Lectures and Discussions

'Museums Are Not Neutral' Workshop

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

This open roundtable discussion will begin with a short presentation on the themes of colonial roots in museum spaces.

Conversations with Gary Sinise

Preus-Brandt Forum

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents an evening with actor Gary Sinise.

Facing Down Climate Despair
Anxiety, Grief, and Action in the Age of Crisis

Samuelson Chapel

The climate crisis is here and it is overwhelming. Join us for a lecture and discussion on climate anxiety and building resilience with Jennifer Atkinson, PhD.

History Lecture Series: Accommodation and Resistance

Lundring Events Center

The final three lectures of the 2019-2020 series focus on the reaction of the Maasai to European colonialism in Africa, Korea’s struggles against colonization by its Asian neighbors, and U.S. domestic resistance to the Vietnam War.

Paths to Professionalism
Find your path to career success

Lundring Events Center

Join us and get answers to your career questions from a panel of distinguished professionals and prepare for the Career and Intern Expo following this event. Learn more...

Thousand Oaks Reads: One City, One Book – Cal Lutheran Faculty Panel Discussion
'The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees' by Meredith May

Lundring Events Center

Thousand Oaks Reads is a citywide literary event and series of activities encouraging community members to read and discuss the same book. Copies of the book are available at both Thousand Oaks library branches.


Captivate, Activate, and Invigorate the Student Brain in Science and Math
John Almarode

Lundring Events Center

This workshop examines the “must have” ingredients for maximum engagement in science classrooms. 

Poet and Spoken Word Performance by Amal Kassir

Samuelson Chapel

Amal Kassir's fiery spoken word poetry and storytelling are the result of her experiences growing up in two seemingly opposing worlds: her home in Denver and her grandmother's farm in Syria.

Why the Chaplain Cursed: Encountering the Holocaust

Overton Hall

Ernst F. Tonsing, Cal Lutheran professor emeritus of religion and Greek, discusses his father's experience with the Nordhausen death camp, the unpublished photographs he took, and the emotional consequences of his encounter with the Holocaust.

SCPDS Ninth Annual Conference
Leading Through Partnerships: A Vision for 2020 and Beyond

Gilbert Arena

Friday conference, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday conference, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Light breakfast and lunch included.