College of Humanities

  • 4 Humanities grads - 2016
  • Two students in front of Sierra Hall

College of Humanities

VIII CSUN Philosophy Student ConferenceWelcome to Humanities

As education becomes ever more focused on professional degrees and vocational training, employers increasingly report that what they seek is not necessarily more specialized degrees but rather people who can think, who can synthesize, who can analyze, and who can apply a broad base of thought to a wide variety of areas. The College of Humanities teaches students to read, write and think. Our graduates are prepared for a 21st-century workforce that advances those who have the power not just to achieve and innovate but to communicate their ideas to an audience beyond their applied field.

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Captioning Videos Used in Instruction

closed captioning logoThe University has launched a new website: www.csun.edu/captioning. The purpose of the site is to provide unified content for faculty and students regarding captioning. As a reminder, we are required to caption videos used in instruction. The website provides useful information on captioning options for both content creators and consumers.

Featured Events

VIII CSUN Philosophy Student Conference

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:30am

The Philosopher, oil painting, Rembrant

A one-day student conference open to the whole CSUN community. There is no need to be a Philosophy major or minor to submit a proposal or to participate in the conference. The program will be organized around the presentation of about six student papers (which will be selected by a philosophy faculty committee in a blind-review process). Read more

Reframing Bilingual Experiences Through the Formal Study of Bilingualism

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Amalia Llombart-Huesca, Phd.D.

Amàlia Llombart-Huesca, Ph.D., Cal Poly Pomona will present some key findings that recent research has revealed about the cognitive, emotional, academic, and social advantages of being bilingual.

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