Academic Lectures 2013-2014

Archived Events

September 19, 2013
Immigration Reform: Hopes, Dreams, and Realities
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
PAU 216
Sponsored by: The International Studies Concentration

September 27, 2013
Information Session on Graduate Programs & Career Opportunities for Psychology-Minded Students
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ikeda 4th Floor Grand Reading Room
Sponsored by: Social & Behavioral Sciences Concentration

October 2, 2013
U.S. Constitution Day Annual Lecture: Constitutional Controversies
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
PAU 216
Sponsored by: Humanities Concentration

October 28, 2013
Vocal Master Class with Faith Rivera
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by: Creative Arts Program

November 4, 2013
Art as Experience: From John Dewey to Allan Kaprow and Siah Armajani
5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PAU 216
Sponsored by: Humanities Concentration

November 5, 2013
Wandering Through Language--Translation, Writing and the Future of Literature
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ikeda 4th Floor Grand Reading Room
Sponsored by: Writing Program and the Poets and Writers Foundation Grant

November 15, 2013

INTS Lecture: Intersections & Inequalities of Global Political Economy
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
PAU 216
Sponsored by: The International Studies Concentration

December 5, 2013
SUA Student Poetry Reading Event
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Ikeda 4th Floor Grand Reading Room
Sponsored by : The Writing Program

January 16, 2014
Culture of Peace: A Path to Self-Transformation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ikeda 4th Floor Grand Reading Room
Sponsored by : Academic Affairs

January 27, 2014
Global Citizenship - A Credible Pathway to Sustainable Peace
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pauling Hall 216
Sponsored by : The Luis and Linda Nieves Family Foundation

February 5, 2014
Remembering Wanda Coleman
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Writing Center
Sponsored by : Writing Center and Library

February 19, 2014
Rhetoric, Zionism, and Propaganda
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pauling Hall 216
Sponsored by : The Writing Program and The Writing Center

February 19, 2014
Slowind in Concert
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Soka Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by : The Creative Arts Program

February 24, 2014
Translating Chinese Medicine in the West: Language, Culture, and Practice
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Maathai Hall 207
Sponsored by : Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration

February 24, 2014
Black Power and Literature
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Student Affairs Lounge
Sponsored by : Humanities Concentration and Student Activities

February 28, 2014
Film Screening: "Garifuna in Peril"
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Box Theater
Sponsored by :  Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration, International Studies Concentration, and Studen Affair 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pauling 216

March 11, 2014
Africa Uprising! Popular Politics and Unarmed Resistance
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pauling 216

Sponsored by : International Studies Concentration

March 27, 2014
Deep Structure of Arts
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pauling Hall 216 
Sponsored by : Humanities Concentration

March 31, 2014
Housing Community Forum
8:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Pauling Hall 216
Sponsored by : Environmental Studies Concentration in conjunction with Community Relations

April 3, 2014
DARKMATTER Workshop and Performance
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pauling Hall 216
Sponsored by : Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration

April 4, 2014
Nonviolent Communication
Writing Center
Sponsored by : Writing Center

April 7, 2014
What It Really Means to Learn a Foreign Language in an Era of Globalization
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pauling 216
Sponsored by : Language and Culture Program

April 7, 2014
What is the Most Important Influence for a Child With a Development Disorder?
Noon- 1:00 pm
Maathai Hall 207
Sponsored by : Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration

April 8, 2014
Comparative Medical Systems Between Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine
Noon- 1:00 pm
Maathai Hall 207
Sponsored by : Math-Science

April 16, 2014
Talking Democracy: From Normalized Political Processes to Politicized Everyday Life in Post-Authoritarian Taiwan
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Pauling Hall 216
Sponsored by : International Studies Concentration

April 17, 2014
How to Watch a War
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gandhi Hall 209
Sponsored by : Humanities Concentration

April 21, 2014 
Master Vocal Class
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by : Creative Arts Program

April 21, 2014 
Green Urbanism: How do we get there? Where are we going?
Noon - 1:00 pm
Matthai Hall 207
Sponsored by : Environmental Studies Concentration

April 22, 2014 
Creating Forums for Peace for Global Citizenship: Daisaku Ikeda and the Toda Institute
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Pauling 216 
Sponsored by: Academic Affairs

April 24, 2014
In Celebration of National Poetry Month - A Poetry Reading with Katie Farris and IIya Kaminsky
7:30 pm -9:00 pm
Ikeda 4th Floor Grand Reading Room
Sponsored by: The Writing Program and Poets & Writers, INC. through a Grant from the James Irvine Foundation

April 30, 2014
Visualizing A Story of Cancer's Culture: What can graphic novels tell us about cancer care, greedy stories and the ethnographic method
Noon - 1:00 pm
Matthai Hall 207
Sponsored by: Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration