College of Humanities


Muerte Violenta

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

Muerte Violenta

Daniel Arnavat, Journalist, Photographer and Samuel Aliven Lizama, Judge, will discuss the book Muerte Violenta, a collection of essays addressing the violence facing El Salvador post Civil War. Read more

National Sacrifices in Pre-Qin Period

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Pre-Qin dynasty stone vessel

Presented by Prof. Wei Cao (曹玮), Professor of History at Shaanxi Normal University (which is one of CSUN’s first partner universities in China) and the Chief Curator of Emperor QinShiHuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also known as Terracotta Warriors Museum). Read more

Sandy Brown's "Oh, Yes She Did!" Live at CSUN

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Actress Sandy Brown

Sandy Brown's "Oh, Yes She Did!", Winner of the NAACP Award for 'Best One-Person Show', is a thrilling, theatrical ride starring HBO Actress and Comedienne Sandy Brown blending drama, humor, song, dance and multi-media, as Sandy Brown morphs into legendary Black Women who triumphed over challenges and changed the course of Social Justice in America. Read more

From Our Perspectives: Untold Stories of LGBTQ Youth in the Los Angeles Foster Care System

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

From Our Perspectives: Untold Stories of LGBTQ Youth

From Our Perspectives: Untold stories of LGBTQ youth in the Los Angeles foster care system is a community-based participatory research project. Through photovoice methodology, 17 LGBTQ-identified former foster youth, between the ages of 18-26 years old, are featured in this art exhibit. Our goal is to enhance public understanding and heighten consciousness of the experences of LGBTQ foster youth in Los Angeles County while illuminating the visual voices of this resilient community.
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Guest Lecture: Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Silvia Posocco

Queer Necropolitics brings into focus regimes of attribution of liveliness and deadliness of subjects, bodies, communities and populations and their instantiation through performatives of gender, sexuality and kinship, as well as through processes of confinement, removal and exhaustion. In this talk, Dr. Posocco explores these arguments and includes a discussion of the queer necropolitical dimensions of her ethnographic research on transnational adoption circuits in Guatemala. Read more