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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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2017 CSUN Freshman Convocation

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Bree Newsome

This year's Freshman Convocation will take place on the Oviatt Library Lawn and the featured keynote speaker will filmmaker, musician, speaker, and activist, Bree Newsome!

Continuing Students are also welcome to join the fun by simply coming to the Oviatt Lawn prior to 6:00 p.m.  Once freshman guests are seated, the remaining chairs will be available for guest seating.  Seating in this area may be limited.  However all guests are also welcome to watch from the Sierra Quad Lawn. 

 

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President's Picnic

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

CSUN President Diane Harrison

On Wednesday, August 30, we will once again greet a new academic year as we gather to enjoy the Annual President’s Picnic. Each fall, faculty and staff volunteer to serve as hosts to over 8,000 students who stop by to enjoy music, food and spirited activities.  Read more

Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit - panel discussion with comics creators Mark Badger and Tony Puryear

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Jack Kirby @ 100 panel and discussion

“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. To launch the show, curator Charles Hatfield will host a panel with comics creators Mark Badger and Tony Puryear on August 28th, which is Kirby's 100th birthday. Read more

Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:00pm

Jack Kirby @ 100 Exhibition

“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. CSUN affirmed Kirby’s legacy in 2015 with an Art Galleries exhibition, _Comic Book Apocalypse_, and is continuing the celebration this term with “Jack Kirby @ 100,” in time for the 100th anniversary of his birth. Read more

2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

The CSUN Department of Philosophy, with the support of the Queer Studies program, is pleased to host the 2017 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy. The event will offer presentations from nearly 50 philosophers from the southwestern region and beyond. 

The event will also feature keynote addresses from Dr. Talia Mae Bettcher (Cal State LA) ("The Phenomenology of Em-personation: What Transphobia Shows about Transition”) and Dr. Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University) (“Unmaking and Remaking the World in Long-Term Solitary Confinement”).  Read more

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