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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

detail Remembering Frida poster

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

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2017 CSUN Freshman Convocation

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Bree Newsome

This year's Freshman Convocation will take place on the Oviatt Library Lawn and the featured keynote speaker will filmmaker, musician, speaker, and activist, Bree Newsome!

Continuing Students are also welcome to join the fun by simply coming to the Oviatt Lawn prior to 6:00 p.m.  Once freshman guests are seated, the remaining chairs will be available for guest seating.  Seating in this area may be limited.  However all guests are also welcome to watch from the Sierra Quad Lawn. 

 

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President's Picnic

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

CSUN President Diane Harrison

On Wednesday, August 30, we will once again greet a new academic year as we gather to enjoy the Annual President’s Picnic. Each fall, faculty and staff volunteer to serve as hosts to over 8,000 students who stop by to enjoy music, food and spirited activities.  Read more

Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit - panel discussion with comics creators Mark Badger and Tony Puryear

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Jack Kirby @ 100 panel and discussion

“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. To launch the show, curator Charles Hatfield will host a panel with comics creators Mark Badger and Tony Puryear on August 28th, which is Kirby's 100th birthday. Read more

Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Jack Kirby @ 100 Exhibition

“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. CSUN affirmed Kirby’s legacy in 2015 with an Art Galleries exhibition, _Comic Book Apocalypse_, and is continuing the celebration this term with “Jack Kirby @ 100,” in time for the 100th anniversary of his birth. Read more