College of Humanities


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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Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:15am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

Liberation-based healing conference logo

Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

The Liberation-Based Healing Conference presents strategies that promote relational healing and liberation from the oppressive patterns that structure society.

The conference is taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring: Father Gregory Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations. For more information and to see a list of speakers, please Read more

Fall 2015 Northridge Review Release Party

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

Northridge Review Release Party

Once again we are celebrating another issue of the Northridge Review—FALL 2015.  I, of course, hope you will all come. AND I hope you will encourage your friends and family to attend, and your professors. There will be snacks—and great entertainment. It is a very inexpensive DATE night, I might add...  Read more

CESPA Roundtable Discussion on Cuba

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Oviatt Library

A group of faculty traveled to Cuba during summer, sponsored by The Center for the Study of the People of the Americas (CESPA).  You are invited to attend a Roundtable Discussion of their trip. Read more