Traces: Revealing Secrets in Art and History

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Many works in collections have been altered by time or purposefully manipulated. This exhibit re-examines works of art to uncover what might be hiding in plain sight or just below the surface. Traces offers an inside look at the methods used to reveal the secrets of artworks, ranging from X-rays and infrared light to solvents that remove varnish. 

Garment Girl
by Jennifer Vanderpool

Kwan Fong Gallery

The Garment Girl exhibition developed from Jennifer Vanderpool’s immigrant grandmother’s reminiscences about working as a cook in a sweatshop in the Allegheny Mountains and her mother’s stories about sewing shirt collars to pay her college tuition.

Artist walk-through: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m.

History Lecture Series: A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE
'Courtiers, Warriors, and Rebellion,' David Nelson, PhD

Lundring Events Center

The 2018-19 History Lecture Series "A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE" resumes with Cal Lutheran history professor David Nelson discussing courtiers, warriors and rebellion.

Artist Lecture: Jennifer Vanderpool, 'Garment Girl'

William Rolland Art Center, Room 213

Jennifer Vanderpool speaks about the practice behind her exhibition Garment Girl, on display in the Kwan Fong Gallery. The exhibition interlaces matrilineal family stories of struggle with current labor activism, evoking questions about the global textile industry and the unseen garment workers sewing in sweatshops.

Lunchtime Organ Recital Series: Joseph Peeples

Samuelson Chapel

University organist Joseph Peeples will showcase the 2,109-pipe Borg Petersen Memorial Organ in 30-minute recitals on the first Friday of each month.

Faculty Recital: Heidi Vass
The Sacred and the Sublime

Samuelson Chapel

Heidi Vass, soprano, Eric Kinsley, piano, and guests perform a vocal recital.

A Conversation with Melina Abdullah

Samuelson Chapel

Melina Abdullah is a womanist scholar-activist who sees her role in the academy as intrinsically linked to struggles for the liberation of oppressed people. A professor and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles, Abdullah has been recognized as one of the 10 most influential Los Angeles leaders by LA Weekly.

"Thousand Oaks Reads" Book Panel
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon, by Robert Kurson

Lundring Events Center

Scholars discuss the historical context and the science behind the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 around the moon and back. Panelists include Cal Lutheran President Chris Kimball (History), Professor Mary Oksala (Physics) and Michael H. Gorn, a historian of aeronautics.

Book Release Party: Jacqueline Lyons

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

A celebration of CLU English professor Jacqueline Lyons’ new book of poetry, Adorable Airport.

Nordic Spirit Symposium
Vikings, Sagas and Runestones: New Findings Change History

Multiple locations on Thousand Oaks campus

The Nordic Spirit Symposium begins Friday evening and runs through Saturday evening.