Gender and Women's Studies

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Phenomenal Woman Awards 2014

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

announcement of 2014 Phenomenal Woman Awards

The Phenomenal Woman Awards event celebrates women who have made outstanding contributions to our community. It also allows the Gender & Women’s Studies Department to raise funds to sponsor special programming, support student and faculty research, and finance scholarships for Gender and Women's Studies students. In addition, these contributions support the CSUN Women’s Resource and Research Center, the oldest continuing Women’s Center within the California State University system. Read more

The Significance and Value of a GWS Degree

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

poster for alumni-faculty event on what to do with the major

Alumni and faculty from the Gender and Women's Studies Department will gather to answer student questions about life after college and what you can do with your GWS major or minor. Read more

Dr. Breny Mendoza’s Book Launch

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Book cover Critical Feminist Essays in Our America

To celebrate the publication of Dr. Breny Mendoza’s new book
Critical Feminist Essays in Our America

February 23rd 2015 • 2:00-3:30pm • Jerome Richfield 319 (English Reading Room) • Reception Follows Read more

Academic Freedom, Empire & the Settler Colonial State presentation

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm

world map

Civil Discourse & Social Change Initiative's first event of the Spring is a panel discussion regarding academic freedom and settler/colonial state/empire. The entire campus is invited, this will be good opportunity to discuss global issues surrounding current and historic state domination. Read more

Bitch in Concert!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Bitch musician

Bitch is coming to CSUN!!

Bitch (Bitch and Animal, Bitch + the Exciting Conclusion, John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus) is a queer icon who is a singer, producer, actress, entrepreneur and writer. She is known for her unique brand of electric violin, bass, ukulele and keytar rock. Her shows, like her name, are exercises in self-liberation.

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A reading by Claudia Rankine

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

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The Northridge Creative Writing Circle cordially presents a reading by Claudia Rankine. As an award-winning poet and playwright, Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric and Citizen: An American Lyric, a 2014 National Book Award Finalist. Read more


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