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Men/ Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Session

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Optical illusion of a black man's face

Black Saga & Regulation: Primer for Black Empowerment: Underrepresented populations have an extensive and dense layer of epic achievements within the construction and ideological production of the United States. Oral histories of the past benefit offspring of enslaved Africans in ways that help them understand, cope, and develop an awareness of our movement forward. That mustard seed of faith from the ancestors have provided the catalyst for Black empowerment through our struggle. Join us as we display student research and the Black Aesthetic, which will emphasize racial pride, an appreciation of African heritage, and a commitment to produce works that reflect the culture and experiences of black people. Read more


Men/ Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Session

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Optical illusion of a black man's face

Black Saga & Regulation: Primer for Black Empowerment: Underrepresented populations have an extensive and dense layer of epic achievements within the construction and ideological production of the United States. Oral histories of the past benefit offspring of enslaved Africans in ways that help them understand, cope, and develop an awareness of our movement forward. That mustard seed of faith from the ancestors have provided the catalyst for Black empowerment through our struggle. Join us as we display student research and the Black Aesthetic, which will emphasize racial pride, an appreciation of African heritage, and a commitment to produce works that reflect the culture and experiences of black people. Read more

Muslim China: Perils and Prospects of the New Silk Road

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Dru Gladney

Presented by Dr. Dru Gladney, Professor of Anthropology, Pomona College. This talk examines China’s important move West under President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative. In the context of building a “New Silk Road”, the talk examines China’s growing connections with the Middle East and the increasing importance of Muslim minorities in China. How will China’s own 21 million Muslims be affected by these changing relationships? This talk also examines the role of global social media and Western scholarship 

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Latin American Film Festival: 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

LAFF 2017 Film Festival

The Latin American Film Festival is taking place at California State University Northridge from November 17 through 19, 2017. Sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Cinema and Television Arts, and UNAM Los Angeles. The three day event will feature Latin American films that have been selected to represent their countries for the Academy Awards in 2018. Get your FREE tickets

Edges

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

Logo for Edges

Edges is a song cycle that confronts the trials and tribulations of moving into adulthood and examines the search for love, commitment and meaning. Read more

Castaic Community Day

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

community members paddle a kayak on lake castaic

We're offering two sessions: 9:30 am - 12 pm and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm.  Join our paddle leadership group for a free day at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area. Our certified instructors will teach you how to kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle. If you already know how, just come out and enjoy a nice paddle around a beautiful lake or take a lesson to improve your skills. This event is open to people of all ages!More info and how to make your reservations (required). Read more

United States and an Imploding Middle East: Where to from Here? A public lecture by Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is currently a Fellow of the American Council on Education in residence at California State University, Northridge as well as a visiting scholar at UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Boroujerdi’s research centers on intellectual and political history of modern Iran. Read more

Who Will Write Our History?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:45pm

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument

Roberta Grossman, a highly accomplished filmmaker, will be discussing her work producing a documentary about the creation of the Archives by Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto. Read more

34th Annual CSUN Powwow

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

34th Annual CSUN Powwow

The 34th Annual CSUN Powwow sponsored by American Indian Studies, American Indian Student Association, First Nations Alumni Association, and Associated Students. Admission is free. All are welcome.

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Big Comedy

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

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Operation Comedy is back!!!! A comedy show for CSUN students, veterans, faculty, and staff.  Read more

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