Things will be going “low and slow” on Saturday, June 24, at California State University, Northridge as CSUN hosts the first of what university officials hope will be an annual lowrider car show at the university.
Performances by: Ballet Folklórico Aztlán (BFA) de CSUN, Poetry by LA Poet Society, Teatro Aztlán de CSUN and music by DJ Mestizo.
Lowrider cars displayed in Parking Lot B4. Read more
Opening Remarks begin at 10:30AM
Student Panel #1: 11AM-12:15PM
Student Panel #2: 2-3:15PM
“Mutual Aid for Survival and Mobilization”
with author, lawyer, and activist Dean Spade, 4PM-6PM
Dean Spade is a lawyer, author, activist, and filmmaker working at the intersection of queer and trans-liberation and economic and racial justice. Author of Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next), https://www.versobooks.com/products/2722-mutual-aid, Spade will be speaking on mutual aid and solidarity across social justice movements in the time of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter.
This event is co-sponsored with Queer Studies and funded through the CSUN Diversity and Equity Innovation Grant. Read more
Dr. Giovanni Batz (Maya-K’iche’) is a CSUN alumnus and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at UC Santa Barbara. His research focuses on extractivist industries, social movements, and the relationship between historical Indigenous and Maya territorial dispossession and transnational migration from Central America to the US. In his book talk at CSUN, Dr. Batz will discuss the notion of the “fourth invasion” and examine the continued resistance maintained by Maya Ixil peoples against the construction of the Palo Viejo hydroelectric plant in Guatemala.
Dr. Giovanni Batz (Maya-K’iche’) is a CSUN alumnus and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Read more
CSUN China Institute and CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) cordially invite you to 2023 Chinese New Year party. This is our first on-campus celebration since 2019, and we will celebrate the Year of the Rabbit together. The first day on the Chinese calendar falls on January 22nd, and our party is one night before the Lantern Festival. The Rabbit is a symbol of energy, positivity, and productivity in Chinese culture, which are what we need as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
In her CSUN
webinar, Morán will discuss the varied issues that impact the LGBTIQ+ community as well
as the varied ways in which the community has organized and fought for their rights in
Guatemala. Read more
Dia de los Muertos Celebration 2022 Read more
"A Kiss across the Ocean” examines an array of interactions and exchanges between British musicians catalyzed by the early
punk movement and Latinas and Latinos in the United States. Read more
Dr. Téllez is an Associate Professor
at the University of Arizona,
teaching in the Department of
Mexican American Studies,
who writes about transnational
community formations, Chicana
feminism, and gendered migration. Read more
Join us for our opening reception of The Politics of Low and Slow exhibit, curated by Denise Sandoval, CSUN Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. This year's exhibit celebrates Chicano lowrider culture in Los Angeles. Explore this unique exhibition for a better understanding of lowrider culture, and the history and spirit of a cultural expression that today crosses regional, national, and international boundaries. Read more