Black History Month
"Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood."
Exploring the role that racism, misogyny and media play in the representation of Black womanhood, this book provides an in-depth analysis of contemporary media portrayals of Black women and a foundation for challenging negative representations of Black women. Television dramas, reality television shows, and news coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama are discussed as they reinforce stereotypes of Black womanhood. Dr. Marquita Gammage will provide a lecture and live reading of her book "Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood." Read more
Historian and documentarian Dr. Amina Hassan and Judge Robin Miller Sloan will each speak about the life of Judge Loren Miller.
Dr. Josh Sides is Professor of History and author of L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present. Read more
Properly pruned rose bushes are more disease-resistant, grow better, require less maintenance, and the result is better blooms. So what’s the big mystery about rose pruning? Steve Gerischer of Larkspur Garden Design will explain. Read more
Author, From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women Between Religion and Culture (SUNY Press, 2012). Read more
Film Screening followed by Q&A with panel discussion to follow. Read more
Guest Speaker: José Alamillo
Mexican American Women in Sports and Their Struggle for Gender Equality Read more
Symposium topics include Panel 1:Feminist Interventions in Current Ethno-Religious and Hegemonic Conflicts; Panel 2: Feminist Interventions in Conflict Zones and State/Ethnic/Religious Based Violence; Panel 3: Politics of Sectarian and Ethno-Religious Conflicts. Complete program information Read more
Applied Behavior Analysis Speaker Series:
The Psychology Department and the CSUN Student Association for Behavior Analysis presents a A Panel Discussion on the Field of Behavior Analysis with practicing behavior analysts.
A group of faculty traveled to Cuba during summer, sponsored by The Center for the Study of the People of the Americas (CESPA). You are invited to attend a Roundtable Discussion of their trip. Read more