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Poetic Readings of Creation

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Lecturer B.A. Newmark

Presented by B.A. Newmark. In this guest lecture, B.A. Newmark will be reading her poetry and analyzing the differences between... Read more

Central American Studies Presents Indigenous Resistance Day

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:15pm

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Abya Yala. This special event by Central American Studies (CAS) is to support the struggle and resistance of the indigenous people. Join us to learn from the diverse voices of Mayan, Garifunas, Mixtecos and the music of Costa Rican singer Guadalupe Urbina. 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