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Are we ready to edit our children’s genes?
Nov 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Are we ready to edit our children’s genes?

Just ten years ago, questions about editing genomes of the next human generation were largely hypothetical. The prospect of erasing fatal or debilitating diseases was seen as a goal worth pursuing, even as some worried about the slippery slope of using this technology to create “designer babies.”

FREE TO ROCK: Documentary followed by panel discussion
Nov 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm

FREE TO ROCK: Documentary followed by panel discussion

FREE TO ROCK is a documentary film directed by 4-time Emmy winning filmmaker Jim Brown and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland. Join us for a film screening and panel discussion.

Mexico’s 2018 Elections: What is at Stake?
Nov 2, 2017 at 9:00 am

Mexico’s 2018 Elections: What is at Stake?

The half-day conference will address the significant challenges that Mexico’s electoral authority faces. Speakers will discuss crucial issues of campaign finance, re-election and the vote of Mexicans abroad.

Richard Somerville, Ph.D.  “How to Talk About Climate Change”
Nov 2, 2017 at 12:10 pm

Richard Somerville, Ph.D.  “How to Talk About Climate Change”

The presentation will provide “hints and resources for bridging the partisan divide and having a civil conversation about climate change with family, friends and colleagues.”

ArtPower presents Día de los Muertos Celebration
Nov 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Día de los Muertos Celebration

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with three exciting Chicano and Mexican bands—La Santa Cecilia, Mexrrissey, and Mariachi Flor de Toloache!

ArtPower presents Meccore String Quartet
Nov 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Meccore String Quartet

One of the best loved among ArtPower string quartets, known for their breathtaking performances, flawless technique, and visionary interpretations, the Meccore Quartet is one of Europe’s most compelling young ensembles.

The Chinese Typewriter and the Future of IT
Nov 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The Chinese Typewriter and the Future of IT

Stanford historian Tom Mullaney, in his new book “The Chinese Typewriter: A History,” tells the story of a fascinating series of experiments, prototypes, failures and successes in the century-long quest for a workable Chinese typewriter.

IAH Lecture: Against the Deportation Terror—Tracing the Roots of Immigrant Rights Activism
Nov 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

IAH Lecture: Against the Deportation Terror—Tracing the Roots of Immigrant Rights Activism

Join us for a special lecture and discussion featuring Dr. Rachel Buff and other special guests, as we explore the connections between immigrant rights advocacy during the Cold War and the recent national movement. Event is free & open to the public.

By More Than Providence: American Power in the Asia-Pacific
Nov 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm

By More Than Providence: American Power in the Asia-Pacific

In his latest book “By More Than Providence,” Green follows the development of U.S. strategic thinking toward East Asia, identifying recurring themes in American statecraft that reflect the nation’s political philosophy and material realities.

Inside Innovation: Brian Head
Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Brian Head

Inside Innovation is a presentation series featuring the latest innovative technologies developed by UC San Diego researchers. Get an inside look at what is happening in the labs, explore commercialization opportunities and inquire about licensing.

The Ethnopoetics of Shamanism
Nov 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm

The Ethnopoetics of Shamanism

The Ethnopoetics of Shamanism, a talk by Marcel de Lima Santos, Professor of Literatures in English, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Process Palooza
Nov 8, 2017 at 8:00 am

Process Palooza

Join us on November 8, 2017 at Process Palooza. A fun and inspiring day of activities and competition showcasing process improvement using Lean Six Sigma (LSS). This inaugural event is free and open to the entire UC Community.

Fall Quarterly Conversations in Global Health-Maternal and Child Health
Nov 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Fall Quarterly Conversations in Global Health-Maternal and Child Health

The UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health and the Global Forum are proud to bring you the “Quarterly Conversations in Global Health” series, an opportunity for the Global Health community to come together to discuss relevant issues in the field from an interdisciplinary perspective and increase community interaction at UC San Diego.

The Annual Robert C. Elliott Lecture—Dudley Andrew
Nov 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The Annual Robert C. Elliott Lecture—Dudley Andrew

The Elliott Memorial Lecture is presented annually by the UC San Diego Department of Literature, with the support of the Robert C. Elliott Memorial Fund, which was established at the time of Professor Elliott’s death in April 1981. A founding member of the Department of Literature, Robert Elliott authored The Power of Satire (1968), The Shape of Utopia (1970) and The Literary Persona (1982).

ArtPower presents Yemen Blues
Nov 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Yemen Blues

After having played more than 300 live shows in the last four years, Yemen Blues finally arrives to make its San Diego debut with a musical concept that resides at the crossroads of traditional Yemenite melodies and the world of funk, blues.

What of the Night?—Preview
Nov 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What of the Night?—Preview

Taking place over a 60-year span and following four individual family members through four linked plays, What of the Night? lifts the lid off societal oppression to expose the unstoppable humans within.

What of the Night?—Opening
Nov 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm

What of the Night?—Opening

Taking place over a 60-year span and following four individual family members through four linked plays, What of the Night? lifts the lid off societal oppression to expose the unstoppable humans within.

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
Nov 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The UC San Diego Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics. This months topic is on Race and Medicine.

The Green Cockatoo—Preview
Nov 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The Green Cockatoo—Preview

It’s July 14th, 1789, Paris. The city is in an uproar and the political/social life is on the very brink of enormous changes … changes that will effect the entire world from then on.

What of the Night?
Nov 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm

What of the Night?

Taking place over a 60-year span and following four individual family members through four linked plays, What of the Night? lifts the lid off societal oppression to expose the unstoppable humans within. View more dates and times »

Marc Zimmerman
Nov 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Marc Zimmerman

Bringing Aztlán and Borinquen to Chicago: Mexican and Puerto Rican Art and Literature in the City from 1968 to the Age of Trump

The Specter of Global China
Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The Specter of Global China

Ching Kwan Lee, professor of sociology at the UC Los Angeles in her new book “The Specter of Global China,” analyzes the peculiarity of outbound Chinese state capital by comparing it with global private capital in copper and construction in Zambia.

Lecture: Nations Against Empires: Nation-State Building in the Balkans
Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Lecture: Nations Against Empires: Nation-State Building in the Balkans

The lecture, featuring Dr. Christina Koulouri, will focus on major transformations in Southeastern Europe from the late 18th century to the Balkan Wars and First World War, that led to the demise of empires, and the reconfigured map of Europe.

ArtPower presents David Sedaris
Nov 16, 2017 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents David Sedaris

An ArtPower fan favorite for many years, best-selling author David Sedaris returns with the fresh writing, sardonic wit, and biting social critiques that have made him one of America’s preeminent humor writers.