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Noche de Ofrende

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Dia de los Muertes MECHA poster

This year we will have a two-day celebration starting Thursday, October 31, with the Noche de Ofrenda.

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Chumash Language & Culture

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Chumash painted cave detail

HAKU! (that means "hello") The Chumash are the indigenous people of nearby coastal California – did you know Malibu’s name is derived from the Chumash word humaliwo (“where the surf sounds loudly”)?  Read more

The Pin

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Woman crouching in root cellar

This new Yiddish language film is an unusual love story. An elderly religious Jewish man working in a morgue as a shomer (a person who keeps the body company until it is ready for burial) is plunged into remembering his past when the body of his long-lost first love arrives. Read more

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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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