College of Humanities


Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:00pm


Andrés Manuel López Obrador will speak on the privatization of Mexico's natural and educational resources and contemporary Mexican Politics. He just published a book titled "Neo-Profirismo: Hoy como ayer." A Q&A session will follow in hopes of engaging in discussion that draws comparisons and contrasts between what is happening Mexico and the United States. Read more

Screening: When Will the Punishment End?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

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Directed by Chicana/o studies and Gender and Women’s studies professor Dr. Marta Lopez-Garza, When Will the Punishment End? tells the story of formerly imprisoned women after they have left jail and their fight to regain their lives. A Civil Discourse and Social Change Event. Read more

Ann Taves: Angels, Aliens and Apparitions of the Dead

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

Ann Taves

The presence of non-ordinary entities plays a central role in religious traditions. In this talk, Taves discusses how historians can tease apart the stories of angels and apparitions to try to understand the process that people went through as they struggled to understand what was happening and considers how groups, including those that eventually become new religions, stabilize interpretations of these ambiguous events. Read more

Jewish Music: The Soul of a People

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Michael Stein

Hazzan (Cantor) Mike Stein will present an overview of the history and development of Jewish music by playing the guitar, violin, oud and shofar. Read more

Guest Lecture: Xanath Caraza

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

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 Xánath Caraza is an Award Winning Finalist in the 'Fiction: Multicultural' category of the 2013 International Book Awards. Her book, Conjuro, was awarded second place in the ‘Best Poetry Book in Spanish’ category and received honorable mention in the ‘Best First Book in Spanish, Mariposa Award’  Read more


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Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:15am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

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Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

The Liberation-Based Healing Conference presents strategies that promote relational healing and liberation from the oppressive patterns that structure society.

The conference is taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring: Father Gregory Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations. For more information and to see a list of speakers, please Read more