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Sixth Civil Discourse Social Justice Student Research Conference

Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 10:30am to 6:00pm

Event Flyer

Opening Remarks begin at 10:30AM

Student Panel #1: 11AM-12:15PM

Student Panel #2: 2-3:15PM

Keynote Address:

“Mutual Aid for Survival and Mobilization”

with author, lawyer, and activist Dean Spade, 4PM-6PM

Dean Spade is a lawyer, author, activist, and filmmaker working at the intersection of queer and trans-liberation and economic and racial justice. Author of Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next), Spade will be speaking on mutual aid and solidarity across social justice movements in the time of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter.

This event is co-sponsored with Queer Studies and funded through the CSUN Diversity and Equity Innovation Grant. Read more

Launch of the Institute of Feminist Studies and Social Action

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 4:00pm

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

Please join the Department of Gender & Women’s in the launch of the Institute of Feminist Studies and Social Action (IFSSA). Our keynote speaker is the renowned Palestinian scholar, Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian from the Hebrew University. The title of her talk is “Feminist Geopolitics: The Cunning of Gender Violence." The event will be on Wednesday, April 26, 4 PM at the Orchard. Read more

Tunisian Women's Activism: The Struggle for Social and Gender Justice Continues

Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Amel Grami

Tunisian women have long participated in struggles for liberation, first in anticolonial movements, then against state corruption and dictatorship in independent Tunisia especially during the 'Arab Spring.' Dr. Grami’s talk will discuss the rich history of the women’s movement in Tunisia to help us understand how women interact with various forms of power to renegotiate their identities and their status Read more

Screening and Panel Discussion: Eve After Dark

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 7:00pm

Eve After Dark Marquee

Join the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Africana Studies for a screening of the documentary film "Eve After Dark." From humble beginnings to Super Bowl LVI recognition, the story of Eve After Dark, is one man’s triumph to create a safe space for Compton’s youth in the early 1980s. Get more information about this event.