College of Humanities

  • 4 Humanities grads - 2016
  • Environmental Justice and Chicana/o Communities
  • English 438 Fall 2017
  • Two students in front of Sierra Hall

College of Humanities

Commencement 2017Welcome 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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Captioning Videos Used in Instruction

closed captioning logoThe University has launched a new website: www.csun.edu/captioning. The purpose of the site is to provide unified content for faculty and students regarding captioning. As a reminder, we are required to caption videos used in instruction. The website provides useful information on captioning options for both content creators and consumers.

Featured Events

Asian American Studies Distinguished Lecture and Student Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Lisa Hasegawa

We cordially invite you and your families to join the ceremony as we celebrate and honor our students for their achievements and contributions. The invited lecturer this year is Ms. Lisa Hasegawa, the UCLA Asian American Studies activist-in-residence fellow and the Assistant Director of Federal Relations Read more

Apartheid South Africa: Then & Now

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Bishop Edward Mackenzie

Featuring Reflections by Bishop Edward Mackenzie. Bishop Mackenzie fought against Apartheid in South Africa under the direction of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and assisted in the arduous task of reconciliation following the election of Nelson Mandela in 1994. Read more

Leonardo Guevara, News Coordinator at Radio Progreso, the Voice of Dissent in Times of Violence

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Radio Progreso

Mr. Guevara is a young journalist who has played an important role in the creation of the Honduran community radio network that allows disenfranchised communities to have access to the creation of their own radio stations, and production, dissemination and promotion of their own information. His lecture will focus on the importance of community radio and public speaking in the construction of better communities. Read more

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