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Planning for After Graduation for Sociology Majors

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 3:30am

Planning for After Graduation: Sociology Majors

Do you have questions about meeting graduation requirements, internships, graduate school or career options for Sociology majors? Join us at one of our upcoming information sessions. For more information and dates, please Read more

Latin American Film Festival 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Latin American Film Festival November 16 through 18

The 5th Annual Latin American Film Festival is taking place at California State University Northridge from November 16 through 18, 2018. Sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and UNAM Los Angeles, this three day event features award-winning Latin American films that have been selected to represent their countries at the 2019 Academy Awards. For more information and to RSVP, please Read more

Dr. James Sefton Memorial Service

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Professor James Sefton

Please join us in celebrating the life of our friend, colleague and mentor, James Sefton Professor Emeritus of the CSUN History Department. Read more

Testing a Film on Nonprofit Transitional Housing for Older, LGBTQ, and Homeless Individuals

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Luciana Lagana

CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana will present preliminary findings of her research using a film to reduce ageism and improve attitudes towards older, LGBTQ and homeless individuals. Supported partly by a HIRI Nonprofit Research Fellowship grant, the film will be shown along with lecture-discussion. The film features interviews with older LGBTQ individuals residing in transitional housing and with operators of this housing (highlighting challenges encountered by nonprofits in this arena, such as nearby homeowners worried about possible declines in local real estate values). Read more