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Art Events

Karla Klarin: Subdividing the LAndscape

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

Natalie's House

Raised in the San Fernando Valley, and one of the first artists to live and work in Downtown L.A. in the 1970s, Klarin’s paintings and constructions offer important images of a city in transition that defy cliché and stereotype. Read more

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

Raquel Gutiérrez

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:30pm

Raquel Gutierrez

Raquel Gutiérrez has long been a writer and live performer. She is a film actor, curator, publisher (Econo Textual Objects, established 2014), playwright, arts administrator, and community organizer. She writes about art, culture, music, film, performance and community building, and creates original solo and ensemble performance compositions. Read more

Robert Landau: Rock 'N' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 11:30am

Rock 'N' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip book cover

Inspired by the hand-painted billboards in his Hollywood neighborhood, Landau grabbed his camera and began shooting. Decades later, Landau rediscovered his Kodachromes, the only extensive collection of photographs that document those iconic billboards. Read more

Ronald Morán, Therapy for a Sweet Dream

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Therapy for a Sweet Dream

Therapy for a Sweet Dream explores the disruption of sleep in a dysfunctional world plagued by murder, impunity, and corruption. Taking as a point of departure the popular belief that counting sheep induces sleep, this video installation invites the viewer to count, instead of sheep, former members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang (MS13) as they jump over a fence. Read more

Migration, Culture, and Memory

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 9:30am to Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 9:00pm

CAS Symposium 2016

The Department of Central American Studies Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium 2016. Schedule of symposium follows. Read more

Men's Circle

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Oviatt Library

This Series of  Workshops will revolve around men's issues. Using mythology from around the world, stories and poetry, men will explore the source of their rage, including betrayals, shame and abandonment, and the transcendent paths to healing and becoming multi-dimensional Read more

Comics & Visual Culture

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Comics & Visual Culture

FREE! Open to the public! Starring student researchers from CSUN and afar, plus: DR. JOSÉ ALANIZ, author of Death, Disability, and the Superhero ! Director of the Disability Studies Program, University of Washington-Seattle. TONY PURYEAR screenwriter; designer; co-author and artist of the graphic novel series Concrete Park (www.concretepark.com). Read more

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