College of Humanities

Events

How to Change the Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Dr. Farideh Kioumehr-Dadsetan

Dr. Farideh Kioumehr-Dadsetan is the Founder and Executive Director of the International Health and Epidemiology Research Center (IHERC) - A non-profit organization- established in 1994-Dedicated to the research and prevention of epidemic diseases. As part of that mission, she established the innovative Anti-Violence Campaign for Peace project that identifies violence as a preventable social epidemic disease. Read more

Campus Town Hall - Post-Election Discussion: Coming Together in Times of Uncertainty

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

diverse group of people

For the last two weeks, several faculty, staff and administrators have been meeting informally to identify ways the campus community can provide support for individuals experiencing fear and concern in anticipation of changes that could occur with a new federal administration. Equally important has been a focus on concerns expressed by individuals singled out for mistreatment based on their group status or beliefs. Read more

33rd Annual Powwow

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

33rd Annual CSUN Powwow

Grand Entry will be at 12:30 PM. Indigenous Awareness Month gathering: American Indian Student Association, American Indian Studies Program, First Nations Alumni Association. Featuring American Indian dance and music, frybread, arts & crafts, vendors, children's craft activities. Water is Life: alcohol and drugs are not permitted on the Powwow grounds. Read more

Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry & Student Poster Session

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

World Class Wreckin' Cru

Featured Speaker: Alonzo Williams, Founder of World Class Wreckin' Cru, one of the first West Coast rap groups to do a major tour. The topic is Hip Hop Origins in the West Coast: Proxy for Collective Mobility. Read more

When Literacy Seems Difficult: Learning Differences in and out of the Classroom

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

Julie Neff Lippman

Speaker: Julie Neff Lippman, University of Puget Sound, emerita. Achieving literacy is difficult for many individuals for a plethora of reasons. For people who have learning differences like dyslexia or a non-verbal disability achieving literacy is often tortuous and frustrating even with good instruction and much hard work. We often think of learning differences as a school or classroom problem, but in fact, learning differences will follow the individual throughout his or her life. Read more

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