Calendar of Events

Click on an event below for the description, FLEX #, and Zoom link (if applicable). Sync the World Cultures calendar to your own calendar (Google Calendar or iCal) and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date! 

About Our Events

All World Cultures events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. No reservations necessary; first come, first served.

To request disability-related accommodations, please email the World Cultures Program Coordinators no later than seven working days prior to the date of the event.

World Cultures programming is intended for educational, general reference, and informational purposes only. Any views expressed by our speakers are solely their own and not necessarily endorsed by the World Cultures Program or San Diego City College.



Program Coordinators:
Mike Espar, Associate Professor, Music (
Velma Calvario, Assistant Professor, Chicanx Studies (
San Diego City College
World Cultures Program - AH-102B
1313 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 388-3552