Upcoming

Nordic Spirit Symposium
Vikings in America and First Contact

Samuelson Chapel

The Icelandic sagas tell of Norse voyages to Vinland around 1000 CE. A site at the northern tip of Newfoundland was confirmed in the 1960s by archaeologist Anne Stine and her explorer husband Helge Ingstad as a Norse site occupied around that year. Birgitta Wallace later collaborated in and extended the research. This symposium discusses the Newfoundland site, the location of Vinland, the Norse in Greenland, the prehistory/history of eastern Canada from 7000 BCE and the natives the Norse likely encountered.

Rotem Reshef: Time Traveler

Kwan Fong Gallery

A site-specific installation of interwoven scrolls by artist Rotem Reshef, Time Traveler highlights our interaction with and interpretation of the four seasons. This large-scale installation is curated by Sagi Rafael.

Siona Benjamin: Blue Like Me

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Indian-born U.S. artist Siona Benjamin works in a visual language that conveys her transcultural, transnational view of the world. She will present an artist talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Lundring Events Center and a painting workshop from 2:15 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in William Rolland Art Center, room 213.

Harold Stoner Clark Lectures: Shannon Vallor
Humanizing Machines: AI, Ethics and the Future

Samuelson Chapel

Artificial intelligence poses profound ethical questions for humanity’s future. What will a world filled with intelligent machines mean for the human family? Shannon Vallor is the William J. Rewak, S.J. Professor of Philosophy at Santa Clara University, where she researches the ethics of emerging technologies.

Faculty Recital: Evening of Chamber Music

Samuelson Chapel

CLU music faculty members GaHyun Cho (violin), Eric Kinsley (piano), Yoshika Masuda (cello) and Melissa Phelps (viola) are joined by distinguished guest artist Ken Aiso (violin).

'Ain't I a Woman!' - A Celebration of African-American Women
Artists and Speakers Series: Core Ensemble

Samuelson Chapel

In honor of Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), the Core Ensemble performs a work in its own unique chamber theater format.

Reasoning Together: Interreligious Commitment and the Lutheran Church

Lundring Events Center

In 1991, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the church with which Cal Lutheran is affiliated, adopted a “Declaration of Ecumenical Commitment: A Policy Statement of the ELCA” to express how it would strive toward unity among Christian churches for the blessing of humankind. Attendees will learn about what is at stake for the ELCA in adopting the statement, provide feedback and consider how to be good neighbors and friends.

Capstone 10-Minute Play Festival

Black Box Studio Theatre

Seniors from the Capstone class produce and direct a one-act festival. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11.

Faculty Recital: Eric Kinsley
Point and Counterpoint

Samuelson Chapel

Faculty member Eric Kinsley performs music for organ, piano and harpsichord utilizing advanced counterpoint composition.

Franzen Organ Recital Series: David Cherwien

Samuelson Chapel

As part of the 2017-2018 Orvil and Gloria Franzen Organ Recital Series and in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, David Cherwien leads an interactive hymn sing festival.

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