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Mirar Morir

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Mirar Morir

Join us for this public screening of the documentary, Mirar Morir; el Ejército en la Noche de Iguala. Following the death of six people and the disappearance of 43 young students in Iguala, Guerrero, almost two years ago, Read more

Muerte Violenta

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

Muerte Violenta

Daniel Arnavat, Journalist, Photographer and Samuel Aliven Lizama, Judge, will discuss the book Muerte Violenta, a collection of essays addressing the violence facing El Salvador post Civil War. Read more

National Sacrifices in Pre-Qin Period

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Pre-Qin dynasty stone vessel

Presented by Prof. Wei Cao (曹玮), Professor of History at Shaanxi Normal University (which is one of CSUN’s first partner universities in China) and the Chief Curator of Emperor QinShiHuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also known as Terracotta Warriors Museum). Read more

From Our Perspectives: Untold Stories of LGBTQ Youth in the Los Angeles Foster Care System

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

project “From Our Perspectives: Untold Stories of LGBTQ Youth in the Los Angeles Foster Care System

From Our Perspectives: Untold stories of LGBTQ youth in the Los Angeles foster care system is a community-based participatory research project. Through photovoice methodology, 17 LGBTQ-identified former foster youth, between the ages of 18-26 years old, are featured in this art exhibit. Our goal is to enhance public understanding and heighten consciousness of the experences of LGBTQ foster youth in Los Angeles County while illuminating the visual voices of this resilient community.
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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

Sustainability Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

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The Institute for Sustainability would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Day on October 19th in the USU Northridge Center. Speakers will present on sustainability topics including water, energy, and social justice.

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