Arts, Lectures and Gatherings

Lectures and Discussions

A Republic If You Can Keep It
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Oxnard Center & Zoom PST

This class will look at the United States Constitution and answer questions such as: Was it designed to shape our politics and cope with crises? Can it provide understanding of how we have reached these political times and guide our future successfully?

Broadway Divas
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PST

In this course, we will talk about what makes a "Broadway diva." Join us as we watch and dissect some of the performances of Al Jolson, Ethel Merman, Carol Channing, Zero Mostel, Patti Lupone and many more.

Free Lecture: Profile of Ventura County Agriculture
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PST

Join Maureen McGuire, CEO of the Farm Bureau of Ventura County, to discuss the delicate balance between development, preserving agricultural land and the importance of sustainable growth.

Exploring Authenticity: Ancient Artifacts, Theft and Forgeries
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PST

We will look at the importance of ancient artifacts in our modern world as we develop an understanding of the legal and ethical consequences of art theft and forgery.

The Beatles in the Studio (Part 1)
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Lundring Events Center & Zoom PST

We will examine The Beatles’ recording career in the studio, with less of an emphasis on their cultural impact and their personal lives where it does not directly involve the composition or recording of songs from their repertoire.

History of Furniture and Ornamentation (Part 2)
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Zoom PST

This four-week course will cover furniture and ornamental styles, especially as related to architectural and interior symbolism and materials, from the French Empire period through the Midcentury Modern era. This course does not require having taken Part 1.

The Palace of Versailles: Its History, Art and Architecture
Fifty and Better Spring Session

Lundring Events Center & Zoom PST

We will look at the history and the causes for the Court's move away from Paris, the building of the palace of Versailles, some of the art that fills it as well as its evolution and legacy.

“Disability Advancing Access and Equity”
Disability Awareness Month Lecture Lunch

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Sandra Aldana, PhD, will lead a discussion about real-world, systemic-change efforts to include people of all abilities.

“Geisha Dreams, Love and Murder: The Life of Abe Sada”
History Lecture Series: Life’s Uncertain Outcomes: Choice and Chance in Historical Context

Lundring Events Center

“Life’s Uncertain Outcomes” is a history lecture series that considers people’s lived experiences and how historical circumstances and choices made by individuals and the decisions of others shaped the direction of their lives.

Lecturer: David Nelson, PhD

“The Buck Stops Here: Harry Truman’s Improbable Path to the Presidency”
History Lecture Series: Life’s Uncertain Outcomes: Choice and Chance in Historical Context

Lundring Events Center

“Life’s Uncertain Outcomes” is a history lecture series that considers people’s lived experiences and how historical circumstances and choices made by individuals and the decisions of others shaped the direction of their lives.

Lecturer: Chris Kimball, PhD.

Lecture Lunch: Human Trafficking: Understanding the Complexities, Indicators and Harms

Lundring Events Center

Join us for a lecture lunch with Helen Ahn Lim, PhD, and professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Cal Lutheran to discuss the complexities, harms and indicators of human trafficking.

Middle Eastern Film and TV Summit

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Cal Lutheran is proud to host the inaugural Middle Eastern Film and TV Summit.

“Heritage Language Teaching as Critical Language Arts: Talk and Workshop with Dr. Kim Potowski”

Lundring Events Center

In this workshop, Kim Potowski, PhD, will discuss how heritage speakers are increasingly common in Spanish classrooms around the U.S.

Getting Your Organization Ready For Strategic Planning

Zoom PDT

In this workshop, we will explore the critical questions nonprofit leaders should ask before beginning the strategic planning process and highlight the key steps organization’s should take to prepare themselves to launch an effective strategic planning initiative.

The event is from 9 to 11 a.m.

Cash Flow Projections 101

Zoom PDT

In this class, nonprofit leaders will learn how develop a cash projection spreadsheet that can be updated regularly to look for potential landmines.

The event is from 1 to 4 p.m.

Keys To Developing a Successful Strategic Plan For Your Nonprofit

Oxnard Campus

This workshop explores the transformational value of formalizing a strategic plan. The course interweaves case examples and exercises to give participants a practical understanding of how to apply their learning to situations in their organizations.

The event is from 9 a.m. to Noon.

Budgeting 101

Zoom PDT

Join us to learn how to build a budget for sound fiscal management for your nonprofit organization and use your budget to deal with multiple programs and multiple funding sources. Learn how to budget like a pro!

The event is from 9 a.m. to Noon.

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