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The Science of Science Fiction

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Spaceman adrift, floating over earth

Kevin R, Grazier, Ph.D. Research scientist, formerly on NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan. Science advisor, Defiance, Falling Skies, Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, and the new film Gravity Read more

Tough Guise

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Jackson Katz Tough Guise Poster

Violence, Media, and the crisis in Masculinity
Dr. Jackson Katz is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in gender violence prevention education in schools, the sports culture and the military, as well as for his pioneering work in critical media literacy. Read more

GRILL Fall 2013 Lecture Series - Voting Rights Act

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Gender, Race, Identity & the Law in Our Lives (GRILL) presents a panel on the Voting Rights Act. Panelests are: Kareem Crayton J.D. Stanford, Ph.D. Political Science, Stanford; Rick Hasen J.D. UCLA, Ph.D., Political Science, UCLA; Jane Junn Ph.D. Political Science, University of Chicago; and Derek Muller J.D. Notre Dame Professor. Read more

The Pin

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Woman crouching in root cellar

This new Yiddish language film is an unusual love story. An elderly religious Jewish man working in a morgue as a shomer (a person who keeps the body company until it is ready for burial) is plunged into remembering his past when the body of his long-lost first love arrives. Read more

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Dr. Alice Dreger: The “I” in LGBTQI: Reasons to Add—and Reasons Not to Add

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Dr. Alice Dreger

Dr. Dreger is a well-known historian and activist with the intersex and transgender movements. She led, for example, the movement to stop the shockingly barbaric practice of sex-assignment (“normalizing”) surgery in infants, which up until a few years ago was standard medical treatment. Dr. Dreger has also led a life in the defense of scientific freedom. In Galileo’s Middle Finger, she reminds us that science often forces us to give up some of our most cherished moral and social beliefs,  Read more

Dr. Alice Dreger: Galileo’s Middle Finger and Academic Freedom

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Galileo's Middle Finger

Alice Dreger is a former professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is the author of Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex, One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal, Intersex in the Age of Ethics, and recently the much acclaimed Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science Read more

Sustainability Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

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The Institute for Sustainability would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Day on October 19th in the USU Northridge Center. Speakers will present on sustainability topics including water, energy, and social justice.

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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