Academic Lectures 2016-2017

Archived Events 

October 3, 2016

Third Annual Dialogue on the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence: Global Citizenship and the Culture of Peace

4:45-6:15 p.m. / Pauling 216

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Luis and Linda Nieves Family Foundation

October 5, 2016

The Value of Theoretical Thinking

5:00-6:30 p.m. / Maathai 207

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies Concentration

October 6, 2016

Documentary Screening | The Roots Awaken 

6:30-8:30 p.m. / Pauling 216

Sponsored by Soka University of America Humanities and International Studies Concentrations

 

October 26, 2016

Interrogating Heteronormativity: Queer Subjects Negotiating Family & Femininity in Lebanon

6:00-7:30 p.m. / Pauling 216

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies, and Social Behavioral Sciences Concentrations

 

November 3, 2017

Video Art: Contest of Illusion and Materiality

4:30-5:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America Humanities Concentration

 

November 12, 2016

The 5th SUA Music Faculty Recital

4:00-6:30 p.m. / Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Concentration

 

November 16, 2016

NATO and Institutional Learning

5:00-6:30 p.m. / Maathai 207

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies Concentration

 

December 5th, 6th & 8th, 2016

Fall Student Recitals

December 9th: 30th SUA Student Recital

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Program

 

December 7, 2016

Research to Grasp Art, Art to Grasp Research

5:00-6:30 p.m. / Maathai 207

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Humanities Concentration

 

December 9, 2016

30th SUA Student Recital

8:00 p.m. / Soka Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Concertation

 

January 25, 2017

Open House with Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury | A Culture of Peace

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. / Student Affairs Lobby

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Academic Affairs

February 27, 2017

Dr. Dee Aker presents, “Strategic Peacebuilding Perspectives: Illustrated Through Stories of Nepal’s Conflict Transformations”

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies Concentration

 

February 28, 2017

Arvid Krüger presents, “European Urban Renewal Policy Facing Contemporary Spatial Developments”

1:00 – 2:30 p.m./ Pauling Hall

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Environmental Studies Concentration

 

March 8, 2017

Dr. Ana Muñiz presents, “Sanctuary in the Age of ‘Crimmigration’:Gang Databases and Joint Immigration Enforcement”

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. / Pauling Hall

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies and Humanities Concentrations

 

March 15, 2017

Dr. Neil Hertz presents, “Pastoral in Palestine”

6:00 p.m. / Gandhi Hall 209

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Humanities Concentration

 

March 28, 2017

A Poetry Reading with Safiya Sinclair (Part of National Poetry Month)

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Writing Program and in part by Poets & Writers through grants it has received from The James C. Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations

 

April 3, 2017

Dr. Jonathan Wills presents, “Environmental Management in the Shetland Islands”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. / Student Affairs Lobby

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Environmental Studies Concentration

 

April 4, 2017

A Poetry Reading with Dexter L. Booth (Part of National Poetry Month)

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Writing Program and in part by Poets & Writers through grants it has received from The James C. Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations

 

April 14, 2017

Dr. Christopher Key Chapple presents, “Environmental Philosophy in Cross-Cultural Perspective”

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Core 2 Class The Enduring Questions of Humanity in Contemporary Contexts.

 

April 20, 2017

A Poetry Reading with Vanessa Angélica Villarreal

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. / Ikeda Grand Reading Room

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Writing Program and in part by Poets & Writers through grants it has received from The James Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations

 

April 21, 2017

Ambassador Sallama Shaker presents, “The Challenges in a Global Era”

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. / Pauling Hall 216

Sponsored by Soka University of America, International Studies Concentration

May 4, 2017

Wanna Prayukvong presents, “Buddhist Economics Approach to Social Entrepreneurship”

4:45 – 6:30 p.m. / Gandhi Hall 209

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Economics Faculty and SUA Bridges 2 Business

 

May 8, 9, 10, 15, 2017

Student Spring Recitals

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Program

 

 

May 11, 2017

Dance Recital: Progression: Students in Progress

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. / Black Box Theater

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Program

 

 

May 12, 2017

31st SUA Student Recital

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. / Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Program

 

May 22, 2017

Mikey Plays for ‘17

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. / Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by Soka University of America, Creative Arts Program