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Upcoming Alumni Events

Impossible Dreams, Improbable Deeds — Columbus: Discovery and Initial Encounter
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

Christopher Columbus was not out to prove the world is round; he was led back to Spain in chains after his third voyage and died embittered, broken and disappointed.

The History of Genocide (Parts 1 and 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

What is the difference between physical genocide and cultural genocide? This course will spend time examining the history of the term and consider multiple case studies both both ancient and modern centuries.

"The Happiest Place on Earth" a History of American Amusement Parks (Parts 1 and 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT

During these two lectures, explore the evolution of public amusement in North America, from the earliest fairs and carnivals to the development of roller coasters and "themed" attractions, and discover how the impulse for fun and escape shapes the nation's history. The lectures can be taken independently of each other.

The History, Architecture and Stories of Sunset Boulevard
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT

Los Angeles' iconic thoroughfare stretches 22 miles from Figueroa Street downtown to the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, it passes through some of the most historic and fascinating parts of our city. These are places with stories to tell.

The Art and Times of Edouard Manet
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

Although Edouard Manet is now viewed as a crucial and influential figure in the history of Modernism, during his life, much of his art was seen with controversy and derision.

How Does the Ethical Decisions We Make Impact our Business and Personal Lives?
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT

In this lecture, we will explore new and interesting cases, helping to better understand business decisions affecting us as consumers, and how to make better ethical decisions in our daily lives and in our relationships with others.

Staging Shakespeare in the 21st Century: Is the work still relevant?
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT

The lecture will describe the influence Shakespeare has had through the centuries including the development of the English language, his contributions to what we think of as “the modern human,” and the importance of live theatre.

25th Annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival
"As You Like It"

Kingsmen Park

Fridays through Sundays at 8 p.m., July 1-3, July 8-10, July 15-17

One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, As You Like It delivers a wild romantic comedy that plays with gender roles, politics and nature.

Festival grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for pre-show picnicking and entertainment.

Water Quality and Distribution: An Application-Based Approach
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT

Using research-based applications and methods in the field of environmental chemistry, this lecture will explain water-related issues and their environmental and economic importance.

Palaces, Tombs, and Mosques: The Magnificent Archictecture of Mughal India
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

The Mughal Dynasty's reputation was derived from the iconic buildings the dynasty erected, the most famous of which is the Taj Mahal. In addition to creating a distinctive aesthetic, they were designed to enhance the political power of the rulers.

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