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Gender, Race, and Germs in the U.S. National Security Imaginary: Constructing Threat, Making Empire - A Talk by Gwen Shuni D’Archangelis, PhD

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Gwen D'Archangelis

In the public imagination today, germs are primarily thought of as organisms that need to be controlled and eliminated. But germs have also been weaponized, with powerful nations like the United States justifying their disproportionate military power by pointing to imminent threat from international enemies from China, Iraq, and Russia to Iran and Yemen. Imperial germ politics have enabled the West to garner support for military actions from foreign invasions to domestic surveillance, and weapons buildup from drones to advanced missiles. Read more

Abolitionist Teaching Network Series 3: Healing Centered Engagement as Abolitionist Practice with Dr. Farima Pour-Khorshid

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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How do we begin to imagine freedom and healing given all the ways we have been socialized into punitive and punishment models? How do we heal from carceral logic? Join us for an interactive presentation with Dr. Farima Pour-Khorshid, who will introduce participants to "healing centered engagement,” a critical approach to education that honors the complex experiences of students and educators, and centers collective healing and well being within educational spaces. Read more

CATS Student Symposium

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

View of mountains through drainage pipe.  Flyer for Imaginaries of the Future student symposium event.

Central American and Transborder Studies Senior Student Symposium: Imaginaries of the Future 2021 Read more

The Cultivation Curriculum: From Soil to Self to Society

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the CSUN Institute for Sustainability are happy to partner with nonprofit, Armada Unified for a series of trainings on Urban Farming. Join us for The Cultivation Curriculum: From Soil to Self to Society. Classes take place via Zoom on Fridays from 11am to 12pm. Session 1 is offered at no cost; sessions 2, 3 and 4 are $40 each. Join us for all four sessions, or pick only the sessions that interest you. Get more information and register for this event.

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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

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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