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Existential Concerns: A Comparative Study of Modern Science and Chinese Science

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Wenyu Xie

Presented by Prof. Wenyu Xie,  Professor of Philosophy, Shandong University, China and Professor of Historical Theology, China Evangelical Seminary, West Covina.

Fung Yu-lan had made a strong suggestion that Chinese philosophers did not want modern science. Professor Xie will attempt to provide a justification for this statement through an existential analysis of Chinese concept of nature, and demonstration of Chinese existential concerns prevailing in Daoism and Confucianism, which distaste for scientific study in the sense of modern science.  Read more

Translating Yu Hua, Presented by Professor Allan Barr

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

Allan Barr

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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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

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