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Lectures and Discussions

Our Fragile Selves: Neurodegeneration Across the Nervous System and How it Affects Daily Life
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

During this lecture we will learn about some of the most life altering neurodegenerative disorders, what happens to the nervous system, and explore new therapeutics for these disorders.

Managing Your Presence: Showing Up Strong
Forward Together Webinar Series

Zoom PST

Join us for a presentation and Q&A with Cal Lutheran alumnus Paul Rosenberg, award-winning and sought-after leadership coach, business developer and speaker.

Indigenous Space Fireside Chat
Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Join us to discuss ideas for Cal Lutheran’s Indigenous Peoples’ Space and future initiatives in support of our local Indigenous communities.

History Lecture Series: “Japan’s Schindler: Sugihara Chiune and the Power of the Visa”
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 third lecture in the series, associate professor of history David Nelson, PhD, will discuss Sugihara Chiune (1900-86), the only Japanese national to be honored by Israel as one of the “Righteous Among the Nations.”

Thomas Cole: The ‘American’ Painter and “The Course of Empire”
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

Together, we will analyze the paintings of Cole and investigate their continuing impact and meaning to us today in the 21st century.

From Segregated Radio to Top 40: Rock's Amazing Journey 1955-1965 (Parts 1 & 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

This two-part lecture will explore the reluctance of any genre to actually “crossover” to another as well as the societal changes and tastes of the public that ultimately led to change.

Europe and the War in Ukraine
MPPA Policy Talks Series

Samuelson Chapel

Join us for a discussion with Michael Postl, PhD, the Austrian consul general in Los Angeles, to learn about the European response to the crisis in Ukraine from an Austrian perspective.

Cyberterrorism: What is it and How Can it Affect US Citizens?
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

In this lecture, we will explore the world of cyberterrorism and answer frequently asked questions including how to defend yourself.

Stories Behind Classic Christmas Songs
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

Join us to hear fascinating stories behind many of our most beloved Christmas songs, both traditional and secular, and the people who wrote them.

History Lecture Series: “Making the World Safe for Democracy: World War I?”
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 fourth lecture in the series, Michaela Reaves, PhD, will discuss how ideas about democracy around the world have become accepted as “fact” due to cultural memory in all its guises.

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