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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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Representation Matters: The ‘Boat People’ from Vietnam and Refugee Policy in the late 1970s

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Lisa Tran

Although scholars have problematized the dichotomy between “migrant” as voluntary and economic, and “refugee” as forced and political, few case studies exist.  Focusing on the “boat people” who left Vietnam in the late 1970s (most of whom were ethnic Chinese) and resettled in the United States, Canada and Australia, Lisa Tran argues that while international and state policy  Read more

The Afterlife of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s Words of Resistance

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Sufia Uddin

Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies, Connecticut College, Sufia Uddin, will address the legacy of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He lamented British rule in India, religious conflict and violence. In his poetry and essays he condemned zealots. Uddin will explore the roots of his pluralist perspective and understanding of Islam in the life of the nation, Bengali society, and his own life. Read more

EOP Proudly Celebrates 48 Years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

EOP Month Celebration 2016 Lede

September is EOP Month at California State University, Northridge and the Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) is proud to host a celebration event to commemorate 48 years of continued student success. Read more