Lectures and Discussions

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.

Women in Music: Making Change Happen

Preus-Brandt Forum

Prominent women in the music industry discuss their diverse careers and share views on the changing face of the industry and the growing presence of women in leading roles.

Spiritual Bodies: A Lecture with Carlton Wilkinson

Overton Hall

In this lecture, Carlton Wilkinson uncovers the depth and meaning of Spiritual Bodies, his collection of evocative photographs on display at the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture.

Harold Stoner Clark Lectures
'The Metaphysical Problem in Race Theory,' Quayshawn Spencer

Samuelson Chapel

Harold Stoner Clark lectures by Quayshawn Spencer: 11:10 a.m., "When Population Genetics Meets the Metaphysics of Race"; 4 p.m., "A Radical Solution to the Race Problem."

The Death of Civility: On the Birth of Interreligious Rituals of Resistance
Najeeba Syeed

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

In this lecture, Najeeba Syeed offers a history of the use of appeals to civility to limit dissenting voices, and case studies in which Los Angeles faith leaders, responding to state violence, have developed interfaith rituals to challenge the detention of migrants.

Paths to Professionalism
Find your path to career success

Lundring Events Center

Join a distinguished panel of professionals to learn about what defines you as a professional, challenges of the business environment, and first impressions.

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 middle and high school 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.

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.