CALENDAR

Calendar of Events

MENU

Talks and Lectures

Symposium: After the West—Rethinking John Muir’s Trail
Apr 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

Symposium: After the West—Rethinking John Muir’s Trail

What is the role of John Muir today? Can he still shape our debates and politics? Join 6 major figures of the environmental humanities debate as they explore these questions and provide insights into the legacy of this extraordinary figure.

Apr 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Scripps Science Policy Discussion Group: Dr. David Victor

Scripps Science Policy Discussion Group. Discussion Lead: Dr. David Victor. Discussion Topic: The future of U.S. climate policy leadership after Trump

On John Muir’s Trail—Keynote Presentation by Donald Worster
Apr 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm

On John Muir’s Trail—Keynote Presentation by Donald Worster

A special presentation by renowned historian and Muir scholar, Donald Worster, as he explores how attacks on environmentalism impact the Muir legacy, and shares the need to explore the complex truth of the man, his role in history & relevancy today.

Inheritance Trouble: Migrant Archives of Holocaust Remembrance
Apr 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Inheritance Trouble: Migrant Archives of Holocaust Remembrance

Inheritance Trouble: Migrant Archives of Holocaust Remembrance

Startups & Pizza: Learn From Other’s Startup Mistakes
Apr 24, 2018 at 11:30 am

Startups & Pizza: Learn From Other’s Startup Mistakes

UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization is partnering with Dentons and Tiber Creek on a seminar series on what you need to know about forming a startup company.

Apr 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB / CCMI Career Development Seminar Series

Join the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) and Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI) for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. View more dates and times »

Your Search Algorithm is Political
Apr 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Your Search Algorithm is Political

Safiya Noble examines evidence from her new book, Algorithms of Oppression, about Google Search, the way it misrepresents people and communities, and the harm that comes from these algorithmic practices—practices designed and implemented by humans.

Losing the Nobel Prize: A Book Discussion & Signing
Apr 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Losing the Nobel Prize: A Book Discussion & Signing

Please join us for a profound discussion that explores the perils of science’s highest honor with astrophysicist Brian Keating and celebrated science fiction writer David Brin on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Dermatology Grand Rounds—Special Seminar
Apr 26, 2018 at 10:00 am

Dermatology Grand Rounds—Special Seminar

As part of Dermatology Grand Rounds, we are pleased to host renowned speaker Paul Khavari, MD, PhD, on the topic “Decoding the Noncoding Genome in Health & Disease”.

Lobbying Broadcast Media on Climate
Apr 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Lobbying Broadcast Media on Climate

Do you feel you have a big heart, but a little voice when it comes to climate change? Gain remarkably practical insights that will amplify your message using the power of broadcast media to create and grow public will for a more sustainable world.

Burke Lectureship by Rev. Traci Blackmon
Apr 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Burke Lectureship by Rev. Traci Blackmon

The Eugene M. Burke Lectureship on Religion and Society sponsors public lectures in which scholars, theologians, and religious practitioners address critical issues on the relationship between religion and society and on the religious dimensions of being

Chilenas in the Diaspora: Culture, Resistance, and Hope
Apr 27, 2018 at 11:00 am

Chilenas in the Diaspora: Culture, Resistance, and Hope

During the military dictatorship of Chile (1973–1990), over one million Chileans fled the country to escape political repression and economic crises. This event centers Chilean women artists who came to the United States during this time.

Bradford Young: Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture
Apr 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Bradford Young: Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture

Bradford Young is a cinematographer best known for his work on ”Selma,” ”A Most Violent Year,” “Arrival,” and the upcoming Star Wars film “Solo,” Young is the first African-American cinematographer to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Apr 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Handling Complexity

Invited speaker Professor David Danks, Carnegie Mellon University, on “Handling Complexity.”

China’s Crisis of Success
Apr 30, 2018 at 3:00 pm

China’s Crisis of Success

In China’s rise to superpower status, William Overholt, senior fellow at Harvard University, argues that continued success requires re-invention of its economy and politics.