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Reframing Bilingual Experiences Through the Formal Study of Bilingualism

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Amalia Llombart-Huesca, Phd.D.

Amàlia Llombart-Huesca, Ph.D., Cal Poly Pomona will present some key findings that recent research has revealed about the cognitive, emotional, academic, and social advantages of being bilingual.

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Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Eva Bettler, Holocaust Survivor

Eva Brettler, a survivor of the Ravensbruck concentration camp, will be speaking about her experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Read more

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Proposition 57: Reforming California’s Prisons

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Prison Cell

Proposition 57, approved by two-thirds of the California electorate last November, increases parole and good behavior opportunities for felons convicted of nonviolent crimes and allows judges, not prosecutors, to decide whether to try certain juveniles as adults in court. This presentation will summarize the key points of the law, discuss its implementation, and examine some of the political commentary and case law that has emerged from its passage. RSVP Required, please Read more

VIII CSUN Philosophy Student Conference

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:30am

The Philosopher, oil painting, Rembrant

A one-day student conference open to the whole CSUN community. There is no need to be a Philosophy major or minor to submit a proposal or to participate in the conference. The program will be organized around the presentation of about six student papers (which will be selected by a philosophy faculty committee in a blind-review process). Read more

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Joe Wiltberger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Central American Studies, CSUN "Latinx Immigration in a Climate of Uncertainty"; Azza Basarudin, Lecturer, Dept. of Gender & Women’s Studies, UCLA & CSUN “Feminists contesting the State and Moderate Islam in Malaysia”; Ibrahim al Sultan, Graduate student in Mass Communication, Journalism, CSUN “Stateless people living in Kuwait”; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor of GWS and Director of MEIS “Navigating Islamist Extremism & Islamophobia in Iran and the US.”

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