College of Humanities


Professor Denise Sandoval's Community Arts Book Receives PEN Award

December 6, 2013

Denise Sandoval
Chicana/o Studies professor Denise M. Sandoval has received a 2013 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award along with coeditor Luis J. Rodriguez for their book Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts Are Transforming a Community. The book documents 20 years of arts activism in the northeast San Fernando Valley, compiling essays, poetry, interviews, photography, and color art reproductions chronicling the impact of communal cultural spaces on neighborhoods and families. Read more

College of Humanities Featured in CSU Leader Story

September 9, 2013

Humanities students at the World Literatures conference

The College of Humanities was featured in an article about the Humanities in the September 6, 2013, issue of CSU Leader. The article, "Humanities Making Global Connections," by Stephanie Thara, cited the Chicano Studies' Alternative Chicano Press class, stating that "[it] gives students the practice they need to effectively use multimedia to tell the stories of community members." Read more

Literacy Narrative Panel

August 22, 2013

Literacy Narrative Panel

In April of 2013, Professor Irene Clark, English Department, chaired a panel session at the conference of The Association of Graduate Students in English in which several CSUN undergraduates read their literacy narratives. "They were so special, and Read more


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