Homecoming Concert
Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women’s Chorale open the season with Wyant Morton conducting.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series: Cristina Villalobos
'Minority Serving Institutions'

Swenson Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences 101

In her talk, "Minority Serving Institutions: America's Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce," Cristina Villalobos discusses the contributions of MSIs to the workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and provides recommendations to expand effective practices beyond these institutions.

The Mystical Music & Dance of the Middle East
Artists and Speakers Series: Yuval Ron Ensemble

Samuelson Chapel

The Yuval Ron Ensemble unites the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism and the early Christian Church of the Middle East into a musical interfaith celebration.

History Lecture Series: Accommodation and Resistance

Lundring Events Center

This year’s lecture series, Accommodation and Resistance, focuses on the cultural conflicts that occur when two worldviews collide.

'The Candidate' (Uruguay, 2016)
Seventh International Film Festival

Richter Hall

This political comedy by actor/director Daniel Hendler is about the son of a wealthy businessman who decides to run for president.

One County, One Book: Cal Lutheran Faculty Panel Discussion
'The Library Book' by Susan Orlean

Lundring Events Center

University faculty and staff members discuss the themes of Susan Orlean’s The Library Book and the true inside story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.

The Innovative Vision of Poet Dana Gioia: American Poetry and Public Life
Artists and Speakers Series

Samuelson Chapel

Recent California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will read from and illuminate his award-winning poetry and discuss how community engagement in poetry and all the arts fosters a vibrant public sphere. The Cal Lutheran Choir will perform a musical setting of Gioia’s poem “Prayer” composed by Morten Lauridsen.

'The Wolves'
by Sarah DeLappe

Preus-Brandt Forum

Winner of the 2015 American Playwriting Foundation’s inaugural Relentless Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2017, The Wolves focuses on challenges for young women growing up in the 21st century.

Lucca Drake Aparicio Memorial Exhibit

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

This exhibit offers family, friends and the community the opportunity to view Lucca Drake Aparicio’s work and share memories of the young artist.

Día de los Muertos Social Justice Altars

Student Union

In commemoration of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, university students will construct altars to commemorate a social justice issue.