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Thursday, December 06, 2012

Image for Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature

Tuesday, September 18 - Friday, July 26 All Day - Tseng Gallery, Oviatt Library
http://library.csun.edu/blogs/goingson/fantastic-strange/

Science fiction literature, one of the most popular and entertaining genres in modern fiction, has been read and loved by children and adults for decades. From the earliest pulp publications to modern masterpieces, science fiction short stories and novels have often functioned as a lens through which we express our sense of wonder, marvel at the possibilities of new technologies, and engage in our wildest imaginings. Join us as we celebrate the fantastic and strange in science fiction literature.

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Saturday, October 27 12:00 pm - Saturday, December 08 4:00 pm - Art Gallery (AG)
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

OPENING RECEPTION:  Saturday October 27 4-6pm

GALLERY TALK:  Monday, October 29  10am

This is a group exhibition featuring artists whose work depicts visions of future dystopias based on a turbulent present.  Desert wastelands, faux fallen satellites, devises designed to ensure your survival and a world seemingly run by giant computer servers; the artists in this show offer a prescient window into a world that not only may be, but in some places, already exists. 

Artists include Lisa Adams, Libby Clarke, Daniel Dove, Trygve Faste, Sean Higgins, Kelly McLane,  Thomas Muller and Klutch Stanaway.

Additional events including lectures and artists visits in conjunction for this exhibition can be found at www.csun.edu/artgalleries.

Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 12-4, Thursdays 12-8pm.  Please note: The Gallery will be closed Nov. 12 and Nov. 22-24.

Image for Please join the students of  ENGL 456: The Age of Enlightenment:  Reforming the Eighteenth Century? Please join the students of ENGL 456: The Age of Enlightenment: Reforming the Eighteenth Century?

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room (Lower Level of Oviatt)

Please join the students of
ENGL 456: The Age of Enlightenment: Reforming the Eighteenth Century?

as they present their research and service-­âintegrated
final projects


Thursday, 6 December 2012
Oviatt Libraryâs Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation
Room (Lower Level of Oviatt)
2:00-­â3:30 PM
refreshments will be served

In addition to studying eighteenth-century British literature, over the course of the fall semester, students have each completed 20 hours of service at local nonprofits across LA County, for a total of 500 cumulative hours. Nonprofit partners include the following:

826LA
MEND (Meeting Each Need with Dignity) North Valley Occupational Center ARC
LAPD SOLID
San Fernando Middle School

Northridge Middle School
Grover Cleveland High School
CSUN Cat People
CSUN Pride Center
CSUN Institute for Sustainability
CSUN Womenâs Resource Center

Questions? Contact Danielle Spratt, danielle.spratt@csun.edu

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CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

Thursday Nights at the Cinematheque

A Retrospective of the films of Francois Truffaut

The Last Metro  (Le dernier metro)  (1980, 131 mins.) 

Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in Truffaut's gripping, humanist character study. Against all odds -- a Jewish theater manager in hiding; a leading man who's in the Resistance; increasingly restrictive Nazi oversight -- the troupe believes the show must go on. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, The Last Metro is Truffaut's ultimate tribute to art overcoming adversity.

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