College of Humanities
Welcome to Humanities
As education becomes ever more focused on professional degrees and vocational training, employers increasingly report that what they seek is not necessarily more specialized degrees but rather people who can think, who can synthesize, who can analyze, and who can apply a broad base of thought to a wide variety of areas.
The College of Humanities teaches students to read, write and think. Our graduates are prepared for a 21st-century workforce that advances those who have the power not just to achieve and innovate but to communicate their ideas to an audience beyond their applied field.
Elizabeth Say, dean of California State University, Northridge’s College of Humanities, has been elected president of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences.
Say, who is currently president-elect of the organization, will take her place as head of the council in November. The Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences is a national association of deans of colleges of arts and sciences whose purpose is to sustain the arts and sciences as a leading influence in American higher education Read more
Gender and Women’s Studies professor Breny Mendoza has published Ensayos de crítica feminista en nuestra América (Critical Feminist Essays of Our Americas), collecting 19 of her theoretical-political feminist writings from the past decade. Some essays are making their debut here. Read more
CSUN will honor Poet Laureate, Luis Rodriguez during a special program, featuring a student spoken-word performance and reading from the honoree himself. Read more
During the English Master’s Degree Hooding Ceremony, students will be individually recognized, and Professor Jackie Stallcup (Chair of the Department of English), Kent Baxter (Graduate Advisor for the Department of English), or a faculty member of the student's choosing will place the MA hood over the head of the student, signifying their Read more
College of Humanities Commencement Ceremony Read more