Lecture/Panel/Debate/Seminar Events

Translating Yu Hua, Presented by Professor Allan Barr

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Yu Hua (1960-), the author of To Live, Brothers, and China in Ten Words, is one of China’s best-known living authors. It is thirty years since he first began to make an impact on the Chinese literary world and twenty years since his first collection of stories in English translation was published; now is a good moment to take stock of the factors shaping the reception of his work by a Western audience.  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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2016 Elections: National and International Contexts

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

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Please join the Center for Southern California Studies for a very special evening as our distinguished panelists discuss the 2016 elections and their profound implications in both national and international contexts. As seating for this event is limited, we ask that you RSVP in advance. For more information and to register, please Read more

Muerte Violenta

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

Muerte Violenta

Daniel Arnavat, Journalist, Photographer and Samuel Aliven Lizama, Judge, will discuss the book Muerte Violenta, a collection of essays addressing the violence facing El Salvador post Civil War. Read more

Open Access: A Day of Data

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Open Access Week

In commemoration of Open Access Week, faculty will present on open data methods, tools, management, and access for instruction and research. The Library will also present the third annual Open Access Award.  Event co-sponsored by the Delmar T. Oviatt Library, Michael D. Eisner College of Education, College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  More details to come. Read more

Research Fellows Colloquium

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Join us for the 8th annual Research Fellows Colloquium for faculty presentations on current research. Read more

CSUN-al Gardening: Splendid Succulents

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am


The next lecture in the CSUN-al Gardening Class series will be "Splendid Succulents: The Inside Dirt on Growing Fat Plants" by Sandy Masuo. Read more