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Screening: 7 Days in Syria

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

7 Days in Syria

The documentary 7 Days in Syria shines a light on one of the largest humanitarian disasters of the 21st Century – an ongoing, 6-year war that has killed an estimated 400,000 people and displaced more than half of Syria’s population. Read more

2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

The CSUN Department of Philosophy, with the support of the Queer Studies program, is pleased to host the 2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy. The event will offer presentations from nearly 50 philosophers from the southwestern region and beyond. 

The event will also feature keynote addresses from Dr. Talia Mae Bettcher (Cal State LA) ("The Phenomenology of Em-personation: What Transphobia Shows about Transition”) and Dr. Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University) (“Unmaking and Remaking the World in Long-Term Solitary Confinement”).  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

Jack Kirby @ 100 - 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

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

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Representation Matters: The ‘Boat People’ from Vietnam and Refugee Policy in the late 1970s

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Lisa Tran

Although scholars have problematized the dichotomy between “migrant” as voluntary and economic, and “refugee” as forced and political, few case studies exist.  Focusing on the “boat people” who left Vietnam in the late 1970s (most of whom were ethnic Chinese) and resettled in the United States, Canada and Australia, Lisa Tran argues that while international and state policy  Read more

The Afterlife of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s Words of Resistance

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Sufia Uddin

Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies, Connecticut College, Sufia Uddin, will address the legacy of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He lamented British rule in India, religious conflict and violence. In his poetry and essays he condemned zealots. Uddin will explore the roots of his pluralist perspective and understanding of Islam in the life of the nation, Bengali society, and his own life. Read more

EOP Proudly Celebrates 48 Years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

EOP Month Celebration 2016 Lede

September is EOP Month at California State University, Northridge and the Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) is proud to host a celebration event to commemorate 48 years of continued student success. Read more