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CSUN English Department Annual Spring Conference

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 8:30am

CSUN English Department Annual Conference

We would like to formally and enthusiastically invite you to the CSUN English Department's Annual Spring Conference, occurring next Saturday, April 16. It will take place in the University Student Union on campus, and the first panel will start at 9:30. Our keynote speaker, Devoney Looser (Jane Austen Roller Derby Professor from Arizona State University), will present at 3:30pm in the Grand Salon. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you would like—all are welcome to come to this free event! Read more

The Changing Ethnic Quilt of Southern California

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Cover for "The Changing Ethnic Quilt of Southern California"

The CSUN Geography Department and the Geography Map Library are proud to host an event with notable Los Angeles geographers and scholars, James Allen and Gene Turner. Allen and Turner, emeritus faculty of the California State University, Northridge Geography Department, are co-authors of the award-winning book The Ethnic Quilt: Population Diversity in Southern California. Read more

Poetry Writing Workshop

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm


Facilitated by Sean Pessin (English Department) and Susana Marcelo (Central American Studies). RSVP required. Read more

Dr. Deepak Lamba-Nieves - Perspectives and Proposals: Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Deepak Lamba-Nieves

Puerto Rico is over $72 billion of debt and the island has no resources to make any of its payments or restructure the debt. Unemployment is over 12 percent, the poverty rate is 45 percent, and half of P.R. residents are on Medicaid. This presentation addresses Puerto Rico's debt crisis as it relates to a legacy of colonialism. Read more

Media Images of Black Masculinity & Womanhood

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am

"stereotypical" black male with a ton of gold jewelry

Spring 2016: Bi-Annual Men/Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session.

Join us as we explore the topic of Media Images of Black Masculinity & Womanhood at this semester's Bi-Annual Men/Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session with featured speaker Dr. Elwood Watson. Read more