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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Image for Traveling at the Speed of Life!Traveling at the Speed of Life!

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm - Flintridge Hall, University Student Union

The Department of Pan African Studies and the Office of Graduate Studies Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program present:

David Sylvester

"Traveling at the Speed of Life:  My Journey Across Africa, Asia, and North America on a Bicycle"

David Sylvester's friend, Kevin Bowser, was one of the many lives taken on September 11, 2001.  David tried to make sense of that senseless day by bicycling the deserts, mountains, highways and dirt roads of North America, Africa, and Asia.

This event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. in Flintridge Hall, University Student Union

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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 Lecture with Jose Antonio VargasLecture with Jose Antonio Vargas

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Save the Date!

Please join us for a thought-provoking lecture, “Define American” with José Antonio Vargas on February 26 at 4pm in the Northridge Center.

Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, founder of DefineAmerican.com and undocumented immigrant will share his journey with the CSUN community, from being born and raised in the Philippines to his immersion in the American culture at 16, his acclaimed journalism career, and his decision to step from the shadows by exposing his own story in a New York Times Magazine article, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” in 2011.

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Image for Psychology Department GE Brown Bag SeriesPsychology Department GE Brown Bag Series

Friday, February 15 12:00 pm - Saturday, May 11 1:00 pm - Sierra Hall 322

The General Experimental option for the MA in Psychology is pleased to present another series of brown bag talks during Spring 2013.  Please mark your calendars as follows:

February 15 - Rescheduled due to the CSUN Creative Works Symposium.  Please see 5/10/13 instead

March 15 - Revising Your Beliefs:  How the Scope of a Rule Affects Your Decision-Making by Alex Swan, UC Santa Barbara

April 5 - The Linguistic and Social Development of Mexican Immigrant Children by Allison Wishard, UCSD

April 19 - Alumni Panel organized and hosted by Mark Otten, Department of Psychology, CSUN

May 3 - The Development of Human Amygdala Function and Connectivity Following Early Life Stress by Nim Tottenham, Department of Psychology, UCLA

May 10 - Foster Care:  Attachment, Resilience, and Cultural Identify by Leslie Ponciano, Department of Early Childhood Education, Loyola Marymont University

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