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The Changing Ethnic Quilt of Southern California

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Cover for "The Changing Ethnic Quilt of Southern California"

The CSUN Geography Department and the Geography Map Library are proud to host an event with notable Los Angeles geographers and scholars, James Allen and Gene Turner. Allen and Turner, emeritus faculty of the California State University, Northridge Geography Department, are co-authors of the award-winning book The Ethnic Quilt: Population Diversity in Southern California. Read more

CSUN English Department Annual Spring Conference

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 8:30am

CSUN English Department Annual Conference

We would like to formally and enthusiastically invite you to the CSUN English Department's Annual Spring Conference, occurring next Saturday, April 16. It will take place in the University Student Union on campus, and the first panel will start at 9:30. Our keynote speaker, Devoney Looser (Jane Austen Roller Derby Professor from Arizona State University), will present at 3:30pm in the Grand Salon. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you would like—all are welcome to come to this free event! Read more

Nativism, Environmental Privilege, and the Construction of Immigration as an Ecological Threat

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Nativism, Environmental Privilege

Scholars working in the field of environmental justice studies have presented evidence that poor, working class indigenous, and people of color communities face greater threats from pollution and industrial hazards than other groups. While these studies reveal the hardships and crimes associated with environmental inequality, fewer studies consider the flipside of that reality: environmental privilege. Read more


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