College of Humanities


30th Annual CSUN Powwow

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

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American Indian singers, drummers and dancers will gather at California State University, Northridge for the 30th Annual CSUN powwow.  It will include a variety of arts and crafts booths, along with a children’s activity table. The powwow will be held on the north side of the CSUN campus on the Chicano House lawn; visitors should enter campus on Plummer Street from Reseda Boulevard. Signs will direct visitors to the event.  Read more


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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C A F E:  The Central American Film Experience presents "Colima," by Salvadorean director Óscar Orellana.
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Transvisible - The Bamby Salcedo Story

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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A  documentary film on the life of renowned Trans Latina activist and leader Bamby Salcedo discussion, and reception with Bamby Salcedo, Executive Producer Roland Palencia, and Director Dante Alencastre. Read more


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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

2016 Latin American Film and Art Festival

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:00pm to Monday, November 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

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The Latin American Festival is taking place at California State University Northridge from November 18 through 21, 2016. The four day event will feature films highlighting some of Latin America's most talented filmmakers, including entries for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards. 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

Translating Yu Hua, Presented by Professor Allan Barr

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Allan Barr

Yu Hua (1960-), the author of To Live, Brothers, and China in Ten Words, is one of China’s best-known living authors. It is thirty years since he first began to make an impact on the Chinese literary world and twenty years since his first collection of stories in English translation was published; now is a good moment to take stock of the factors shaping the reception of his work by a Western audience.  Read more