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Pictures on Stone: Rock Art in the Paleolithic and Ancient World
Fifty and Better Fall Session

Zoom PDT

This course explores the fascinating past worlds depicted in rock art, including traditions of pictographs (rock paintings) and petroglyphs (rock engravings) around the world from the earliest paleolithic traditions.

Law & Order: The History of American Policing and Prisons, 1776-present
Fifty and Better Fall Session

Zoom PDT

From the “workhouses” of the Colonial period to the chain gangs of the 19th century, this course will examine that history, demonstrating how ideas and practices around punishment, reform and abolition have evolved over time.

Holidays Under Fire: The Battle Over American Holidays & Historical Memory
Fifty and Better Fall Session

Zoom PDT

Protest and public outcry over national holidays have become commonplace in contemporary American society. Yet public outcry, both for and against specific holidays, is not new.

Vincent van Gogh and His Influences
Fifty and Better Fall Session

Zoom PDT

In just a 10-year span as an artist, Vincent van Gogh had an immense and prolific output. While developing a distinct and individual style, van Gogh also learned from and embraced many different influences.

Architectural Oddities: A Look at Non-Conventional Architecture
Fifty and Better Fall Session

Zoom PDT

This course will explore structures set against the backdrop of the societies in which they existed, the construction methods used, the patrons for whom these structures were constructed, and the notions of the builders and architects who created them.

Grading for Equity
Project CHESS Faculty Book Discussion

Zoom

The fall 2021 book discussion group meets via Zoom to share perspectives on Grading For Equity by Joe Feldman. All Cal Lutheran and Moorpark College faculty are welcomed. Sponsored by Project CHESS (Collaborative for Hispanics in Higher Education & Student Success).

MPPA Capstone Project Presentation

Zoom PDT

MPPA students will present their project, Data Analysis of Ventura County Planning Department Survey on Sea Level Rise.

Why you should consider using a trust company to manage your assets
Next Gen Mentoring Forum

Zoom Webinar PDT

Chia-Li Chien, PhD, will interview Eric W. Cosentino, CTFA, about “Why you should consider using a trust company to manage your assets.”

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Westlake Center

Join us for a dedication ceremony and entrepreneur keynote speaker Laura Moreno.

The Bald Soprano
Student-directed play

Black Box Theatre

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco will be directed by student Grace Phenicie.

Swenson Science Center Dedication

Swenson Science Center entrance

Join us for a special dedication ceremony of the Swenson Science Center. The building will be open for self-guided tours following the ceremony.

Homecoming Student Showcase
Cal Lutheran Student Ensembles

Samuelson Chapel

An eclectic array of solo and chamber performances by Cal Lutheran student ensembles will be conducted by Yoshika Masuda and Michael Hart.

In-Person Artists’ Reception for Escapism: Senior Art Exhibit 2021

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Cal Lutheran presents the artists’ reception of Escapism, a collection of artwork from the Visual Arts Department’s senior class of 2021.

Homecoming Concert
Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choir and Women’s Chorale will open the season with one of their hallmark concerts featuring a program of exciting and innovative contemporary choral music.

Re-working the CLU syllabus for inclusive excellence
Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series

Spies-Bornemann Center

The Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a four-session Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series.

Founders Day Convocation

Samuelson Chapel

Each fall the university community gathers to celebrate the timely mission of the university and marks the occasion with a festive convocation.

CANCELED: Faculty Recital
Dana Rouse, mezzo-soprano

Samuelson Chapel

Dana Rouse and friends present “An Evening of Chamber Music.”

Changing Your Financial Behaviors Through Stories
Next Gen Mentoring Forum

Zoom PDT

Chia-Li Chien, PhD, will interview Jake Cousineau, author of How to Adult: Personal Finance for the Real World.

Artists and Speakers Series: Bridge of Spies
Film screening and commentary with Francis Gary Powers Jr.

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

A behind-the-scenes look at the 2015 historical film, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, about the release of a U.S. Air Force pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960.

Franzen Organ Recital
Jaebon Hwang

Samuelson Chapel

Featuring Jaebon Hwang, organist and interim director of music ministries at First United Methodist Church of San Diego.

Signs Along the Way
Weekend discernment retreat

PLTS campus in Berkeley, CA

Deciding whether seminary education is right for you? Join us for Signs Along the Way, a weekend discernment retreat at PLTS.

Bach Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Adan Fernandez

Samuelson Chapel

Featuring the music of Bach, Buxtehude, Telemann and Pachelbel

Re-working the CLU syllabus for inclusive excellence
Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series

Spies-Bornemann Center

The Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a four-session Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series.

Contagion! “The Seven Deadly Cholera Pandemics”
History Lecture Series

Lundring Events Center

David Livingstone, PhD, will address seven cholera epidemics in the 19th century.

John Proctor Is the Villain
Mainstage Production

Preus-Brandt Forum

Amongst the #MeToo movement, this challenging modern play by Kimberly Belflower empowers its young characters and provides a message of hope.

Wind Ensemble and String Symphony Concert
Michael Hart and Yoshika Masuda, conductors

Samuelson Chapel

Come hear the majesty and grandeur of symphonic music.

Areté Vocal Ensemble
Together at Last

Samuelson Chapel

Areté returns to the stage for its 13th season, which promises to be the most interesting and eclectic yet.

Data Science in the World
TechTalk Speaker Series

Zoom PST

Jeremy Greene, vice president and head of data science at Retina AI, will discuss careers in the field and what makes a good data scientist. Greene will talk through real-world case studies on how data science interfaces with departments within an organization.

Christmas Festival Concerts
"Hope"

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles and University String Symphony combine forces to present the annual Christmas Festival Concerts.

2021 Susan Greiser Price Arts and Learning Symposium
"Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum"

Zoom PST

Keynote speaker Libya Doman will help educators reflect upon the barriers that restrict access to arts learning and provide strategies for equitable arts integration.

Bach Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Presented by university organist Adan Fernandez

Samuelson Chapel

This concert will feature the music of Bach, Buxtehude, Telemann and Pachelbel.

Re-working the CLU syllabus for inclusive excellence
Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series

Spies-Bornemann Center

The Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a four-session Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence Collaborative Learning Lunch Series.

Contagion! “Bubonic Plague in 19th Century China”
History Lecture Series

Lundring Events Center

David Nelson, PhD, will address the 19th century outbreak of bubonic plague in China.

 

Jazz Collective
Uziel Colón, conductor

Preus-Brandt Forum

Student performers in the Jazz Ensemble will play standards and modern classics.

 

Mariachi Ensemble Concert
Rocio Marrón, conductor

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Mariachi Ensemble will perform classic songs from the mariachi repertoire.

 

Luther in California!

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California

The 14th International Congress for Luther Research will meet Aug. 14-19, 2022, at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. This academic congress has met since 1956, and this time will be hosted in California.

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