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Eisner Judges on Eisner Week

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

Charles Hatfield panelist on Eisner Awards

Five past judges of Comic-Con's Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards, including English Department's Professor Charles Hatfield, discuss their selection process as well as the current state of the graphic novel. Read more

Navigating the Expungement Process

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Navigation the Expungement Process

In solidarity with Nation Expungement Week. Presented by CSUN's Project Rebound in collaboration with Root & Rebound, The Los Angeles Public Defender's Office, and The Social Impact Center. Read more

A Talk by Drs. Rosaura Sánchez & Beatrice Pita on The Californio Testimonios

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Rosaura Sanchez and B. Pita

In their talk at CSUN, Drs. Sánchez and Pita will examine the complicated and often conflicted identity formation of Californios. They will also discuss their recent study on Indigenous and Mexican dispossession. In Spatial and Discursive Violence in the U.S. Southwest (Duke University Press 2021), they critically examine the participation of Chicanxin the dispossession of Indigenous populations before being dispossessed themselves with the U.S. invasion of the Southwest. Their work  takes on an important  Read more

Empowerment Through Performance Art

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Empowerment Through Performance Art - Microphone

SPEAKERS: KEASU’C NAPOLEON HILL, WILLIAM ALBERTO GONZALEZ, CEASAR KIRK AVELAR, JOE MARTINEZ. Join us for an afternoon of performance and discussion on experiences of incarceration, re-entry, and the healing power of art. This is part of the series “Collectively Understanding Carcerality and Learning Transformative Justice.”
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An Alphabet of Eras That Define 2021: From the KKK, to Malcolm X, to LGBTQ, to CSUN – Barry Dank’s Story

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Barry Dank

Join us for an interactive conversation with Dr. Barry Dank, retired professor of sociology, as he shares a retrospective of his life growing up Jewish in the segregated South to meeting Malcolm X, to being the first professor to offer classes on human sexuality, to his connections to CSUN and his views on the contemporary American landscape. Get more information and RSVP for this event.

Career Paths for English Majors: A Three-Part Panel Series - Panel Two: Thinking Outside the Publishing Box: Careers for English Majors

Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Man holding a book and a brief case overloaded with papers

Many English majors focus on careers in publishing and education, but a wide range of professions require stellar writing and communication skills; fields with good salaries and career ladders. Four CSUN English alumni will discuss their professional journeys, how they use their English degrees in their daily work, what skills and expertise students need to compete in today’s workforce, and what they wished they’d done in college to prepare for their careers. 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

Free Pizza with the Dean & Associate Dean

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

cheese pizza

Join Dean Jeffrey T. Reeder and Associate Dean Kent Baxter of the College of Humanities for a Slice of Pizza!

Date: Thursday, February 29th 
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Whitsett Room, SH 451  Read more