Dear all,

       We are fast approaching the end of the semester and have lots of events and accomplishments to report!


CSUN College of Humanities’ AI Pedagogy Showcase, May 2nd with free lunch

Join us for a free lunch and robust discussion on the innovations of AI at the COH’s AI Pedagogy Showcase! The COH AI Pedagogy Showcase will take place on May 2nd from 11:30-1:30 pm with a keynote address by critical AI literacy advocate and community college Professor Anna Mills.

The showcase also features presentations by 3 panelists–Professor Mauro Carassai, Professor Stephanie Lim, and Professor Colleen Tripp–all of whom were competitively selected to present their pedagogical strategies and research. 


Please join us for Kate Haake’s Retirement Reading on May 10th from 7-10 pm!

Join us for Kate Haake’s Retirement Reading at Kurland Lecture Hall on May 10th from 7-10 pm! The Retirement Reading will feature a number of current and former CSUN colleagues along with a special word by Dorothy Barresi. A Zoom option is also available. 


Join Queer Studies 304 on April 23rd for a talk by our former colleague, Ian Barnard

Join Queer Studies 304 on April 23rd as our former colleague Professor Ian Barnard talks us through writing their book, the chapter “Transgender Panics,” queer films They and The Crying Game, queer rhetoric, and much more! The talk will be held in EU 131 (extended university commons) at 4pm. Please contact for more information or for ASL/accommodations



Professor Stephanie Lim published her manuscript, “‘Everybody’s got the right to their dreams’: The Violent Pursuit of the American Dream in Assassins and Hamilton,” in the edited collection Hamilton, History and Hip-Hop. Congratulations!


On Friday, April 5th, Professor Irene Clark, Professor Corie Mesa, Lucas Keeling, and Mercedes Eylicio were on a panel at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) held in Spokane, Washington. The title of the panel was “Achieving Writing Abundances and Restorative Agency: Challenging Deficit Models of Thinking through Literacy Narratives.” Corie was the chair of the panel, Irene presented a paper titled “Narratives as a Source of Restorative Agency; Responses from Students,” Lucas presented a paper titled  “Multiliteracy, Identity, and Catharsis: How Literacy Narratives Help Us Right (Write) Ourselves,” and Mercedes presented a paper  titled “How Literacy Narratives Can Be a Holistic Healing Tool for TBI Patients.”