Guest Speaker Events

Find Your Focus for Finals, Spring 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 2:00pm

Find Your Focus for Finals Spring 2023, May 2 through May 10

University Counseling Services invites all CSUN students to join our upcoming events during Find Your Focus for Finals.  These events aim to support students as they prepare for their college finals.  Read more

Launch of the Institute of Feminist Studies and Social Action

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 4:00pm

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

Please join the Department of Gender & Women’s in the launch of the Institute of Feminist Studies and Social Action (IFSSA). Our keynote speaker is the renowned Palestinian scholar, Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian from the Hebrew University. The title of her talk is “Feminist Geopolitics: The Cunning of Gender Violence." The event will be on Wednesday, April 26, 4 PM at the Orchard. Read more

Tunisian Women's Activism: The Struggle for Social and Gender Justice Continues

Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Amel Grami

Tunisian women have long participated in struggles for liberation, first in anticolonial movements, then against state corruption and dictatorship in independent Tunisia especially during the 'Arab Spring.' Dr. Grami’s talk will discuss the rich history of the women’s movement in Tunisia to help us understand how women interact with various forms of power to renegotiate their identities and their status Read more

Guest Speaker Javier Zamora

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 9:30am

Javier Zamora speaking at a lectern

Javier Zamora is an award winning author born in La Herradura, El Salvador in 1990.  When he was a year old, his father fled El Salvador due to the US-funded Salvadoran Civil War. Read more

Rebel Vision: Black Female and Non-Binary Photographers - a Photographic Presentation and Conversation with Tara Pixley

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Tara Pixley

Photographer and scholar Tara Pixley will talk about how her work and that of other Black female and non-binary photographers charter alternative futures for critically-engaged photography that challenges colonialism, heteronormativity, and racism, making visible structural forms of violence and patriarchy. Pixley will be in conversation with the Bradley Center's director, José Luis Benavides, and archivist, Keith Rice. Read more