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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

2013_GRILL_Voting-Rights-Act-Event
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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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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The California State University Northridge's Asian American Studies and Central American Studies Departments present a one-night only dynamic, powerful performance by critically-acclaimed writer-actor-comedian-artist, Maria Costa. Read more

Proposition 57: Reforming California’s Prisons

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Prison Cell

Proposition 57, approved by two-thirds of the California electorate last November, increases parole and good behavior opportunities for felons convicted of nonviolent crimes and allows judges, not prosecutors, to decide whether to try certain juveniles as adults in court. This presentation will summarize the key points of the law, discuss its implementation, and examine some of the political commentary and case law that has emerged from its passage. RSVP Required, please Read more

Asian American Studies Distinguished Lecture and Student Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Lisa Hasegawa

We cordially invite you and your families to join the ceremony as we celebrate and honor our students for their achievements and contributions. The invited lecturer this year is Ms. Lisa Hasegawa, the UCLA Asian American Studies activist-in-residence fellow and the Assistant Director of Federal Relations Read more

Apartheid South Africa: Then & Now

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Bishop Edward Mackenzie

Featuring Reflections by Bishop Edward Mackenzie. Bishop Mackenzie fought against Apartheid in South Africa under the direction of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and assisted in the arduous task of reconciliation following the election of Nelson Mandela in 1994. Read more