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14th Annual Take Back the Night Rally and March

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is a rally and march to end violence against women. Meet us at the Plaza del Sol at 6pm to hear Selina Carrera perform. Following her performance we'll have speakers, spoken word, monologues, poster making, and the Clothesline Project. At 7:30pm we'll light candles and march back the Women's Research & Resource Center where we will come together as a community to share our stories. Read more


Rembrandt and the Rabbis: Classical Rabbinic Interpretations in Rembrandt’s Biblical Scenes

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:15pm

Jerry Rabow

Rembrandt, the great 17th century Dutch Calvinist artist, is famous for his portraits; but he also painted or etched many images of biblical stories.   Do his scenes from the Hebrew Bible reveal a pattern of borrowing from sophisticated rabbinic interpretations in the Talmud and Midrash?  If so, how did he obtain access to these esoteric sources?  Jerry Rabow will consider the evidence by examining some prominent artworks by Rembrandt together with their related biblical texts and ancient and medieval commentaries. Read more

14th Annual Take Back the Night Rally and March

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is a rally and march to end violence against women. Meet us at the Plaza del Sol at 6pm to hear Selina Carrera perform. Following her performance we'll have speakers, spoken word, monologues, poster making, and the Clothesline Project. At 7:30pm we'll light candles and march back the Women's Research & Resource Center where we will come together as a community to share our stories. Read more

Minnie and Moskowitz

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Minnie and Moskoviz poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.  Read more

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Joe Wiltberger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Central American Studies, CSUN "Latinx Immigration in a Climate of Uncertainty"; Azza Basarudin, Lecturer, Dept. of Gender & Women’s Studies, UCLA & CSUN “Feminists contesting the State and Moderate Islam in Malaysia”; Ibrahim al Sultan, Graduate student in Mass Communication, Journalism, CSUN “Stateless people living in Kuwait”; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor of GWS and Director of MEIS “Navigating Islamist Extremism & Islamophobia in Iran and the US.”

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Visualize This! The Creative Side of Copyright

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Visualize This! The Creative Side of Copyright

Join us as we discuss matters such as fair use, intellectual property, reuse, and the proliferation of online access as it applies to visual formats such as photography, comics, digital media - even 3D printing! Read more

The Lost and the Living: One Family's Journey Between the Old and New Worlds

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Lisa Lainer-Faigan family

Los Angeles native Lisa Lainer-Fagan presents her extraordinary research and the family trip to Lithuania designed to discover the fate of her great-uncles and aunts who disappeared during the Holocaust.  This slide-lecture will feature photographs of the many clues they followed in learning the truth – actual letters, survivor testimony, historical photos, government documents, maps – and the actual sites in Lithuania that they visited. Read more

A Woman Under the Influence

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

A Woman Under the Influence poster/woman in bed

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
This uncompromising portrait of domestic turmoil details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family’s struggle to save her from herself. Read more

Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

Annual Juried Student Show poster

An exhibition by CSU graduate and undergraduate students in all media of visual arts including animation, ceramic, drawing, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, website design, and video. Read more

In the Heights

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

In the Heights poster

The Tony-Award winning musical. Read more

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