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Decolonizing Joteria through Films

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

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A showcase of original short films produced by Xamuel Banales that examine the ways in which members of the emerging Joteria movement of the US Southwest challenge Euro-imperial hierarchies of race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality. Read more

Guest Lecture: Xanath Caraza

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

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 Xánath Caraza is an Award Winning Finalist in the 'Fiction: Multicultural' category of the 2013 International Book Awards. Her book, Conjuro, was awarded second place in the ‘Best Poetry Book in Spanish’ category and received honorable mention in the ‘Best First Book in Spanish, Mariposa Award’  Read more

Jewish Music: The Soul of a People

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Michael Stein

Hazzan (Cantor) Mike Stein will present an overview of the history and development of Jewish music by playing the guitar, violin, oud and shofar. Read more

Ann Taves: Angels, Aliens and Apparitions of the Dead

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

Ann Taves

The presence of non-ordinary entities plays a central role in religious traditions. In this talk, Taves discusses how historians can tease apart the stories of angels and apparitions to try to understand the process that people went through as they struggled to understand what was happening and considers how groups, including those that eventually become new religions, stabilize interpretations of these ambiguous events. Read more

Screening: When Will the Punishment End?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

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Directed by Chicana/o studies and Gender and Women’s studies professor Dr. Marta Lopez-Garza, When Will the Punishment End? tells the story of formerly imprisoned women after they have left jail and their fight to regain their lives. A Civil Discourse and Social Change Event. Read more


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The Politics of Participation in Popular Culture

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

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Sigma Tau Delta, AGSE, and the Department of English invite everyone to participate and submit proposals for the English Spring Un-conference! Featuring lightning talks, teaching demos, roundtables, and paper panels, the un-conference is the perfect platform to actively collaborate with other participants. Read more

José Luis Vargas Scholarship Awards

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Jose Luis Vargas Scholarship Awards

The Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) at California State University, Northridge cordially invites you to attend the first annual José Luis Vargas Scholarship Awards. Read more

My Days in China with the Flying Tigers

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

James Segel

About the Speaker: James Segel was a 22-years old pilot when he was assigned to the AMMISCA project (the American Military Mission to China) in 1942. James made many trips with his "Ferdinand" C-47 flying over Himalayan Mountains to provide crucial supplies for Chinese and American armies fighting against the Japanese, including the famous Flying Tigers Read more

Social Movements in Africa

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Please join us at the 7th Annual CSUN African Studies Symposium. This year's theme, Social Movements in Africa, includes a keynote address by Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman of Stanford University discussing African Springs: How Social Movements Build People Power across the Continent. For more information, please Read more