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Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

AMLO at CSUN

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

When Will the Punishment End? poster

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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Fall 2016 Student Symposium

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

Fall 2016 student symposium

This event will showcase the research projects by students enrolled in the Central American Studies Research seminar on Central American Literature (CAS 421).  Sponsored by Central American Studies Program in an effort to promote academic excellence. Read more

How to Change the Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Dr. Farideh Kioumehr-Dadsetan

Dr. Farideh Kioumehr-Dadsetan is the Founder and Executive Director of the International Health and Epidemiology Research Center (IHERC) - A non-profit organization- established in 1994-Dedicated to the research and prevention of epidemic diseases. As part of that mission, she established the innovative Anti-Violence Campaign for Peace project that identifies violence as a preventable social epidemic disease. Read more

Campus Town Hall - Post-Election Discussion: Coming Together in Times of Uncertainty

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

diverse group of people

For the last two weeks, several faculty, staff and administrators have been meeting informally to identify ways the campus community can provide support for individuals experiencing fear and concern in anticipation of changes that could occur with a new federal administration. Equally important has been a focus on concerns expressed by individuals singled out for mistreatment based on their group status or beliefs. Read more

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