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China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

Manchu bride

Legendary Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson (1837-1921) set off to Hong Kong in 1868 and in the next four years he undertook several major journeys photographing regions of China.  Read more

Open Access: A Day of Data

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Open Access Week

In commemoration of Open Access Week, faculty will present on open data methods, tools, management, and access for instruction and research. The Library will also present the third annual Open Access Award.  Event co-sponsored by the Delmar T. Oviatt Library, Michael D. Eisner College of Education, College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  More details to come. Read more

Dr. Alice Dreger: Galileo’s Middle Finger and Academic Freedom

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Galileo's Middle Finger

Alice Dreger is a former professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is the author of Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex, One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal, Intersex in the Age of Ethics, and recently the much acclaimed Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science Read more

Israel Today

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am


Noga Weiser, Israel Fellow at Hillel 818, will share some of her experiences about life in Israel today. Her talk will focus on Israeli social diversity, cultures, new technological innovations, and current challenges. Read more

EOP Free Speech Event

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

EOP Free Speech Event Lede Image

CSUN EOP invites you to celebrate and exercise your First Amendment right at its annual EOP Free Speech event, which will take place on Wednesday, October 26th at Matador Square from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Read more

Dr. Alice Dreger: The “I” in LGBTQI: Reasons to Add—and Reasons Not to Add

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Dr. Alice Dreger

Dr. Dreger is a well-known historian and activist with the intersex and transgender movements. She led, for example, the movement to stop the shockingly barbaric practice of sex-assignment (“normalizing”) surgery in infants, which up until a few years ago was standard medical treatment. Dr. Dreger has also led a life in the defense of scientific freedom. In Galileo’s Middle Finger, she reminds us that science often forces us to give up some of our most cherished moral and social beliefs,  Read more


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