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Lecture/Panel/Debate/Seminar Events

Naila and the Uprising

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Naila and the Uprising

Join Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at CSUN for a film screening and discussion of the award-winning film, Naila and the Uprising, directed by Julia Bacha. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Rana Sharif (GWS & MEIS) and Dr. Jody Myers (Jewish & Religious Studies & MEIS), moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi (GWS & MEIS).  Read more

Empire of Borders, Migration, and Climate Change

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Todd Miller: Border Patron Nation (Book cover)

Independent journalist Todd Miller will speak about how the border industrial complex has boomed in the United States since the 1990s, it has created a Border Patrol paranoia in the country, and it has been financed and exported to a world where displacement due to economic, political, and environmental violence has become the norm. Read more

Humanities Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:45pm

Humanities Advocacy Day 2019

Humanities Advocacy Day features a performance and workshop by community group #VigilantLOVE, as well as a student-faculty panel on immigration and incarceration. Read more

Black History Month: #justice@CSU

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Black History Month

The Oviatt Library invites students, faculty, staff and the community to attend a panel discussion about justice and safety in the CSUs. CSUN Chicana/o Studies professor, Dr. Martha Escobar will moderate the panel discussion. Read more

Writer's Panel: The Representation of Black Women in Film and Television

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

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In honor of Black History Month and Africana Studies 50th Anniversary, please join us, as four of television’s most popular writers hit the stage for an intimate panel discussing the representation of Black Women in Film and Television, followed by a Q&A. For more information and a list of speakers, please Read more

Middle-level theory: Without it what could anyone do?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Nancy Cartwright

The Philosophy Department, Liberal Studies Program, and the College of Humanities Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program at CSUN present an invited talk by Prof. Nancy Cartwright. Nancy Cartwright is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham and at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include philosophy and history of science (especially physics and economics), causal inference, causal powers, scientific emergence and objectivity, evidence, especially for evidence-based policy [EBP] and the philosophy of social technology. Her current work, for the project ‘Knowledge for Use’ [K4U], investigates how to use scientific research results for better policies.  Read more

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