Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies, Connecticut College, Sufia Uddin, will address the legacy of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He lamented British rule in India, religious conflict and violence. In his poetry and essays he condemned zealots. Uddin will explore the roots of his pluralist perspective and understanding of Islam in the life of the nation, Bengali society, and his own life. Read more
September is EOP Month at California State University, Northridge and the Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) is proud to host a celebration event to commemorate 48 years of continued student success. Read more
Released from prison with only $200 and a one-way ticket to Skid Row, Susan Burton decided she was never going back. Read more
This year's Freshman Convocation will take place on the Oviatt Library Lawn and the featured keynote speaker will filmmaker, musician, speaker, and activist, Bree Newsome!
Continuing Students are also welcome to join the fun by simply coming to the Oviatt Lawn prior to 6:00 p.m. Once freshman guests are seated, the remaining chairs will be available for guest seating. Seating in this area may be limited. However all guests are also welcome to watch from the Sierra Quad Lawn.
Community organizer and activist Bree Newsome will give this year's Freshman Convocation keynote at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She'll also be speaking for an hour earlier in the afternoon that same day in the Plaza del Sol. Read more