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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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Food Drive Supporting the CSUN Food Pantry

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 8:00am to Friday, November 4, 2022 - 11:59pm

CSUN College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: Locally Engaged, Globally Prepared

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, CSUN Police Department K-9 Unit, CSUN Police Department, Office of Faculty Affairs, and Student Housing & Residential Life are sponsoring a Food Donation Drive for the CSUN Food Pantry. Read more

CSUN BikeFest

Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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The CSUN College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is pleased to present the 1st Annual CSUN BikeFest event! Don't have a bike? Don't worry, you can still walk and roll with us! All abilities are welcome. Get more information about this event.

Oriel Siu: Undoing the Foundational Fairytales - One Children's Book at a Time

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Oriel Siu

CSUN Alumna and children's book author Dr. Siu offers a full reading of her latest children's book, Christopher the Ogre Cologre, It's Over! and reflects on the dangerous foundational fairytales still taught at schools, their origins, and the need to contest them with the power of our stories. With live Q&A! Read more

The Politics of Low & Slow: Exhibition Opening Reception

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

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Join us for our opening reception of The Politics of Low and Slow exhibit, curated by Denise Sandoval, CSUN Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. This year's exhibit celebrates Chicano lowrider culture in Los Angeles. Explore this unique exhibition for a better understanding of lowrider culture, and the history and spirit of a cultural expression that today crosses regional, national, and international boundaries. Read more