The Eighth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics “Reading Noah's Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival” JULIA WATTS BELSER, PH.D. 03/10/2021 - 9:30am
In stories about Noah, his ark, the individuals who survive the flood, and those left behind, Jewish tradition reckons with questions of human hubris and survival. We will use these ancient Jewish texts along with testimony from contemporary disability communities to grapple with climate change and the question of whose lives we deem worth saving.
USU: Lecture — Transforming Hispanic Serving Institutions with Dr. Gina Garcia 03/10/2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Explore pathways to positive change at Transforming Hispanic Serving Institutions with Dr. Gina Garcia, a dynamic lecture presented by the University Student Union in collaboration with NASPA Region VI.
Keith Morton Memorial Lecture with Rudy Ortega, Jr 03/10/2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Please join the Anthropology Department for our Annual Keith Morton Memorial Lecture with Special Guest: Rudy Ortega, Jr., Tribal President of the Fernandeño Tatavíam Band of Mission Indians. His lecture will address the history language and culture of the Fernandeño Tatavíam Band of Mission Indians, the first people of the San Fernando Valley.
Using Surveys and Quizzes in Your Canvas Course 03/10/2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Recommended attendees: Instructors using or interested in using Canvas for quizzes or surveys
This workshop provides an overview of building and using quizzes in your Canvas course. Topics will include: creating questions and question banks, assigning points, and Gradebook.
Finding Focus: Get Back on Track During Trying Times 03/10/2021 - 1:00pm
We welcome you to this workshop as we discuss the unstable health and human rights environment that may be affecting students' focus and/or motivation. Identify areas of struggle and learn useful strategies.
USU Tech Tips: Word 03/10/2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
You can improve your computer skills this semester with the Computer Lab of the University Student Union by taking FREE Virtual Tech Tips workshops. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, we’ve got a class just for you!
Tsuru for Solidarity and Detention Watch Network: Organizing Across Generations and Across Communities 03/10/2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Civil Discourse and Social Change is hosting an upcoming webinar on activist strategies and efforts to organize against migrant detentions and deportations. Speakers include members of Tsuru for Solidarity, JAs for Justice, and the Detention Watch Network. The webinar addresses the role of memory in generating intergenerational and cross-racial solidarities against forced removal, incarceration and civil liberties violations.
Eisner Judges on Eisner Week 03/10/2021 - 4:00pm
Five past judges of Comic-Con's Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards, including English Department's Professor Charles Hatfield, discuss their selection process as well as the current state of the graphic novel.
Navigating the Expungement Process 03/10/2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
In solidarity with Nation Expungement Week. Presented by CSUN's Project Rebound in collaboration with Root & Rebound, The Los Angeles Public Defender's Office, and The Social Impact Center.