Arts, Lectures, and Gatherings

Cultural Events

Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival Celebrations

Thousand Oaks campus

The Center for Global Engagement will host activities to celebrate Lunar New Year.

Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Adan Fernández

Samuelson Chapel

Join us for a 30-minute organ concert of Baroque music from composers such as Bach, Buxtehude, Telemann, Pachelbel and more presented by university organist Adan Fernández.

“Unholy Alliances: Labor, Sex Work and Garveyism in the Dutch Caribbean”
Margo Groenewoud, PhD

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Margo Groenewoud, PhD, is a Dutch Caribbean lecturer who talks about interactions between the Dutch and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean were mostly centered on business transactions and labor migrations, resulting in various forms of cultural exchange.

Nordic Spirit Symposium
"Scandinavian Design: Simple and Beautiful"

Samuelson Chapel

After two years of taking place online, the 2023 symposium will be an in-person event that will feature talks on Scandinavian design, with topics ranging from contemporary architecture to furniture and ceramics.

Trio Mosaic

Samuelson Chapel

Cal Lutheran faculty member Yoshika Masuda, cello, will be joined by MacArthur Fellow Vijay Gupta, violin, and Concert Artists Guild winner Dominic Cheli, piano, for an eclectic program of musical trios.

“A Discussion of Undocumented Black Students”
Felecia Russell, EdD

Swenson Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences

Felecia Russell, EdD, director of undergraduate admission at Cal Lutheran, conducted a qualitative study that explored the experiences of 15 undocumented Black college students. 

“Gender/ed Justice: Feminism in War and Peace”
Lecture

Lundring Events Center

Barbara Molony, PhD, will consider Japanese suffragists and World War II Japan’s “comfort women.” Japanese feminists, including activists, writers, members of transnational peace movements, and others who emphasized women's inherent maternal goodness and opposition to gendered violence, had ambivalent or negative attitudes toward Japanese wartime aggression in Asia in the early 1930s.

Community Scholars for Black Lives Fellowship Program Mixer

Student Union

Join us for an afternoon mixer highlighting this year’s Community Scholars for Black Lives Fellowship Program. Students will present a summary of their research projects and program goals.

“The Power of Education and Life-Changing Experiences Behind Prison Walls”
College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Lundring Events Center

Lori Pompa, founder and executive director of The Inside-Out Center at Temple University, along with justice-impacted trainers (formerly incarcerated), will discuss the power of education behind prison walls and share their inspiring life stories.

Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Adan Fernández

Samuelson Chapel

Join us for a 30-minute organ concert of Baroque music from composers such as Bach, Buxtehude, Telemann, Pachelbel and more presented by university organist Adan Fernández.

 

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