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30th Annual CSUN Powwow

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

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American Indian singers, drummers and dancers will gather at California State University, Northridge for the 30th Annual CSUN powwow.  It will include a variety of arts and crafts booths, along with a children’s activity table. The powwow will be held on the north side of the CSUN campus on the Chicano House lawn; visitors should enter campus on Plummer Street from Reseda Boulevard. Signs will direct visitors to the event.  Read more

Presentation by Chinese Ambassador Jian Liu

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Headshot of Chinese Ambassador Jian Liu

The President's Office, the Oviatt Library, the China Institute, and the College of Humanities invite you to meet Chinese Ambassador Jian Liu at a CSUN-China Forum and Book Donation Ceremony.
Ambassador Liu will make a presentation on "U.S.-China Relations and Education Collaboration." Read more

How Muslims Fight Back Islamic Extremism

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:15pm

Karima Bennoune

A book talk by Karima Bennoune,  Professor of international Law, University of California, Davis. An international human-rights lawyer, professor and activist, Bennoune interviewed nearly 300 people from almost 30 countries, from Afghanistan to Mali to illuminate the inspiring stories of those who represent one of the best hopes for ending fundamentalist oppression worldwide.  Read more

Remembering Frida

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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10th Annual Faculty Literary Symposium. Sponsored by the Chicana/o Studies Department. 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