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.
Screening of Solidarity Baby and a reading from The Cha Cha Files: A Chapina Poética. Read more
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Read more
Distinguished professor, author, and Nobel Prize for Literature finalist, the many-sided intellectual Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is a novelist, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor, academic and social activist. Ngũgĩ burst onto the literary scene in East Africa with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in Kampala. Read more
Regina José Galindo was born in 1974 in Guatemala City, where she resides. She is an internationally renowned contemporary artist specializing in performance art. Her work explores the ethical implications of social injustice, racial and gender discrimination, and inequality. She has shown her work at the Venice Biennale, at the Graphic Design Biennale of Ljubljana, as well as Read more
Panel with Dr. Lisa Marie Cacho, Humberto Guizar, and Armando Gudiño to address the racial discrepancies in the criminal legal system, which incarcerates predominantly people of color. Read more
College of Humanities faculty members Charles Hatfield, Martin Pousson, and Wendy Yost are among the winners recently announced in this year’s CSUN Faculty Awards, annually presented by the university’s Faculty Senate. Read more