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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Image for COMEDY: ARCADIA by Tom StoppardCOMEDY: ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard

Wednesday, March 06 7:30 am - Sunday, March 10 2:00 pm - CSUN Little Theatre (NH121)
http://www.csun.edu/theatre

CSUN Dept of Theatre presents ARCADIA, a time-bending tale of wit and romance by Tom Stoppard (Academy Award-winner for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE). Not far from Britain's Downton Abbey resides Sidley Park manor, where nature and The Nature of Things are explored.

March 1-3, 6-10

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Image for Equal Work Equal Pay with Lilly LeadbetterEqual Work Equal Pay with Lilly Leadbetter

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Grand Salon, University Student Union
http://www.csun.edu/ws/WRRC.html

CSUN’s Women’s Research and Resource Center (WRRC) was one of nine campuses recently awarded a grant by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to implement community-based solutions in response to AAUW’s new research, “Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year After College Graduation.” Thanks in large part to this grant from AAUW, the WRRC and co-sponsors will host an event featuring Lilly Ledbetter, who fought for 10 years to close the gender pay gap.

That Supreme Court ruling was in turn legislatively nullified by the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the first major piece of legislation President Barack Obama signed into law. Ledbetter will speak about "Equal Work, Equal Pay" on March 6th in the Grand Salon at 4 p.m., after which there will be a Q&A and a signing of her new book, Grace and Grit.

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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 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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Image for Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams:  How the Arts Are Transforming a CommunityRushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts Are Transforming a Community

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Oviatt Library, Ferman Presentation Room

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us for a book signing and documentary viewing with Denise M. Sandoval, Ph.D. CSU, Northridge Chicano Studies Professor and John Cantú, Independent Filmmaker as they discuss the book and documentary:

Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts Are Transforming a Community

The Northeast San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles is the second largest community of Mexicans and Central Americans in the United States with 500,000 people. The book explores twenty years of how the lack of neighborhood cultural spaces adversely affects struggling families and communities, and how the example of Tia Chucha's inspires a cultural awakening and a revival of the economy and community spirit. The book speaks to a need for a national arts policy of cultural spaces, arts education, independent bookstores, public art projects, and more.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
2:00 p.m.
California State University, Northridge
Oviatt Library, Ferman Presentation Room

Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore will be providing books for purchase and signing.

Parking $6.00. For information call (818) 677-2638. Persons with disabilities needing assistance and deaf and hard of hearing persons needing interpreters, please call in advance for arrangements.

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