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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

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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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Regina José Galindo

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:00am

Regina Jose Galindo

Regina José Galindo was born in 1974 in Guatemala City, where she resides. She is an internationally renowned contemporary artist specializing in performance art. Her work explores the ethical implications of social injustice, racial and gender discrimination, and inequality. She has shown her work at the Venice Biennale, at the Graphic Design Biennale of Ljubljana, as well as Read more

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Distinguished Professor, author, and Nobel Prize for Literature Finalist. A many-sided intellectual, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is novelist, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor, academic and social activist. Ngũgĩ burst onto the literary scene in East Africa with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in Kampala. Read more

CHS Benefit Concert

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

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Celebrating 45 Years of Traditional Mexican Music, Song, and Dance in the Department of Chicana/o Studies: An evening of Vibrant Sones Jarochos, Sones de Mariachi, Huapangos, Boleros, Corridos and Rancheras. Read more