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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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VIII CSUN Philosophy Student Conference

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:30am

The Philosopher, oil painting, Rembrant

A one-day student conference open to the whole CSUN community. There is no need to be a Philosophy major or minor to submit a proposal or to participate in the conference. The program will be organized around the presentation of about six student papers (which will be selected by a philosophy faculty committee in a blind-review process). Read more

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Joe Wiltberger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Central American Studies, CSUN "Latinx Immigration in a Climate of Uncertainty"; Azza Basarudin, Lecturer, Dept. of Gender & Women’s Studies, UCLA & CSUN “Feminists contesting the State and Moderate Islam in Malaysia”; Ibrahim al Sultan, Graduate student in Mass Communication, Journalism, CSUN “Stateless people living in Kuwait”; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor of GWS and Director of MEIS “Navigating Islamist Extremism & Islamophobia in Iran and the US.”

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Reframing Bilingual Experiences Through the Formal Study of Bilingualism

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Amalia Llombart-Huesca, Phd.D.

Amàlia Llombart-Huesca, Ph.D., Cal Poly Pomona will present some key findings that recent research has revealed about the cognitive, emotional, academic, and social advantages of being bilingual.

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