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Central American Studies Human Rights Series

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

detail of photo of the genocide trial of General Efraín Ríos Montt in Guatemala
Testimony and photos on the historic genocide trial of General Efraín Ríos Montt in Guatemala by human rights activist Maryelena Bustamante, M.A. and member of the Guatemalans Collective Against Impunity in Guatemala. Read more

Annual Kazi Nazrul Islam Lecture

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Kazi Nazrul Islam
"The Detective and the Poet: Why Did Kazi Nazrul Islam Court Controversy?" Dr. Rachel Fell McDermott of Barnard College will speak. For more information contact Dr. Phyllis Herman,   or 818/677-3925. Read more

The Jewish Immigrant in World Cinema

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

The Jewish Immigrant in World Cinema

Jews have been extraordinary in world history for their migration to distant lands over the centuries. How does world cinema portray this? Professor Lawrence Baron will discuss this topic, illustrated with select movie clips. Read more

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Dr. Henry Oster, author of The Kindness of the Hangman

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 1:00pm

The Kindness of the Hangman

Dr. Oster will speak about his gripping, inspiring memoir of a young German boy who survived Auschwitz, Buchenwald and other horrors of the Holocaust. What impels civilized human beings to commit unspeakable crimes against their fellow man? How do the survivors find the strength to go on? Can they ever forgive? Can we ever forget? The Kindness of the Hangman is the never-before-written account of one lost German boy, totally alone, clawing to survive in the tidal wave of Nazi genocide. Read more

Humanities Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00am

letters HU, short for humanities

Please join us for the First Annual Humanities Advocacy Day. !mark Lopez, M.A. Chican@ Studies and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, will be the keynote speaker. In addition there are two program options: a) a workshop on Humanities career options and panel discussion, and b) a tour of the CSUN Leed Platinum Sustainability Center. Read more

Roxane Gay: With One N

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Roxane Gay Photo

The CSUN Women's Research and Resource Center, in collaboration with the CSUN University Student Union, is excited to welcome author and cultural critic Roxane Gay to our campus.  Read more

Modern Russia Day 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Modern Russia Day 2018

Come take part in a Russian cultural event showcasing the multiple ties between CSUN and Russia. Event includes: "Into Russia and Back" - Stories from Alumni from the Startalk Russian Language and Culture Immersion Program and Current Students of the CSUN Russian Studies Minor; "Music from Russia: Maestro of Violin” starring Daniel Shindarov with 

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Dan Guerrero - Activism & the Arts: A Life Journey

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

Dan Guerrero

The intersection of the Chicano and LGBTQ social and political movements and the interconnected lives of the artists and activists who fueled the civil rights struggles of the past decades is illustrated through storytelling and historic photos in this powerful presentation.

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