College of Humanities

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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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Modern Russia Day 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Moscow skyline

A Russian cultural event showcasing the multiple ties between CSUN and Russia. Sponsored by the College of Humanities and the Russian Studies Program. Read more

The Kindness of the Hangman

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Kindness of the Hangman

Dr. Henry Oster, author of The Kindness of the Hangman (Higgins Bay Press, 2014), which tells a gripping tale of the 2,011 Jews who were rounded up by the Gestapo and deported from Cologne, Germany. Henry is the only one still alive to tell their story. Read more

Film Screening: “10,000 Black Men named George”

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

10,000 Black Men Named George Movie Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

The story of union activist Asa Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America. To register for this event please, Read more

Comics & Visual Culture

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Comics & Visual Culture

FREE! Open to the public! Starring student researchers from CSUN and afar, plus: DR. JOSÉ ALANIZ, author of Death, Disability, and the Superhero ! Director of the Disability Studies Program, University of Washington-Seattle. TONY PURYEAR screenwriter; designer; co-author and artist of the graphic novel series Concrete Park (www.concretepark.com). Read more

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