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Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:15am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

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Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

The Liberation-Based Healing Conference presents strategies that promote relational healing and liberation from the oppressive patterns that structure society.

The conference is taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring: Father Gregory Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations. For more information and to see a list of speakers, please Read more

Comics & Visual Culture

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Comics & Visual Culture

FREE! Open to the public! Starring student researchers from CSUN and afar, plus: DR. JOSÉ ALANIZ, author of Death, Disability, and the Superhero ! Director of the Disability Studies Program, University of Washington-Seattle. TONY PURYEAR screenwriter; designer; co-author and artist of the graphic novel series Concrete Park (www.concretepark.com). Read more

The Kindness of the Hangman

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Kindness of the Hangman

Dr. Henry Oster, author of The Kindness of the Hangman (Higgins Bay Press, 2014), which tells a gripping tale of the 2,011 Jews who were rounded up by the Gestapo and deported from Cologne, Germany. Henry is the only one still alive to tell their story. Read more

Modern Russia Day 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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A Russian cultural event showcasing the multiple ties between CSUN and Russia. Sponsored by the College of Humanities and the Russian Studies Program. Read more

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11th Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Max Strassfeld

The ancient world offers surprising insights into contemporary gender politics. Ancient Jewish texts describe a variety of sex and gender categories, which profoundly shaped Jewish ideas about law and gender beyond a simple binary. The flexible thinking in these texts shows us how to reassess our received narratives about the relationship between religion, gender, and law today. Read more