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VIII CSUN Philosophy Student Conference

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:45am

The Philosopher, oil painting, Rembrant

A one-day student conference open to the whole CSUN community. There is no need to be a Philosophy major or minor to submit a proposal or to participate in the conference. The program will be organized around the presentation of about six student papers (which will be selected by a philosophy faculty committee in a blind-review process). Read more

Dr. Gorica Majstorovic: Humanities, Hispanism, and The Dream of America in Alfonso Reyes

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Gorica Majstoroiv

Alfonso Reyes (1889-1959) wrote “Notas sobre la inteligencia americana” (1936) and Ultima Tule (1942) to interrogate standard notions of universal humanism, and advocated—among other ideas—an American utopia, while fully acknowledging coloniality as the central problem of modernity. Drawing from Reyes’ “Visión de Anáhuac” and its evocation of the ancient city of Tenochtitlan Mexico, this talk sets into conversation Reyes’s subsequent  Read more

Walk It Out

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Walk It Out walking tour

Discover the hidden contributions of Asian Americans to the development of Northridge and the surrounding San Fernando Valley while walking to promote health. Read more

Gloria Chacón: The Contemporary Indigenous Novel in Mayan and Zapotec Lands

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Gloria Chacon

Gloria Chacón is Assistant Professor in the Literature Department at UCSD. She earned her Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California Santa Cruz. Postdoctoral work in the Native American Studies department at the University of California Davis as well as a postdoctoral CLIR Fellowship at UCLA’s Charles Young Research Library has shaped her unique interdisciplinary and transnational approach to indigenous literatures.   Read more