Guest Speaker Events

CSUN Revitalize: One Day Conference

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:45am to 4:15pm

One Day Conference Flier

Please join the Revitalize one-day virtual conference for a series of workshops and keynote speakers focused on wellness and collective healing, well-being, and revitalization. The final keynote speaker features the return of Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky, MSW, who presented to over 400 CSUN attendees in her last presentation! Come to some or all of the conference events! Read more

Embodying Justice: Arts and Activism for the Comfort Women

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Embodying Justice: Art and Activism for the Comfort Women

SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Son, Northwestern University; Jeri Frederickson, Awakenings Gallery; Ji-Hye Kim, KAN-WIN: Empowering Women in the Asian American Community. The speakers will address their exhibit "Embodying Justice," and discuss the activism of the Comfort Women and the role of the arts in instigating social and political change. Read more

A Time to Reflect: Embodied Mindfulness During Complex Times with Rhonda Magee, J.D.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

a time to reflect flyer

Do you find yourself struggling with increased conflicts in conversations around different perspectives? How can we practice compassion and cooperation in those conversations? Embodied mindfulness can bring compassion and cooperation more deeply into our efforts to work together.

Professor Rhonda Magee will offer practices and reflections that will support us in deepening our ability to work together across a range of diverse perspectives, and help alleviate the suffering we all face in the social and political worlds. 

Free and Open to All! Read more

Diasporic Chinese Entrepreneurship - Presented by Dr. Min Zhou

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Dr, Min Zhou

Entrepreneurship has been an integral part of the long-standing history of Chinese emigration and a central force in diasporic development. In this presentation, Dr. Min Zhou offers a historical overview of diasporic Chinese entrepreneurship, highlighting the divergent patterns of Chinese business development in North America in contrast to those in Southeast Asia, the center of the Chinese Diaspora. Read more

We Are Still Here: Disrupting Settler Colonialism and Going Beyond Land Acknowledgments

Monday, April 4, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Pamela Villasenor

This presentation will be a collaborative and experiential workshop with Pamela Villasenor who is the Executive Advisor to the Office of the Tribal President of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTBMI). We will be exploring Indigenous futurity, resistance, and resilience by learning about the history and current work of the FTBMI. We will also engage in a collective activity and discussion aiming to build our critical consciousness toward going beyond lack acknowledgements as a way to disrupt settler colonialism. Read more

The Basics of Essential Oils

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

the basics of Essential Oils Presenter Hana Tisserand April 28 1-2pm

The Basics of Essential Oils: All You Need to Know Before You Take a Nose Dive

Date: April 28, 2022 Time: 1:00 pm Webinar ID: 838 2688 4494

Registration Link: https://csun.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_c-f2WhcNTiSViFM2f0mSSw

This virtual workshop is FREE for CSUN community, including CSUN students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

The attendees will:
- Learn about the nature of essential oils and their main applications
- Adopt sustainable practices with essential oil use by identifying which oils are more demanding on the environment
- Understand the safety and knowledge requirements for their use
- Gain confidence to seek further knowledge from reputable sources Read more

Student Carbon Harvest Project

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The University Library

Do you want to learn how to harness the power of nature and use home landscaping to reduce carbon across the campus environment? This event is for you!  Read more

Yoga for Relaxation

Friday, March 4, 2022 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Young woman sitting and a yoga, meditative pose on a cushion outdoors on the grass in front of leaves and bushes.

Don't miss our on the final day of our Mental Health Awareness Week!  Today we have yoga to show you how it can be a great activity for relaxation.  See you there! Read more