Cultural Events

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

This exhibit presents a variety of beautiful maps and ways of reading them, along with objects from the times of their creation.

Moving from 'Hispanic-Serving' to Culturally Sustaining: A Research-based Approach
Marcos Pizarro

Richter Hall

In this lecture, Marcos Pizarro offers reflections and research findings to aid Cal Lutheran, now a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, in pursuit of its strategic priority of greater inclusion.

Pyrometric: Earth and Ash in the Anthropecene

Kwan Fong Gallery

Pyrometric investigates fire and wildfires through the lenses of art and ecology, highlighting human contributions to recurring natural processes that are at once destructive and transformative.

Founders Day Convocation
Jimmy Sweeden '15, speaker

Samuelson Chapel

Each fall, the Cal Lutheran community, alumni and friends gather to celebrate the university’s founding at this festive convocation.

Facts, Frauds and Fictions: Mapping the Top of the World
Ernst F. Tonsing

William Rolland Art Center, Room 212

Cal Lutheran professor emeritus Ernst F. Tonsing will speak about his collection of maps and how early map-makers sometimes got their maps right, sometimes wrong and sometimes very wrong.

Founders Day Concert
University String Symphony & University Wind Ensemble

Samuelson Chapel

The University String Symphony and University Wind Ensemble celebrate homecoming with the annual Founders Day Concert.

15th Annual Student Research Symposium

Lundring Events Center; Soiland Recreation Center

Cal Lutheran celebrates the scholarly work of top undergraduates at this annual event.

Homecoming Concert
Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women’s Chorale open the season with one of their hallmark concerts.

University Lecture Series
A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE

Lundring Events Center

In this series of lectures, with three more to come in the spring of 2019, Cal Lutheran professors explore what life was like a millennium ago, that is, in about 1000 CE.

Día de los Muertos

Ullman Commons back patio

Join the Cal Lutheran community and the Latin American Student Organization in honoring the lives of our deceased loved ones from 5 to 7:30 p.m.