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November 2017

CSR in the Age of Populism and Nationalism
Nov 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

CSR in the Age of Populism and Nationalism

Bennett Freeman, an expert in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), will share his thoughts on CSR in the age of populism and nationalism.

November 2017

Dia de los Muertos
Nov 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Dia de los Muertos

The Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies will be celebrating Día de los Muertos. Join us for altars, pan de muerto and Mexican hot chocolate, plus a Mariachi band!

November 2017

Dr. Marty Sereno from San Diego State University
Nov 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Marty Sereno from San Diego State University

Dr. Marty Sereno from San Diego State University, will be presenting on “It’s Maps All the Way Up (and Down).”

November 2017

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.”

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Apr 7, 2017–Dec 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Step into an 8-foot cube and become surrounded by video projections of single-celled marine organisms — called dinoflagellates — reacting to various stimulants such as the human heartbeat, music, water flow, and air pressure.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.”

November 2017

Climate Change and Religion
Nov 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Climate Change and Religion

Climate Change and Religion talks by Thomas J. Csordas, Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego and Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Professor of Buddhism and World Religions, University of San Diego.

November 2017

Tackling Malaria in South Asia
Nov 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Tackling Malaria in South Asia

Join a cross-departmental group of UC San Diego faculty Ethan Beir (Biology), Karthik Muralidharan (Economics) and Elizabeth Winzeler (Pediatrics) for a roundtable on ways to integrate genetics research with public policies to improve health in South Asia.

November 2017

Geisel After Dark: Student Success & Safety Information Fair
Nov 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Geisel After Dark: Student Success & Safety Information Fair

Stop by this information fair to learn how the Library’s various resources and services can help you succeed in college. You’ll also learn about student support groups on campus and how to ensure your safety while using the Library after dark.

November 2017

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!

November 2017

Native American Heritage Month Celebration
Nov 2, 2017–Nov 21, 2017 at 9:30 am

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Join us during the month of November to honor the heritage, culture, and traditions of Native Americans. The monthlong celebration will include a broad array of programs, including a kickoff luncheon, lectures, and film screenings.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Rob Thorsen Ensemble—UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2017

Bassist Rob Thorsen leads a group of Jazz Camp students. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Friends Ethnic Dinner: Springtime in Africa
Nov 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Friends Ethnic Dinner: Springtime in Africa

Join us for an exploration of the foods and culture of Africa at the Friends of the International Center Annual Ethnic Dinner/Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in the Great Hall at I-House. Please plan to arrive by 6:30 pm.

November 2017

Nov 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm

UC San Diego Public Tours: Highlighting Campus History, Art and Architecture

UC San Diego’s Visitors Tour Program offers free tours to local residents, new faculty and staff, first time visitors and the general public. View more dates and times »

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Nov 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Rob Thorsen Ensemble—UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2017

Bassist Rob Thorsen leads a group of Jazz Camp students. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Strategic Thinking for Managers
Nov 7, 2017 at 8:00 am

Strategic Thinking for Managers

The course will give managers, directors, and VPs the practical tools and working knowledge to develop strategic thinking and strategic behavior in their organizations.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

360 Degree Effectiveness
Nov 8, 2017 at 8:00 am

360 Degree Effectiveness

360-DEGREE EFFECTIVENESS is a crash course in building your positive impact at work.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Lecture: “The Neurobiology of Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C. Elegans,” Dr. Supriya Srinivasan
Nov 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Lecture: “The Neurobiology of Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C. Elegans,” Dr. Supriya Srinivasan

“The Neurobiology of Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C. Elegans” Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

November 2017

Situational Leadership
Nov 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Situational Leadership

Intended for: managers, supervisors, work leaders, team or project leaders

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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).

November 2017

“Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?” with Thomas Healy
Nov 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm

“Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?” with Thomas Healy

What is “free speech” and is it at risk on college campuses? Are violent demonstrations that shut down campus speakers and events a legitimate form of “counter-speech” or a chilling attempt to silence open debate and the free exchange of ideas?

November 2017

Coaching and Mentoring
Nov 9, 2017 at 8:00 am

Coaching and Mentoring

Participants will learn how to blend directive with reflective approaches to adjust to all levels of employee experience. Introduce yourself to the art of reflective coaching and reduce dependent and resistant behavior in those you lead and teach.

November 2017

Burke Lectureship
Nov 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Burke Lectureship

“Barking to the Choir: The Power of Kinship” By Father Gregory Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Drag Assemblages, Trans Performance Objects, and Reparative Objectification
Nov 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Drag Assemblages, Trans Performance Objects, and Reparative Objectification

Artist Young Joon Kwak will discuss her past and current projects in sculpture, video sound, performance art, and collaborations with her community that explore alternative ways of being bodies in relation to objects with open-ended functionality.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Tales Retold: Holocaust Survivors on Schindler’s List—With Jeffrey Shandler
Nov 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Tales Retold: Holocaust Survivors on Schindler’s List—With Jeffrey Shandler

Jeffrey Shandler, a professor in the department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University and a leading authority on Jewish culture past and present.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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 »

November 2017

Shakespeare and Religion
Nov 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Shakespeare and Religion

How might we understand William Shakespeare as an author who lived and wrote in the wake of a religious Reformation in Western Europe?

November 2017

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

November 2017

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.

November 2017

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.

November 2017

What of the Night?
Nov 16, 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 »

November 2017

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.

November 2017

Founders Day Celebration Cake Party
Nov 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Founders Day Celebration Cake Party

All members of the campus community are invited to celebrate UC San Diego’s 57 years of redefining conventional wisdom at a cake party Nov. 17 at noon near the Silent Tree on Library Walk.

November 2017

15th Annual Shannon Memorial Lecture
Nov 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm

15th Annual Shannon Memorial Lecture

Stanford professor David Tse, recipient of the 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award, will deliver the 15th annual Shannon Memorial Lecture hosted by CMRR, the Qualcomm Institute and its Information Theory and Applications Center (ITA).

November 2017

Nov 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Real-Life Newcomb Problems?

Invited speaker Professor R. A. Briggs on “Real-Life Newcomb Problems?”

November 2017

Nov 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Real-Life Newcomb Problems

Professor R. A. Briggs on “Real-Life Newcomb Problems.”

November 2017

What of the Night?
Nov 17, 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 »

November 2017

The Green Cockatoo—Opening
Nov 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm

The Green Cockatoo—Opening

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.

November 2017

ArtPower presents Malpaso Dance Company
Nov 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Malpaso Dance Company

For their San Diego debut, Malpaso will perform Indomitable Waltz, choreographed for the company by ArtPower alumna Aszure Barton; Ocaso by Osnel Delgado; and Why You Follow by Ron K. Brown.

November 2017

The Green Cockatoo
Nov 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Green Cockatoo

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. View more dates and times »

November 2017

What of the Night?
Nov 18, 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 »

November 2017

The Green Cockatoo
Nov 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm

The Green Cockatoo

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. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

UC San Diego Public Tours: Highlighting Campus History, Art and Architecture

UC San Diego’s Visitors Tour Program offers free tours to local residents, new faculty and staff, first time visitors and the general public. View more dates and times »

November 2017

The Green Cockatoo
Nov 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The Green Cockatoo

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. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Film Screening & Food Drive: A Place at the Table
Nov 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

Film Screening & Food Drive: A Place at the Table

50 million Americans—1 in 4 children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. A Place at the Table, a 2012 documentary film, tells the powerful stories of three Americans, and examines how you think about the hungry.

November 2017

The Green Cockatoo
Nov 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

The Green Cockatoo

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. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 21, 2017 at 10:00 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Annual Turkey Calling Show
Nov 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Annual Turkey Calling Show

This Library event has become a community tradition, with the Union-Tribune stating: “It’s just not Thanksgiving without this show.” All ages welcome at this music-filled, story-laden, turkey-calling gathering.

November 2017

Nov 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 26, 2017 at 8:00 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 27, 2017 at 3:00 am

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

UC San Diego Blood Drive, November 27-29, 2017
Nov 27, 2017–Nov 29, 2017 at 10:30 am

UC San Diego Blood Drive, November 27-29, 2017

BLOOD DONORS - Lives depend on it! Monday, November 27, 2017 Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bloodmobile on Library Walk

November 2017

Nov 28, 2017–Nov 29, 2017 at 12:00 am

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Nov 29, 2017 at 6:00 am

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Dr. Yingxi Lin from MIT
Nov 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Yingxi Lin from MIT

Dr. Yingxi Lin from MIT will be presenting on the “Learning-induced Synaptic Modulations During Contextual Memory Formation.”

November 2017

Nov 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On UCSD-TV tonight: Short Tales from the Mothership

An evening of short fantasy & science fiction stories. View more dates and times »

November 2017

Mint Exhibition
Nov 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Mint Exhibition

Mint features Visual Arts graduate students, alumni, and faculty. The show supported by Dean Kit Pogliano and the Graduate Division. Closing Reception, Thursday November 30, 3–5 PM at The Office of the Dean of the Graduate Division.

November 2017

SCABS Quarterly Meeting with Presentations—San Diego Cutaneous Biologists
Nov 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SCABS Quarterly Meeting with Presentations—San Diego Cutaneous Biologists

Two researchers (UC San Diego—Gallo Lab, and The Scripps Research Institute—Havran Lab) will present on topics of interest in the field of Cutaneous Biology (JAML-CAR, Cutaneous Tumorigenesis, Epigenetics, Inflammation, HDAC8 and HDAC).