Guest Speaker Events

Call for Student Paper Submissions: Fourth CDSC Social Justice Student Conference

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 11:00pm


Students: Please submit an abstract that provides a short summary (no longer than 200 words) of the content of the presentation/project/creative work. Abstract Submission Deadline: March 5th, 2021 Submit here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0nh2vRwwFMl5Qgxcl7UNXsoUAn1wLp_o2wBeQ6uoyKrvTDg/viewform

The conference features keynote addresses by graphic novel artist Thi Bui and documentary filmmaker Ciara Lacy

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Discover CSUN — International Students

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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If you are an international student who would like to attend CSUN in the future, join us for this event to learn more about the university, our admissions requirements, costs and scholarships, and an opportunity to speak with our counselors. Learn more about Discover CSUN

CDSC 4th Annual Social Justice Student Research Conference

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:30am to 5:30pm

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Panel I: Tracing Trajectories of Gender, Race, and Sexuality - 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. PST
Panel II: Carcerality and Justice  - 11 :00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Keynote Speaker #1: Ciara Lacy - 12:30 p.m. - 1 :45 p.m.
Panel Ill: Representation - 2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker #2: Thi Bui - 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.  Read more

The Eighth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics “Reading Noah's Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival” JULIA WATTS BELSER, PH.D.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 9:30am

The Eighth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

In stories about Noah, his ark, the individuals who survive the flood, and those left behind, Jewish tradition reckons with questions of human hubris and survival. We will use these ancient Jewish texts along with testimony from contemporary disability communities to grapple with climate change and the question of whose lives we deem worth saving. Read more