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Thursday, November 01, 2012

Image for STOP AUDISM NOW - Day 2STOP AUDISM NOW - Day 2

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Kurland Lecture Hall (VPAC)
http://www.csun.edu/education/dfst/

STOP AUDISM NOW - 2-DAY EVENT

Wednesday, October 31 - 4:00-6:00 pm - Kurland Lecture Hall (VPAC)

Thursday, November 1 - 7:30-9:30 pm - Kurland Lecture Hall (VPAC)

Day 1 - Stop Audism!

Featuring presentations by Flavia Fleischer and Will Garrow of the Deaf Studies Department.

Deaf people are subject to being oppressed based on their hearing status.  Are you an audist?  Dr. Will Garrow, Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies, will present on the theoretical understanding of audism.  Dr. Flavia Fleischer, Chair and Associate Professor of Deaf Studies, will provide a further understanding of audism by presenting about constructing and maintaining spaces of resistance.  The presentations will be complimented by actual testimonies from Deaf students about their experiences facing audism.

Day 2 - A Celebration of Resistance!

Featuring a special presentation by distinguished visiting speaker Ella Mae Lentz.

Ella is a respected member of the Deaf community and advocate against audism and oralism for Deaf people.

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Image for Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature

Tuesday, September 18 - Friday, July 26 All Day - Tseng Gallery, Oviatt Library
http://library.csun.edu/blogs/goingson/fantastic-strange/

Science fiction literature, one of the most popular and entertaining genres in modern fiction, has been read and loved by children and adults for decades. From the earliest pulp publications to modern masterpieces, science fiction short stories and novels have often functioned as a lens through which we express our sense of wonder, marvel at the possibilities of new technologies, and engage in our wildest imaginings. Join us as we celebrate the fantastic and strange in science fiction literature.

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Image for TomorrowlandTomorrowland

Saturday, October 27 12:00 pm - Saturday, December 08 4:00 pm - Art Gallery (AG)
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

OPENING RECEPTION:  Saturday October 27 4-6pm

GALLERY TALK:  Monday, October 29  10am

This is a group exhibition featuring artists whose work depicts visions of future dystopias based on a turbulent present.  Desert wastelands, faux fallen satellites, devises designed to ensure your survival and a world seemingly run by giant computer servers; the artists in this show offer a prescient window into a world that not only may be, but in some places, already exists. 

Artists include Lisa Adams, Libby Clarke, Daniel Dove, Trygve Faste, Sean Higgins, Kelly McLane,  Thomas Muller and Klutch Stanaway.

Additional events including lectures and artists visits in conjunction for this exhibition can be found at www.csun.edu/artgalleries.

Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 12-4, Thursdays 12-8pm.  Please note: The Gallery will be closed Nov. 12 and Nov. 22-24.

Volunteer Service Awards

11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Airtel Plaza Hotel
http://www.csunalumni.com

Join us as we honor volunteers throughout the university for service to Cal State Northridge. For more information, visit www.csunalumni.com

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Image for PAS WeekPAS Week

Thursday, November 01 12:00 pm - Friday, November 02 10:00 pm - Whitsett Room, SH 451; USU Grand Salon

PAS Week - 43rd Anniversary Celebration

Please join the Department of Pan African Studies as they celebrate the 43rd Anniversary.  Events include:

Thursday, November 1, 2012:  Faculty-Student Dialogue/Lunch.  Whitsett Room, SH 451 - 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Friday, November 2, 2012:  Gala Dinner Celebration.  USU Grand Salon - 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Image for How Castles workHow Castles work

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall 451

Please join us for a lecture by esteemed Northwestern University Archaeologist Matthew Johnson on Thursday, November 1st at 4:00 p.m.  Dr. Johnson's lecture is titled, "How Castles Work".  The lecture will be held in the Whitsett Room, 4th Floor, Sierra Hall 451.

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Women's Volleyball vs. Cal Poly

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Matadome (MA)
http://www.GoMatadors.com

Women's Volleyball vs. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

*Free admission with CSUN student ID!

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

Thursday Nights at the Cinematheque

A Retrospective of the films of Francois Truffaut

The Story of Adele H. (L'histoire d'Adele H.) (1975, 96 mins.) 

In what is arguably Truffaut's purest and, perhaps cruelest, exploration of obsessive and destructive love, The Story of Adele H. adapts the real-life diaries of Adele Hugo, the daughter of French writer Victor Hugo. Adele (Isabelle Adjani) follows her English soldier fiance to Nova Scotia only to face bitter and humiliating rejection. One of Truffaut's most haunting and disturbing films and one in which the director comes closest to exposing the mysterious and incurable addiction to love.

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