4humanities@CSUN

New New Officers

Please welcome the new officers for Fall 2015: President: Fowzia Sharmeen Vice President: Jesse Gray Secretary: Amanda El Khoury Treasurer: Freddy Garcia We will soon be adding a contact page, and an “About the Board” page, in case you have any questions for our board or if you just wanna get to know the people in charge […]

New Officers

We are pleased to announce our new officers for the fall semester of 2014: President: Lily Thiemens Vice President: Lizette Hernandez Secretary: Naz Keynejad Treasurer: Rachelle Yousuf We also have a new member, Star Glover, who will look after the blog for us.  Be on the lookout for further updates!

Math Book Project –Beginnings

This past spring, my department offered the opportunity for me to work with Andrea Nemeth and Mark Schilling, each, like myself, faculty members at California State University Northridge (CSUN), on an experimental math textbook for a pre-statistics course at CSUN. I accepted the offer, as the project sounded creative and fun, and it came with […]

New MiniDoc: Telling Our Stories: A First-Year Students’ Panel on Literacy Narratives

4Humanities@CSUN proudly announces their new MiniDoc project: Telling Our Stories: A First-Year Students’ Panel on Literacy Narratives. (http://4humanities.org/2013/10/4humanities-minidoc-4/)  This MiniDoc features a session from the 2013 Associate Graduate Students of English conference (AGSE), comprised of four first-year students’ who each share their literacy narrative in a conference-style panel. These students, Valerie Mok, Sarah Villagra, Renee Miller […]

New MiniDoc: #toofew:THATcamp Feminisms Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

4Humanities@CSUN is pleased to showcase the event #toofew: THATcamp Feminisms Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in its newest MiniDoc production. The film features Dr. Jacque Wernimont, an Assistant Professor of English at Scripps College, who describes the mission behind this event as educating and training users to transform Wikipedia into an encyclopedia that “represents people of color, women, […]

Books For Africa MiniDoc

4Humanities@CSUN is pleased to introduce graduate student Naomi Carrington in it’s second MiniDoc presentation. In this short video, Carrington’s passion for literacy, diversity, and charity are exhibited as she discusses her project Books for Africa. Part of the charitable offerings of the organization Better World Books, this project allows a participant to send books to […]

New Officers!!!

4Humanities@CSUN has elected brand new officers for the Spring 2013 semester and 2013-2014 school year. We are so excited to have them on board, and their insight, energy, and creativity is a huge contribution to our cause! Below is a list of our new officers and current faculty supervisors: President: Melissa Filbeck, melissa.filbeck(at)googlemail.com Vice President: Hannah […]

The Camera is Here!

A little over a year ago, at the Digital Humanities conference at Stanford, I sat in on a luncheon speech by Dr. Alan Liu from UCSB where he put out a call to the attendees to start local chapters of his new organization, 4Humanities, at their universities. This organization advocates for humanities scholarship and research, […]

Current Projects

1.Undergraduate Digital Showcase/ First-Year Feature Project The CSUN College of Humanities offers several courses that facilitate the creation of digital projects by students, including the different levels of freshman writing that comprise the new Stretch curriculum. In order to provide public recognition for the exemplary work being done by CSUN students, the Center for the […]

Upcoming Events

Elections for 2012-2013 School Year Friday, May 4th 2-4pm JR 319