Preserving Dignity, Enriching Lives: The Arab American Communities. Presenter: Nahla Kayali.
Iranian Americans and the experience of discrimination. Presenter: Ali Akbar Mahdi.
Civic, Healthcare, and Immigration Rights: South Asian American Experiences. Presenter: Bilal H. Kazmi.
Turkish-American Experiences in Civic Engagement. Presenter: Dr. Ayca Altintig. Read more
Public Policy Day 2021
COVID-19 Legislation: Impacting Health and Nutrition Read more
The panelists will discuss LGBTQI+ experiences of criminalization and incarceration, especially as they relate to homophobia and transphobia. Central to the discussion will be these communities’ resistance to these forms of state violence. Particular attention will be placed on panelists’ abolitionists acts of surviving and thriving in a world that penalizes and criminalizes their very existence. Read more
SPEAKERS: KEASU’C NAPOLEON HILL, WILLIAM ALBERTO GONZALEZ, CEASAR KIRK AVELAR, JOE MARTINEZ. Join us for an afternoon of performance and discussion on experiences of incarceration, re-entry, and the healing power of art. This is part of the series “Collectively Understanding Carcerality and Learning Transformative Justice.”
In their talk at CSUN, Drs. Sánchez and Pita will examine the complicated and often conflicted identity formation of Californios. They will also discuss their recent study on Indigenous and Mexican dispossession. In Spatial and Discursive Violence in the U.S. Southwest (Duke University Press 2021), they critically examine the participation of Chicanxin the dispossession of Indigenous populations before being dispossessed themselves with the U.S. invasion of the Southwest. Their work takes on an important Read more
Although the concepts of “equity” and “equity mindedness” are more widely embraced by educators now than they were a decade ago, closing equity gaps remains an elusive goal at most colleges and universities. Read more
In solidarity with Nation Expungement Week. Presented by CSUN's Project Rebound in collaboration with Root & Rebound, The Los Angeles Public Defender's Office, and The Social Impact Center. Read more
Five past judges of Comic-Con's Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards, including English Department's Professor Charles Hatfield, discuss their selection process as well as the current state of the graphic novel. Read more
Learn about sagebrush in the Owens Valley and where LA's water comes from. Read more
At this breakfast event, you can look forward to kicking off our discussion in a little different way given the challenges of the last year. In addition to 2 panels and a keynote speaker, we’re also going to hear from a speaker who will be exploring what have we learned from this last year and what can we look forward to in the future — as women leaders and business owners, as parents, and as residents of this crazy new world we live in. Read more