College of Humanities

Events

Reading by Tod Goldberg and Jessica Ripka

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Tod Goldberg

Distinguished author and CSUN alumni Tod Goldberg is back this semester to give a reading from his new novel Gangsterland and to talk with students about writing, publication and the like. Some of you may remember that Tod dropped by last semester while he was on campus promoting UC Riverside’s MFA program. Students were so jazzed and encouraged by his talk, that I’ve invited him back for a formal reading. Essayist Jessica Ripka will also be reading. Come join us! Read more

Nativism, Environmental Privilege, and the Construction of Immigration as an Ecological Threat

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Nativism, Environmental Privilege, and the Construction of Immigration as an Environmental Threat

Scholars working in the field of environmental justice studies have presented evidence that poor, working class indigenous, and people of color communities face greater threats from pollution and industrial hazards than other groups. While these studies reveal the hardships and crimes associated with environmental inequality, fewer studies consider the flipside of that reality: environmental privilege. Read more

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