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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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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

Dr. Alice Dreger: Galileo’s Middle Finger and Academic Freedom

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Galileo's Middle Finger

Alice Dreger is a former professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is the author of Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex, One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal, Intersex in the Age of Ethics, and recently the much acclaimed Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science Read more

2016 Elections: National and International Contexts

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

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Please join the Center for Southern California Studies for a very special evening as our distinguished panelists discuss the 2016 elections and their profound implications in both national and international contexts. As seating for this event is limited, we ask that you RSVP in advance. For more information and to register, please Read more