Arts, Lectures, and Gatherings

Featured Events

Invisible Histories: Storytelling, Memories and Race in the United States
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PDT

Each session in this course explores an invisible history of marginalized communities in the United States through research, storytelling and visuals.

Roman Gardens
Fifty and Better Spring Session

In-Person at the Oxnard Center and Zoom PDT

Learn about the plants and garden design of the ancient Romans.

You Got the Grant! Now What?

Oxnard Campus

This class is designed to help you successfully manage life after the grant including how to understand the grant relationship, managing the grant process, tips for engaging the funder and reporting on the grant and preparing for the next one.

Art and Restitution and the Aftermath of WWII
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PDT

These four lectures will examine generations of leading collectors, their families and the art they held.

Religion and Genocide
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PDT

This course explores the relationships between genocide and religion in both its institutional and theological frameworks.

Reclaiming Our Hidden History
AAPI Heritage Month

Swenson Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences 119

Join us for a talk featuring Miko Lee, an activist, storyteller and educator who believes in the power of story to amplify voices.

“A Path Forward: Climate Change & Indigenous Land Stewardship”
Nicholas Hummingbird 

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Join guest speaker Nicholas Hummingbird to learn about the critical role of Indigenous peoples in environmental justice, and everyone’s role and responsibility in caring for the Earth.

History Lecture Series: “Hear Me Roar: Powerful, Violent Women of the Renaissance”
Flipping the Script: Unexpected Moments that Time Forgot

Lundring Events Center

“Flipping the Script” is a history lecture series that highlights people, groups or events in world history that are typically ignored or considered irrelevant in mainstream cultural narratives.

For the final lecture of the series, Samuel Claussen, PhD, will discuss several Renaissance women who wielded power as effectively as their male counterparts.

CLU String Symphony
Andrew Towsey-Grishaw, conductor

Samuelson Chapel

Join us for works composed by masters of the string orchestra genre including Gerald Finzi, Maurice Ravel, Ralph Vaughan Williams and more.

Opening reception: Intertwined

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Join this year’s graduating senior artists for the opening reception of Intertwined, which runs from April 21 through May 11.