College of Humanities

Events

Leonardo Guevara, News Coordinator at Radio Progreso, the Voice of Dissent in Times of Violence

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Radio Progreso

Mr. Guevara is a young journalist who has played an important role in the creation of the Honduran community radio network that allows disenfranchised communities to have access to the creation of their own radio stations, and production, dissemination and promotion of their own information. His lecture will focus on the importance of community radio and public speaking in the construction of better communities. Read more

Speculative Futures of Race Symposium

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 7:00pm

Speculative Futures of Race Symposium

The Speculative Futures of Race Symposium is a one-day conference addressing speculative and futurist approaches to critical issues of race in theory and practice, art and activism. The Symposium highlights the evolving political, social, and artistic movements of Afrofuturism, Arabfuturism, Latinofuturism, Indigenous Futurism, Afrosurrealism and Astroblackness. 

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VIII CSUN Philosophy Student Conference

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:45am

The Philosopher, oil painting, Rembrant

A one-day student conference open to the whole CSUN community. There is no need to be a Philosophy major or minor to submit a proposal or to participate in the conference. The program will be organized around the presentation of about six student papers (which will be selected by a philosophy faculty committee in a blind-review process). Read more

Dr. Gorica Majstorovic: Humanities, Hispanism, and The Dream of America in Alfonso Reyes

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Gorica Majstoroiv

Alfonso Reyes (1889-1959) wrote “Notas sobre la inteligencia americana” (1936) and Ultima Tule (1942) to interrogate standard notions of universal humanism, and advocated—among other ideas—an American utopia, while fully acknowledging coloniality as the central problem of modernity. Drawing from Reyes’ “Visión de Anáhuac” and its evocation of the ancient city of Tenochtitlan Mexico, this talk sets into conversation Reyes’s subsequent  Read more

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