Lectures and Discussions

Alternative Communication Social

Spies-Bornemann Center

Join us for fun games and activities for individuals who use letter boards and keyboards to communicate! Students and communication partners can practice their communication skills in a supportive environment. 

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.

The New History of American Slaveries
Christina Snyder

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

American slavery began long before Europeans arrived in the New World. Christina Snyder, the McCabe Greer Professor of History at Penn State University, studies the intersections of colonialism, race and slavery, with a focus on North America from the pre-contact era through the 19th century.

Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Lundring Events Center

The Entrepreneur Speakers Series provides an energetic environment where like-minded and passionate people come together to share their ideas and build relationships.   

Fake News, Real Blues
Russell Contreras

Lundring Events Center

AP reporter Russell Contreras discusses how changing technologies and a lack of diversity in newsrooms are hurting media coverage of Latinos and people of color.

Open Educational Resources and Intellus

Hum 114

Have you considered using Open Educational Resources (OER) to decrease the cost of textbooks for your students? Learn about the larger OER movement, resources that are out there, and Intellus, an inexpensive system that works seamlessly with an institution’s LMS to enable faculty to find, assign and measure students’ engagement with high-quality OER and academic library content.

Visual Culture of the African Diaspora
Lecture by Halima Taha

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Author will present a talk on the work of Nsenga Knight in the context of the canon of African American art work.

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.

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.

Women In Music

A panel of prominent women in the music industry will discuss their diverse careers as well as their views on the changing face of the music industry.