Chicana-Chicano Studies

CSUN Chicana/o Studies Department Events Archive

Third Annual Humanities Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:45pm

Luis J. Rodriguez

The College of Humanities has invited writer/poet/activist Luis J. Rodriguez from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall in the USU.  He’ll be speaking on the value of a humanities education from 11 AM -12:15 PM and then there will be a reception in the lobby of the Plaza del Sol until 12:45 PM. Read more

Annual Noche de Ofrenda

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Dia de los muertos flyer

Evening begins with Procession at 5:30pm between JR & SH and ends at the Chicana/o House. Read more

A Talk by Heidy Bacá (Maya-Ixil) on Memory in Guatemala and Creating Community Cinema

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Event Flyer

Heidy Bacá (Maya-Ixil) is from Nebaj, Guatemala. As a member of the independent film collective Cine en la Calle/Street Cinema (CCC), Bacá has also organized several film festivals of the same name since 2013. She has produced short documentaries focused on recovering the testimonies of survivors of the genocide. Heidy Bacá’s most recent production, alongside director Jayro Bustamante, is the feature film La Llorona (2019).

At CSUN, Bacá’s talk will address the role film and documentary productions play for Maya communities in the construction of a historical memory on the genocide.

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