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February 2018

The Republican Crackup and the Future of Presidential Politics
Feb 1, 2018 at 12:10 pm

The Republican Crackup and the Future of Presidential Politics

Dr. Samuel L. Popkin, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Political Science/Recall Professor, presents a noontime lecture to Oceanids Sounding Board at the Faculty Club.

February 2018

Go Red for Women
Feb 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Go Red for Women

Join UC San Diego Health as we illuminate Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center red for National Heart Month. Let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke, and improve the health of women in our communities.

February 2018

Feb 6, 2018–Mar 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm

The Cake

Written by Bekah Brunstetter and directed by Casey Stangl, the play explores into a story where the character Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina hometown.

February 2018

North Korea’s Nuclear Program: From an Intelligence Perspective
Feb 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm

North Korea’s Nuclear Program: From an Intelligence Perspective

Join us as Torrey Froscher, who served in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Intelligence for 35 years with a particular focus on proliferation, will discuss how the intelligence community played a critical role all along the way.

February 2018

Should we ask terminally ill patients infected with HIV to donate their bodies to science?
Feb 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Should we ask terminally ill patients infected with HIV to donate their bodies to science?

The Last Gift study aims to understand where and how HIV hides in the human body when a person with HIV is taking HIV medications.

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun—Preview
Feb 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

A Raisin in the Sun—Preview

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned.

February 2018

Feb 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Advances in Epilepsy Diagnostics and Treatment

Experts from the region’s only Level 4 Epilepsy Center will share the latest information on epilepsy diagnosis and treatment, including advances in medical therapies, new drugs and clinical trials, and surgical procedures such as laser ablation.

February 2018

Rethinking the War on Drugs and U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation
Feb 9, 2018 at 9:00 am

Rethinking the War on Drugs and U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

Join us for an international conference to examine Mexico’s security challenges, evaluate the status of current U.S.-Mexico security cooperation and propose practical solutions for policymakers in the U.S. and Mexico.

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun—Opening
Feb 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun—Opening

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned.

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun
Feb 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A Raisin in the Sun

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Friends of the International Center Australia-Themed Ethnic Dinner
Feb 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Friends of the International Center Australia-Themed Ethnic Dinner

Celebrate Australia Day with a didgeridoo performance, illustrated talks on Australia, and a gourmet Australian meal with proceeds supporting academic scholarships supporting international education. Sponsored by Friends of the International Center.

February 2018

Mahler and a Premier
Feb 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Mahler and a Premier

LJS&C performs Gustav Mahler’s “4th Symphony” with soprano. Next is the premier of “Alone: Theater and Music for Fiona,” by Paris-based artist, composer, and percussionist Roland Auzet, written for and commissioned by grad student Fiona Digney. View more dates and times »

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun
Feb 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned. View more dates and times »

February 2018

16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival:  Weekend Activities!
Feb 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm

16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival:  Weekend Activities!

16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival Paper theatre: it’s the smallest show on Earth! This scale-model Victorian Era educational toy is being re-discovered and celebrated in a weekend long festival with a special finale Monday, Feb 12 at noon.

February 2018

Mahler and a Premier
Feb 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Mahler and a Premier

LJS&C performs Gustav Mahler’s “4th Symphony” with soprano. Next is the premier of “Alone: Theater and Music for Fiona,” by Paris-based artist, composer, and percussionist Roland Auzet, written for and commissioned by grad student Fiona Digney. View more dates and times »

February 2018

16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival: Finale!
Feb 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm

16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival: Finale!

Paper theatre: it’s the smallest show on Earth! This scale-model Victorian educational toy is being re-discovered and celebrated at a free festival in the Seuss Room of Geisel Library with activities all weekend (Feb 10, 11) & finale Monday at noon.

February 2018

Perspectives Lecture: Early Detection Fire Camera Systems Prove Their Worth
Feb 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Perspectives Lecture: Early Detection Fire Camera Systems Prove Their Worth

Given the recent devastation caused by the North Bay wildfires, researchers from University of Nevada, Reno and UC San Diego are working to rethink our approach to fire response in California and the west.

February 2018

Inside Innovation: Gene Yeo
Feb 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Gene Yeo

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.

February 2018

China-Mongolia Relations and Taiwan
Feb 15, 2018 at 3:30 pm

China-Mongolia Relations and Taiwan

Morris Rossabi, a professor at Columbia University, will discuss the present status of Sino-Mongol political, economic and cultural relations, and will seek to assess the future of Mongolia’s contacts with China and Taiwan.

February 2018

Feb 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Focus on Health: Women’s Heart Health

Join us for a free seminar in honor of National Heart Month and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Three prominent female physicians who are leaders in the field of cardiology will offer the latest information on heart health

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun
Feb 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned. View more dates and times »

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun
Feb 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Ocean Love
Feb 17, 2018 at 11:00 am

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Ocean Love

Experience all three at SEA Days. Each month, guests are invited to meet researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and learn about their exciting research and current ocean topics.

February 2018

A Raisin in the Sun
Feb 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
Feb 21, 2018 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 month we will discuss Art and Medicine.

February 2018

Othello—Preview
Feb 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Othello—Preview

Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous stories of deceit, revenge, and the tragic events that occur when the truth is manipulated for selfish means.

February 2018

Conference for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)
Feb 22, 2018 at 9:30 am

Conference for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)

The purpose of this conference is to recognize research done in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

February 2018

Silicon Valley’s China Paradox
Feb 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Silicon Valley’s China Paradox

Join Matt Sheehan, former China correspondent for The Huffington Post and The WorldPost, discusses the relationship between China and Silicon Valley has moved through four phases—dependence, competition, segmentation and synergy.

February 2018

ArtPower presents Alsarah & the Nubatones
Feb 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Alsarah & the Nubatones

Since their first show in 2011, the group has performed nationally and internationally at many prestigious festivals and venues to audiences varying in age and ethnicity, proving that soul crosses all cultural and linguistic barriers.

February 2018

Othello—Opening
Feb 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Othello—Opening

Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous stories of deceit, revenge, and the tragic events that occur when the truth is manipulated for selfish means.

February 2018

Othello
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Othello

Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous stories of deceit, revenge, and the tragic events that occur when the truth is manipulated for selfish means. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Othello
Feb 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Othello

Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous stories of deceit, revenge, and the tragic events that occur when the truth is manipulated for selfish means. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Tidepooling Adventure at Birch Aquarium
Feb 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Tidepooling Adventure at Birch Aquarium

Visit a local tide pool to learn how these amazing habitats and their inhabitants truly survive between a rock and a hard place. View more dates and times »

February 2018

Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
Feb 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.

Mikko Huotari and Philippe Le Corre will discuss with Susan Shirk the state of play of Europe-China relations, how the EU and its member states position itself vis-a-vis China and the prospects for transatlantic coordination on China.

February 2018

Tough Cases
Feb 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases

The Tough Cases ethics discussion series provides the opportunity to increase awareness of, and sensitivity to, ethical issues. This month the topic is “Go Back to California: When Doctors Refuse to See Transgender Patients”

February 2018

Feb 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law Talk

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law will give timely talk on the First Amendment and Higher Education.

February 2018

ArtPower presents New Breed Brass Band
Feb 28, 2018 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents New Breed Brass Band

New Breed Brass Band live and breathe the culture of New Orleans, infusing funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass-band tradition.