College of Humanities


Cristine Legare at CSUN

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Christine Legare

"Between Religion and Science: Bewitchment, Biology, or Both?"... a talk at CSUN by Cristine Legare. 

Cristine Legare is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Cognition, Culture, and Development Lab at The University of Texas at Austin. Her interdisciplinary research examines the interplay of the universal human mind and the variations of human culture to understand cognitive evolution and cultural learning. She has conducted fieldwork in southern Africa, and is currently doing research in Brazil, China, and Vanuatu (a Melanesian archipelago), using both experimental and ethnographic methods. Read more

Compulsory Veiling (Hijab) and Stealthy Freedom in Iran

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Masih Alinejad

 A Conversation with Masih Alinejad, moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, Director of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies & Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. Masih Alinejad is a prominent Iranian Journalist, renowned for her critical and courageous  Read more

A reading by Claudia Rankine

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

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The Northridge Creative Writing Circle cordially presents a reading by Claudia Rankine. As an award-winning poet and playwright, Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric and Citizen: An American Lyric, a 2014 National Book Award Finalist. Read more