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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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Tearing Hatred from the Sky with Bree Newsome

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

Bree Newsome and the Confederate flag

Community organizer and activist Bree Newsome will give this year's Freshman Convocation keynote at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She'll also be speaking for an hour earlier in the afternoon that same day in the Plaza del Sol.   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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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

Screening of To the Mountaintops: China and India reach for global stardom

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Premiere Screening of To the Mountaintops: China and India reach for global stardom

In a corner of our planet, side-by-side, are two of the most dynamic nations on earth — India and China. Together, they are nearly a third of humanity. Their contemporary achievements in building advanced societies are unprecedented in their long, illustrious histories and are of dramatic consequence for the world community. Both are projected to become global powerhouses in the 21st Century. One is  Read more

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