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10th Annual Banned Books Readout: Belonging on the Shelf

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Books in a police lineup

In a record year for the number of book bannings across the U.S., we gather to celebrate freedom of expression by reading aloud from books that have been challenged. Join the University Library, the Department of Journalism, the Queer Studies Program and the Pride Center for the 10th Annual Banned Books Readout! CSUN Associate Professor of Journalism and First Amendment Scholar Elizabeth Blakey will speak about censorship and belonging. CSUN students in Professor Blakey's J480 History of American News Media class will give dramatic readings. This year Banned Books Readout will feature a presentation by guest speaker Karimah Tennyson-Marsh, "Banned Books Belong in Our Community." 

Snacks will be available at the Northridge Center entrance from 12:15 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Read more

Constitution Day Seminar September 17, 2022

Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Constitution Day 2022

Every year the Tseng College hosts a presentation to commemorate the signing of the document on Sept. 17, 1787.   This year the discussion focuses on the Supreme Court's recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health (2022) overturned both Roe v. Wade (1973) and Casey v. Planned Parenthood (1992), ending the federal constitutional right to an abortion.  Read more

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

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

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

Emerging Careers in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 7:00pm

The University Library

Join us on Thursday evening Feb. 17 for Emerging Careers in Social and Behavioral Sciences — featuring a virtual panel of professionals who will give insight about emerging careers in the social and behavioral sciences field. Read more

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