Event Events

33rd Annual Powwow

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

33rd Annual CSUN Powwow

Grand Entry will be at 12:30 PM. Indigenous Awareness Month gathering: American Indian Student Association, American Indian Studies Program, First Nations Alumni Association. Featuring American Indian dance and music, frybread, arts & crafts, vendors, children's craft activities. Water is Life: alcohol and drugs are not permitted on the Powwow grounds. Read more

Israel Today

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am


Noga Weiser, Israel Fellow at Hillel 818, will share some of her experiences about life in Israel today. Her talk will focus on Israeli social diversity, cultures, new technological innovations, and current challenges. Read more

National Parks: America's Best Idea

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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"The National Parks: America's Best Idea" is CSUN's event to celebrate the National Park Services Centennial. This town-hall style event will feature several CSUN alumni, each of whom holds a prominent position in the National Parks system.  "There is a huge need in the national parks for diversity, and CSUN is well positioned to encourage students to consider careers in the national parks," said Mechelle Best, Chair of the Department of Recreation & Tourism Management. When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. Where: Johnson Auditorium in Jacaranda Hall. Seating is limited. RSVP by 5pm October 3.
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EOP Free Speech Event

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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CSUN EOP invites you to celebrate and exercise your First Amendment right at its annual EOP Free Speech event, which will take place on Wednesday, October 26th at Matador Square from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Read more

The Ruins of Lifta: Where the Holocaust and Nakba Meet

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Ruins of Lifta

This is an advance screening of a documentary asking whether Jews' awareness of the Holocaust distorts their perceptions of Palestinians.  Menachem Daum, an American Orthodox Jewish son of Holocaust survivors, sets out to answer this question by establishing a personal relationship with Yacoub, a Palestinian in Israel. Daum joins the effort to save the ruins of Yacoub's childhood village from Israeli luxury development. This engaging film thoughtfully and sensitively explores important Jewish issues.     Read more

WISE: Career Networking

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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The Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) presents their Career Networking Event Read more

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

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rembrandt's David

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?  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

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage & Culture Renewed

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

The great synagogue of Livorno, Italy

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