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Prison Arts Collective Teacher Training

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 5:00am

PAC teacher training

Join us to learn how to navigate teaching in a correctional institution, work successfully in a collaborative team, develop an integrated arts class and more!

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Devil’s Freedom: the Consequences of the War on Drugs in Mexico

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Devil's Freedom

Film screening and discussion -- Everardo González’s latest film, "Devil's Freedom" (La libertad del diablo, 2017) has been awarded the Amnesty International Film Prize at the Berlin Festival. The film presents the consequences of the Mexican drug war using the testimonies of victims, perpetrators of violence, policemen, and soldiers. Read more

Faculty Artist Recital: James Dorsa, harpsichord

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:30pm

James Dorsa

Harpsichordist James Dorsa is a native of Southern California's San Fernando Valley as well as a CSUN Music alumnus.  He performs harpsichord concerts both locally and abroad, strongly favoring the seldom performed modern repertoire.  The majority of his appearances are based on presenting the harpsichord, with its long and antiquarian history, as a living organism capable of portraying the nuances of the 21st Century.  His "maximalist" style has met with resounding interest.   Read more

The African Company presents Richard III

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

The African Company presents Richard III poster

Forty years before the Civil War, the African Grove Theatre Troupe in New York sets about staging a production of Richard III. But when a major (and white) New York company scores a big name star to be featured in their own production of Richard, they are determined to shut down the African company's show at any cost.  Read more

Humanities Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00am

letters HU, short for humanities

Please join us for the First Annual Humanities Advocacy Day. !mark Lopez, M.A. Chican@ Studies and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, will be the keynote speaker. In addition there are two program options: a) a workshop on Humanities career options and panel discussion, and b) a tour of the CSUN Leed Platinum Sustainability Center. Read more

Man of Marble (Człowiek z marmuru)

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Man of Marble poster

In repressive mid-1970s Poland, documentary filmmaker Agnieszka (Krystyna Janda) begins work on a film about Mateusz Birkut (Jerzy Radziwilowicz), a bricklayer who had briefly been hailed as a hero of the proletariat in the 1950s, but then disappeared into obscurity. Read more

Education on the Edge with Thomas C. Murray

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The CTL's Education on the Edge speaker series presents: Thomas Murray

Thomas C. Murray will be CTL's Education on the Edge speaker on March 15, 2018 from 7-9pm in the USU. Thomas is the recipient of "Education Thought Leader of the Year" in 2017 and is also the author of "Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools Today". Stay tuned for more information! Read more

Guest Artist Recital: Mana Trio

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Mana Trio

Called a “groundbreaking ensemble” by the Los Angeles Chronicle, The MANA Chamber Players have repeatedly won high praise from today’s leading composers  noted as an ensemble that is “vigorous and accomplished…deserving every success” and “beautifully balanced…a new bright light in the world of chamber music” by Pulitzer Prize winners Charles Wuorinen and Ellen Taafe Zwilich.  Read more

Dr. Henry Oster, author of The Kindness of the Hangman

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 1:00pm

The Kindness of the Hangman

Dr. Oster will speak about his gripping, inspiring memoir of a young German boy who survived Auschwitz, Buchenwald and other horrors of the Holocaust. What impels civilized human beings to commit unspeakable crimes against their fellow man? How do the survivors find the strength to go on? Can they ever forgive? Can we ever forget? The Kindness of the Hangman is the never-before-written account of one lost German boy, totally alone, clawing to survive in the tidal wave of Nazi genocide. Read more

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