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CSUN-al Gardening: Splendid Succulents

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am

cactus

The next lecture in the CSUN-al Gardening Class series will be "Splendid Succulents: The Inside Dirt on Growing Fat Plants" by Sandy Masuo. Read more


Karla Klarin: Subdividing the LAndscape

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

Natalie's House

Raised in the San Fernando Valley, and one of the first artists to live and work in Downtown L.A. in the 1970s, Klarin’s paintings and constructions offer important images of a city in transition that defy cliché and stereotype. Read more

Assassins

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:30pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm

Assassins poster

Assassins (successful and failed) from different historical periods meet to explore their twisted view of the American dream. Read more

CSUN-al Gardening: Splendid Succulents

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am

cactus

The next lecture in the CSUN-al Gardening Class series will be "Splendid Succulents: The Inside Dirt on Growing Fat Plants" by Sandy Masuo. Read more

National Sacrifices in Pre-Qin Period

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Pre-Qin dynasty stone vessel

Presented by Prof. Wei Cao (曹玮), Professor of History at Shaanxi Normal University (which is one of CSUN’s first partner universities in China) and the Chief Curator of Emperor QinShiHuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also known as Terracotta Warriors Museum). Read more

Muerte Violenta

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

Muerte Violenta

Daniel Arnavat, Journalist, Photographer and Samuel Aliven Lizama, Judge, will discuss the book Muerte Violenta, a collection of essays addressing the violence facing El Salvador post Civil War. Read more

Mirar Morir

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Mirar Morir

Join us for this public screening of the documentary, Mirar Morir; el Ejército en la Noche de Iguala. Following the death of six people and the disappearance of 43 young students in Iguala, Guerrero, almost two years ago, Read more

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage & Culture Renewed

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

The great synagogue of Livorno, Italy

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more

The Danish Girl Film Screening and Q&A

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

The Danish Girl Poster

Join us for a free film screening of The Danish Girl. A Q & A will follow the film with film consultants, Cadence Valentine and Trista Hidalgo. Read more

What Really Happened on Leah's Wedding Night?

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Jerry Rabow

Jerry Rabow, author of The Lost Matriarch: Finding Leah in the Bible and Midrash, will draw on the techniques and disputes of 2,000 years of rabbinic commentary to describe the imaginative interpretations of the biblical story of Leah.   His talk promises to be a provocative and entertaining experience in learning how to read Torah as literature. Read more

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