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Tin Can Transmissions-10 Years in the Making

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

map of the US with tin-can telephones overlayed

Opening February 14, the exhibition entitled Telegraph Art Collective “Tin Can Transmissions-Ten Years in the Making”, marks the ten-year anniversary of this nebulous and divergent collective of artists.  Comprised of seven members with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, Telegraph is an artist collective that originated in Detroit, Michigan. Telegraph Art Collective is: Hartmut Austen, Haley Renée Bates, Fabio J. Fernández, Shannon Goff, Tom Lauerman, Brent Sommerhauser, Christian Tedeschi. 

Tin Can Transmissions Lecture Series
Where: Art and Design Center Rm 300 (Purple Crit Room)
When: Monday Feb 9th | 1-2pm • Tuesday Feb 10th | 12-2pm • Wednesday Feb 11th | 2-4pm • Thursday Feb 12 | 12-2 Read more

Food Matters: How Food Shapes Our Lives and the World

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 11:00am to 5:30pm

Image of a green apple with a world map on it.

This symposium is the culminating event in a year-long interdisciplinary exploration of the ways that we shape and are shaped by our relationships to food. Join the Global Studies and Sustainability GE Paths for a look at these issues as they are discussed in some exciting lectures and a student poster exhibition. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please Read more

Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Drawing of an African American matador

Featured Speaker: Dr. Wm. Gregory Sawyer, Vice President for Student Affairs, CSU Channel Islands

Dr. Sawyer will be a source of encouragement for campus and community engagement for our CSUN community. The theme is #Intersectionality.  Intersectionality is the "interaction of multiple identities and varied experiences of exclusion and subordination" (Howard, 2014, p. 38). Student posters range from topics such as values, fashion, fatherhood, corporate America, recidivism, k-12 impact, stereotypes in Hollywood, interracial dating, mass incarceration, masculinity, Hip Hop, etc. as it relates to the Black man or Black boys. For more information, please Read more

CSBS Climate Lecture Series: Dr. Sue Rankin

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:30am

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Lecture 1: 10:30am-12:00pm
Lecture 2: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Space is limited. RSVP required.

Improving Campus Climate to Achieve Inclusive Excellence

Dr. Rankin, an expert on campus climate assessment in higher education, will talk about CSUN’s Spring 2011 campus climate assessment (past), where we might be today (present), and make a series of recommendations (future) for how CSUN can foster a healthy and inclusive environment, that will improve the working, living, and learning, for all members of the University community. For more information and to register, please Read more

2015 Africa Symposium: "Building Health for Life in Africa"

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Image of a doctor feeling a child's lymph nodes

CSUN’S African Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Program (ASIMP) invites you to the 4th Annual Spring African Studies Symposium, “Building Health for Life in Africa.” Featured Keynote Speakers are Margaret Hercules, Field Officer and Team Member, Ebola Vaccine Testing Project, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and Dr. Olamide Jarrett, Professor & Medical Researcher, Infectious Disease Control in Africa, University of Illinois at Chicago. Other highlights include Panels on: Big Data and Health Issues in Africa (Math Dept., CSUN); Researching Health Challenges in Kenya and Nigeria (Health Sciences, CSUN); and Containing/Eradicating Infectious and Reproductive Diseases in Africa.

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