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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Image for Noche de Ofrende and Miccailhuitl - Dia de Los MuertosNoche de Ofrende and Miccailhuitl - Dia de Los Muertos

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Chicano House (CH), cross streets Plummer and Etiwanda
http://www.mechacsun.org/dia-de-los-muertos1.html

This year we will have a two-day celebration starting Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5pm with the Noche de Ofrenda. The Noche de Ofrenda is a time to tell stories, reflect on our time with our loved ones, share food, recite poetry, and view the altars. This is to open the event for MICCAILHUITL: Dia de los Muertos on Friday, November 1, 2013 starting at 6pm. There will be live music, Danzas, vendors, food, speakers, and elaborate altars meant to honor those who have passed. Every one of all ages is welcome to come celebrate life, whether past or present.

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Image for L.A. Printmaking Society 21st Nat'l ExhibitionL.A. Printmaking Society 21st Nat'l Exhibition

Saturday, October 26 - Saturday, December 14 All Day - Art Galleries
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

Opening Reception: October 26, 5-9 pm
Gallery Talk: October 28 10am
This important biennial event will showcase recent works from some of the most intriguing and creative printmakers working in the USA and Canada today. The LAPS 21st National program will also include workshops, lectures, guided tours and satellite shows at other venues in Los Angeles and Orange County. Printmaking in the 21st Century is having a wide resurgence that has triggered bold innovation and experimentation as well as a rediscovery of the beauty of traditional techniques of this versatile and egalitarian art form. This exhibition and its ancillary events offer a wide outlook of its richness and scope.

Image for In Protest: the Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social ActionIn Protest: the Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social Action

Tuesday, September 17 - Friday, July 25 All Day - Oviatt Library, Tseng Gallery
http://library.csun.edu/blogs/goingson/in-protest/

Collective social action movements, whether spontaneous expressions of dissent or high-reaching attempts to change society, have been a part of American life since the nation's earliest days. Protest actions, in the form of boycotts, demonstrations, riots, property destruction, occupations, labor strikes, local activism, or works of art, have spanned the political spectrum, defined generations, and shaped our uniquely American identity.

We invite you to view items from the Oviatt Library's Special Collections and Archives that document dozens of distinct and significant social action movements over the course of the 20th century

Image for Distinguished Visitor's Speaker SeriesDistinguished Visitor's Speaker Series

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Northridge Center, University Student Union

The Distinguished Visitor's Speaker Series presents

Pathways to Inclusive Teaching and Learning Excellence in the 21st Century

This presentation will highlight a mixture of instructional styles, critical thinking within the context of ethnic and cultural studies, alternate approaches to epistemology, and an ongoing multicultural/multiethnic dialogue within the academy. 

Dr.  Joseph L. White will discuss the synergy created by combining four major teaching and learning strategies.  He will facilitate discovery and rediscovery of fascination with the learning process, activate internal motivation to pursue life-long learning and encourage students to actively participate in the betterment of society.

Dr. White is current professor emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine where he spent most of his creer as a teacher, supervising psychologist, mentor, and Director of ethinc studies and cross-cultural programs. 

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CSUN Cinematheque

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

RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER RETROSPECTIVE

Chinese Roulette (Chinesisches Roulette), 1976 -- 81 mins.

In Chinese Roulette, one of Fassbinder's most enigmatic films, a philandering married couple and their respective lovers are brought together for the weekend by their disabled daughter. A hypnotically stylish gothic thriller with a wicked twist of social satire.

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Women's Volleyball vs. Cal State Fullerton

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

Women's Volleyball hosts Cal State Fullerton!

Free admission with CSUN student I.D.! 

Wear RED! Be LOUD! Stand with the Matadors!