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Linked Exhibitions of Photographs and Images of the Portuguese Navy’s Tall Ship N.R.P Sagres, and the Historic Architecture of Macau, China.
This exhibition has been extended through July 10th!
March 10 – July 10, 2013 – 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Floor of the Oviatt Library
Join us to celebrate some 500 years of Portuguese maritime skill, daring [...]
Celebrating Life/Remembering Our Dead
October 15-December 21, Library Lobby
Photography exhibition of Días de los Muertos celebrations at California State University, Northridge by Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan. Altar/Ofrenda installation by altarista Rosanna Ahrens Esparza. Student art work featuring masks, nichos (miniature altars), and traditional Mexican folk art.
Curated by Professors Yreina Cervantez and Lara Medina. Sponsored by the [...]
Libary Lobby, August 24 – October 8, 2012
Our ONE AMAZING COMMUNITY exhibit features the truly amazing stories of 10 CSUN student, faculty, staff, and community members. These amazing stories address diverse challenges: veterans’ issues, cancer, homelessness, spinal cord injury, foster youth, transgender issues, Holocaust survival, spinal muscular atrophy type III, triumph over tragedy, and volunteering [...]
September 18, 2012 – July 26, 2013
C.K. and Teresa Tseng Gallery
Science fiction literature, one of the most popular and entertaining genres in modern fiction, has been read and loved by children and adults for decades. From the earliest pulp publications to modern masterpieces, science fiction short stories and novels have often functioned as a lens through which we express [...]
Oviatt Library Lobby Exhibit
January 30 – May 31, 2012
What if you were one of the last speakers of your language? Though it seems improbable, almost one half of the world’s 7000 languages are endangered – many have fewer than 25 living speakers. If nothing is done, these languages will die in this century, taking [...]
September 20, 2011-July 27, 2012
C.K. and Teresa Tseng Gallery
Over the years, Catherine Mulholland, who loved libraries and the Oviatt in particular, donated her personal archives and those of her family to the Library, understanding the importance of preserving the past for future generations. This remarkable collection, dating back to the 1860s, is a journey through [...]
October 31, 2011 – December 23, 2011
“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”
Students interested in expanding their horizons by studying in another country or at another school in the United States have a fantastic opportunity to do so through CSUN. We invite you to learn about the affordability [...]
Library Lobby Exhibit
The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, is an intense memoir in which the author recounts her at times astonishing and difficult childhood. As this year’s selection for the Freshman Common Reading Program, it will challenge students to look at themes like poverty, childhood, parenting and alcoholism. The Oviatt Library’s exhibit, in conjunction [...]
April 22 – August 22, 2011
Curated by students enrolled in the CSUN Department of Anthropology’s Spring 2011 Museum Anthropology course, this exhibition highlights artworks donated to the Oviatt Library Special Collections by CSUN Emeritus Professor of Art Dolores M. Yonker (1926 – 2008). An art historian, artist and hounsi kanzo, or Vodou initiate, who traveled [...]
February 9 – March 24, 2011
The exhibit commemorates the legacy of Black History Month and was created by CSUN students for what they describe as “our beautiful, multi-culturally diverse CSUN community.”
The exhibit highlights those parts of American History that are often overlooked, such as: Activism in Education, Activism in Street/Urban Poetry, teachings of Pan [...]