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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

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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33rd Annual Powwow

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

33rd Annual CSUN Powwow

Grand Entry will be at 12:30 PM. Indigenous Awareness Month gathering: American Indian Student Association, American Indian Studies Program, First Nations Alumni Association. Featuring American Indian dance and music, frybread, arts & crafts, vendors, children's craft activities. Water is Life: alcohol and drugs are not permitted on the Powwow grounds. Read more

Science, Race and Racism: BUILD PODER's 2nd Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Science, Race, Racism | Weds. Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m. - !2:30 p.m. at the Northridge Center

BUILD PODER is proud to present it's 2nd annual conference: Science, Race and Racism. This is a day-long event featuring a student poster session, presentations by two respected scholars, and a dynamic and social justice art installation from Alex Ojeda, MOSAIC mentors and mentees. 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

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

EOP Free Speech Event

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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CSUN EOP invites you to celebrate and exercise your First Amendment right at its annual EOP Free Speech event, which will take place on Wednesday, October 26th at Matador Square from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Read more