College of Humanities

Events

Existential Concerns: A Comparative Study of Modern Science and Chinese Science

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Wenyu Xie

Presented by Prof. Wenyu Xie,  Professor of Philosophy, Shandong University, China and Professor of Historical Theology, China Evangelical Seminary, West Covina.

Fung Yu-lan had made a strong suggestion that Chinese philosophers did not want modern science. Professor Xie will attempt to provide a justification for this statement through an existential analysis of Chinese concept of nature, and demonstration of Chinese existential concerns prevailing in Daoism and Confucianism, which distaste for scientific study in the sense of modern science.  Read more

Book Talk with Dr. Iris D. Ruiz

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

IrisRuiz

Dr. Iris D. Ruiz, Author of Reclaiming Composition for Chicano/as and other Ethnic Minorities: A Critical History and Pedagogy Read more

Rembrandt and the Rabbis: Classical Rabbinic Interpretations in Rembrandt’s Biblical Scenes

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rembrandt's David

Rembrandt, the great 17th century Dutch Calvinist artist, is famous for his portraits; but he also painted or etched many images of biblical stories.   Do his scenes from the Hebrew Bible reveal a pattern of borrowing from sophisticated rabbinic interpretations in the Talmud and Midrash?  Jerry Rabow will consider the evidence by examining some prominent artworks by Rembrandt together with their related biblical texts and ancient and medieval commentaries. Read more

Science, Race and Racism: BUILD PODER's 2nd Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Science, Race, Racism | Weds. Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m. - !2:30 p.m. at the Northridge Center

BUILD PODER is proud to present it's 2nd annual conference: Science, Race and Racism. This is a day-long event featuring a student poster session, presentations by two respected scholars, and a dynamic and social justice art installation from Alex Ojeda, MOSAIC mentors and mentees. Read more

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