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PEER ADVICE PANEL: For Juniors and Seniors

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Student Success "Peer Advice Panel": stick figure person walking up steps to graduation cap

Please join the CSBS Student success team for a Peer Advice Panel--a chance for our Junior and Senior students to meet with upper division and graduate students who will share their experiences and advice on internships, preparing for graduation, applying to grad school and life after university. Read more

They [Color] Blinded Me with Science: Why Facing Racist Realities Requires Identity Conscious Research

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Dr. Phia Salter

In this talk, Dr. Salter, Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at Texas A&M University, shares data from two programs of research about racial realities in America that were conducted from the “perspective of the oppressed.” Specifically, she discusses her research on the role of Black history knowledge in perceptions of racism and why individualist narratives are directed at oppressed groups. Read more

Financial Literacy Workshop

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Student Success "Workshop": stick figure man walking up steps to graduation cap

Please join the CSBS Student success team for a financial literacy workshop. Learn how to balance your income, financial aid resources and living expenses. You will also develop a budget by itemizing your expenses and resources, as well as, create a flexible spending plan. Open to all CSBS Students. Read more

Does More Immigration Mean More Crime?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Dr. Ramiro Martinez

The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies is pleased to announce the very timely presentation, Does More Immigration Mean More Crime?. Our guest speaker, Dr. Ramiro Martinez, Professor at Northeastern University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Sociology, will be discussing the myths and realities connected to immigrants and criminal offending in the United States. A question and answer will follow. Light refreshments will be served. Read more

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

Black History Month: Political Activist Panel

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Black History Month 2018

Please join us for a panel discussion with members of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Black Panther Party Los Angeles, and the Black Student Union. Africana Studies, Associate Professor, Cedric Hackett, will moderate the discussion including special guests, Dr. Melina Abdullah, Black Lives Matter-LA, Harold Welton, Black Panther Party-LA, and Kaya Tillery, President, CSUN Black Student Union. Read more

NEW DATE: Using Film to Change Attitudes About Homeless People

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Homeless man holding sign that says "I used to be your neighbor."

CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana has created a documentary film featuring interviews with the Executive Director of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, and with individuals from different walks of life who used to be homeless.  The film is part of a research study exploring how to enhance attitudes of CSUN students towards people who are homeless. Read more

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