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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

Earth Fair 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Earth Fair Image

Earth Fair, April 13th from 10am to 3pm, aims to educate students on local and global environmental issues through vendors, games and more. Read more

TRENDS Student Fashion Show - Transcendent: Beyond the Ordinary

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

TRENDS fashion show icon

CSUN's fashion design students bring their creations to life on the runway and produce a professional fashion show. 2017 marks the 38th year for this student-driven production. The TRENDS Annual Fashion Show highlights design through ambiance and fluidity on the runway and throughout the venue. It's a collaborative effort between TRENDS members, the Fashion Show Production class in Family and Consumer Sciences' Apparel Design and Merchandising program, and graduating student designers. If you're looking for inspiration beyond the ordinary, this is Transcendent! 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

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

Lane Ryo Hirabayashi - Executive Order 9066: déjà vu or redux?

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us for a buffet luncheon and Presentation by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, professor in the Department of Asian American Studies at UCLA, where he is also the inaugural "George & Sakaye Aratani Chair in Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community.” Read more

Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Eva Brettler

PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE. Eva Brettler, a survivor of the Ravensbruck concentration camp, will be speaking about her experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Read more

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage and Culture Renewed

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rabbi Devin Villarreal

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more

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