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Lecture Events

James Luna: Images, Monologues, and Emotions

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

James Luna

The American Indian Studies Program and American Indian Student Association is proud to present James Luna, one of the leading figures in contemporary American Indian art and a former CSUN student. Read more

Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador will speak on the privatization of Mexico's natural and educational resources and contemporary Mexican Politics. He just published a book titled "Neo-Profirismo: Hoy como ayer." A Q&A session will follow in hopes of engaging in discussion that draws comparisons and contrasts between what is happening Mexico and the United States. Read more

Guest Lecture: Xanath Caraza

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

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 Xánath Caraza is an Award Winning Finalist in the 'Fiction: Multicultural' category of the 2013 International Book Awards. Her book, Conjuro, was awarded second place in the ‘Best Poetry Book in Spanish’ category and received honorable mention in the ‘Best First Book in Spanish, Mariposa Award’  Read more

Decolonizing Joteria through Films

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

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A showcase of original short films produced by Xamuel Banales that examine the ways in which members of the emerging Joteria movement of the US Southwest challenge Euro-imperial hierarchies of race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality. Read more

Jason Wallach: activist and documentary filmmaker

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Jason Wallach - Until the Last Drop

Until the last drop: Tales from el Salvador's Agua Apocalypse, examines opposing visions of water management as they clash in El Salvador. This documentary provides an inside view of the Salvadoran movement against water privatization and battle over how to manage El Salvador's water, which could reverberate throughout Latin American, where water is becoming more and more scarce. Read more

Screening: When Will the Punishment End?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

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Directed by Chicana/o studies and Gender and Women’s studies professor Dr. Marta Lopez-Garza, When Will the Punishment End? tells the story of formerly imprisoned women after they have left jail and their fight to regain their lives. A Civil Discourse and Social Change Event. Read more

How Muslims Fight Back Islamic Extremism

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:15pm

Karima Bennoune

A book talk by Karima Bennoune,  Professor of international Law, University of California, Davis. An international human-rights lawyer, professor and activist, Bennoune interviewed nearly 300 people from almost 30 countries, from Afghanistan to Mali to illuminate the inspiring stories of those who represent one of the best hopes for ending fundamentalist oppression worldwide.  Read more

Jewish Music: The Soul of a People

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Michael Stein

Hazzan (Cantor) Mike Stein will present an overview of the history and development of Jewish music by playing the guitar, violin, oud and shofar. Read more

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