College of Humanities
Welcome to Humanities
As education becomes ever more focused on professional degrees and vocational training, employers increasingly report that what they seek is not necessarily more specialized degrees but rather people who can think, who can synthesize, who can analyze, and who can apply a broad base of thought to a wide variety of areas.
The College of Humanities teaches students to read, write and think. Our graduates are prepared for a 21st-century workforce that advances those who have the power not just to achieve and innovate but to communicate their ideas to an audience beyond their applied field.
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Bitch is coming to CSUN!!
Bitch (Bitch and Animal, Bitch + the Exciting Conclusion, John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus) is a queer icon who is a singer, producer, actress, entrepreneur and writer. She is known for her unique brand of electric violin, bass, ukulele and keytar rock. Her shows, like her name, are exercises in self-liberation.
Take Back the Night is a rally and march to end violence against women. Read more
Dr. Luana Ross is a scholar of Native Feminist Studies. Read more
Professor Crossan remains one of the world’s foremost scholars in Historical Jesus Research. He has written 27 books on Jesus, Paul, and earliest Christianity--five were national religious best sellers. Professor Crossan has appeared on numerous TV programs including Peter Jennings Reporting, Nightline, CBS’ Early Show, 48 Hours, NBC’s Dateline, as well as over 200 radio stations. He has received scholarly awards from the Read more
The art of Central American Studies professor Beatriz Cortez is currently on exhibit at the Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park. The show, titled Nomad World, opened January 26, with a reception to be held February 5. Read more
Gender and Women’s Studies professor Breny Mendoza has published Ensayos de crítica feminista en nuestra América (Critical Feminist Essays of Our Americas), collecting 19 of her theoretical-political feminist writings from the past decade. Some essays are making their debut here. Read more
Claire White always has been fascinated by the mind and what motivates individuals, so it's no surprise she majored in psychology. However, her interest expanded as an undergraduate into multiple disciplines — neuroscience, anthropology and religion, and resulted in her earning a Ph.D. in the cognitive science of religion from Queen's University in Ireland. Read more