Event Events

Merchants of Doubt: A Richard Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Erik Conway

Please join us for a very special evening as Dr. Erik M. Conway, co-author of Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming, discusses the misuse of science to mislead the public on matters ranging from the risks of smoking to the reality of global warming. Learn more about Erik Conway and the "Merchants of Doubt" lecture

Aida's Secrets - free public screening

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Aida's Secrets

This powerful documentary reveals a family history that started in 1945 in the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp with the birth of Izak.  Adopted by a loving family in Israel and occasionally visited by his birth mother Aida, Izak is now in his late 60s and is finally told of a brother whose existence was a family secret. Read more

Dana Gioia - The Joys of Poetry and Prose

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and a California native of Italian and Mexican descent. Read more

"She Started It" Film Screening

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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CSUN's Oviatt Library and the Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering WISE invite you to a film screening and panel discussion of She Started It, with introductory remarks by CSUN President Dr. Dianne F. Harrison. Read more