Lectures and Discussions

History Lecture Series: A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE
'Courtiers, Warriors, and Rebellion,' David Nelson, PhD

Lundring Events Center

The 2018-19 History Lecture Series "A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE" resumes with Cal Lutheran history professor David Nelson discussing courtiers, warriors and rebellion.

Artist Lecture: Jennifer Vanderpool, 'Garment Girl'

William Rolland Art Center, Room 213

Jennifer Vanderpool speaks about the practice behind her exhibition Garment Girl, on display in the Kwan Fong Gallery. The exhibition interlaces matrilineal family stories of struggle with current labor activism, evoking questions about the global textile industry and the unseen garment workers sewing in sweatshops.

A Conversation with Melina Abdullah

Samuelson Chapel

Melina Abdullah is a womanist scholar-activist who sees her role in the academy as intrinsically linked to struggles for the liberation of oppressed people. A professor and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles, Abdullah has been recognized as one of the 10 most influential Los Angeles leaders by LA Weekly.

"Thousand Oaks Reads" Book Panel
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon, by Robert Kurson

Lundring Events Center

Scholars discuss the historical context and the science behind the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 around the moon and back. Panelists include Cal Lutheran President Chris Kimball (History), Professor Mary Oksala (Physics) and Michael H. Gorn, a historian of aeronautics.

Book Release Party: Jacqueline Lyons

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

A celebration of CLU English professor Jacqueline Lyons’ new book of poetry, Adorable Airport.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series
'Bad News, Good News, Real News, Fake News: Reporting during the Trump era of 'post-truth,' Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann

Lundring Events Center

Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann is an adjunct journalism professor at the College of Charleston, where she has taught courses on reporting, media writing, social media management and public relations since 2011.

History Lecture Series: A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE
'Artistic Representations: Manuscripts to Mosaics,' Christine Sellin, PhD

Lundring Events Center

The 2018-19 History Lecture Series "A Thousand and One Years Ago: 1000 CE" continues with Cal Lutheran art professor Christine Sellin discussing representations of art.

Artists and Speakers Series
The Great Wall of L.A.: Social and Public Art with Judith F. Baca

Preus-Brandt Forum

Judith F. Baca is a native Angeleno whose large-scale mural The Great Wall of Los Angeles is a cultural landmark.

Luther Lecture
Melting Glaciers, Climate-Justice, and the Desperate Need for a New Reformation

PLTS Berkeley Campus

Icelandic Lutheran theologian Rev. Dr. Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir offers theological reflection on the urgent issue of climate change, the impact of which is already felt around the world.

Eighth Annual Professional Development School Conference
Reimagining Equity in School-University Partnerships

Pepperdine University

This conference is especially suited for P-12 cooperating teachers, teaching credential program directors and faculty, deans and assistant deans, district administrators and principals, university field supervisors and teacher candidates.