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Guest Speaker Events

WISE presents: Watching the Earth Breathe

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:30am to 2:30pm

Image of Planet Earth

The Oviatt Library and the Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering
present Watching the Earth Breathe. All are welcome to join us for a stellar afternoon and a light lunch as we explore what NASA-JPL and other researchers in astrophysics and earth-system science are finding out about the health of our Planet-EARTH. Read more

Jim Winship - Living Between: Young Salvadorans in the Early 21st Century

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 11:00am

Young Salvadorans - detail of poster

Jim Winship (MSW, Ph.D.), Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be visiting CSUN to deliver a lecture about the context and challenges in which young Salvadorans struggle to reach their aspirations. Dr. Winship’s recently published book, titled Coming of Age in El Salvador, is about youth and young adults who live simultaneously in a globalized world and a small Central American country Read more

Inside the Human Genome: Darwin or Intelligent Design?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Picture of the book cover for "Inside the Human Genome: Darwin or Intelligent Design"

The CSU Northridge College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Presents a Richard W. Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies: "Inside the Human Genome: Darwin or Intelligent Design?"

Please join us as acclaimed evolutionary geneticist Dr. John C. Avise addresses the philosophical question of “why” with regards to the myriad of imperfections that exist in our biological world. Read more

Open Access: Accelerating Research

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Open Access Accelerating Research

The Oviatt Library invites you to join us for a reception and presentation: OPEN ACCESS: ACCELERATING RESEARCH to celebrate Open Access Week with a presentation of the first Oviatt Library Open Access Award in honor of Dr. Susan Auerbach. Read more

Juan Ricardo Cole: The New Arabs

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Juan Cole

Juan Ricardo Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. For three decades, he has sought to put the relationship of the West and the Muslim world in historical context. Read more

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