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Guest Speaker Events

Empire of Borders, Migration, and Climate Change

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Todd Miller: Border Patron Nation (Book cover)

Independent journalist Todd Miller will speak about how the border industrial complex has boomed in the United States since the 1990s, it has created a Border Patrol paranoia in the country, and it has been financed and exported to a world where displacement due to economic, political, and environmental violence has become the norm. Read more

Distinguished Speaker Series Feat. Michael Kramer

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Distinguished Speaker Series feat. Michael Kramer March 6 USU Grand Salon 5:30pm

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics welcomes back alumnus Michael Kramer, '90, to speak at the Distinguished Speaker Series, where he will discuss "Winning on Wall Street." Read more

Writer's Panel: The Representation of Black Women in Film and Television

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

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In honor of Black History Month and Africana Studies 50th Anniversary, please join us, as four of television’s most popular writers hit the stage for an intimate panel discussing the representation of Black Women in Film and Television, followed by a Q&A. For more information and a list of speakers, please Read more

Big Lecture: Jesse Williams

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Come for a great evening with Jesse Williams: acclaimed actor, producer, and activist. This moderated Q+A will discuss his experience with social activism, intersectionality, as well as his time on Grey’s Anatomy.  Read more

Facing Nuclear North Korea

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

David Kang

The Asian Studies Program at CSUN invites the community to a talk by USC’s David Kang (International Relations, Business, and East Asian Languages and Cultures) on recent North Korea-USA-South Korea diplomacy, the importance of the US-ROK alliance to regional security, and portrayals of Kim Jong Un and North Korea in US news media. Read more

Femme Defense with Locatora Radio

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

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Femme Defense is a workshop about the history of self-defense and resilience of femmes and womxn of color from a Latin American and U.S. Latinx context. We locate the anti-colonial origins of self-defense historically deployed by femmes of color in the face of conquest, genocide, displacement, enslavement, and intra-community patriarchal violence. Read more

Middle-level theory: Without it what could anyone do?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Nancy Cartwright

The Philosophy Department, Liberal Studies Program, and the College of Humanities Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program at CSUN present an invited talk by Prof. Nancy Cartwright. Nancy Cartwright is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham and at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include philosophy and history of science (especially physics and economics), causal inference, causal powers, scientific emergence and objectivity, evidence, especially for evidence-based policy [EBP] and the philosophy of social technology. Her current work, for the project ‘Knowledge for Use’ [K4U], investigates how to use scientific research results for better policies.  Read more

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