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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 - 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 - 5:00pm

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

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United States and an Imploding Middle East: Where to from Here? A public lecture by Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is currently a Fellow of the American Council on Education in residence at California State University, Northridge as well as a visiting scholar at UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Boroujerdi’s research centers on intellectual and political history of modern Iran. Read more

The Black House Grand Opening!

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Save the Date!

Please join us for the the Grand Opening of the CSUN Black House. Cultural programs developed at the Black House expose the campus and the greater Los Angeles community to the rich, creative and artistic traditions of the African American, African and Caribbean peoples. Learn more about the CSUN Black House

EOP Free Speech Event 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Oviatt Library

EOP is proud to host it’s annual Free Speech Event, a celebration of freedom of speech protected by the First Amendment. Read more

Merchants of Doubt: A Richard Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Erik Conway

Please join us for a very special evening as Dr. Erik M. Conway, co-author of Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming, discusses the misuse of science to mislead the public on matters ranging from the risks of smoking to the reality of global warming. Learn more about Erik Conway and the "Merchants of Doubt" lecture

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