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Genre and Theory: Strategies Toward Better Writing and Publishing in the Current Environment
May 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Genre and Theory: Strategies Toward Better Writing and Publishing in the Current Environment

Please join us for a lecture with Ken Wissoker, Editorial Director of Duke University Press and director of the Intellectual Publics Program at City University of New York (CUNY).

Tough Cases Seminar
May 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases Seminar

CA’s End of Life Options Act in Practice.

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
May 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

May 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Distinguished Lecture Series: Martha Feldman

The Department of Music’s Distinguished Lecture Series is proud to present a lecture by Martha Feldman.

Research Ethics Seminar
May 24, 2017 at 11:00 am

Research Ethics Seminar

Is there a legal privilege to conduct research without consent?

China’s Ideological Spectrum
May 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

China’s Ideological Spectrum

Using data from large-scale surveys in China, Jennifer Pan of Stanford University will share her findings that public preferences in ideology are not simply split along a pro-regime or anti-regime divide in authoritarian contexts.

Computer Music Focus: James Fei
May 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Computer Music Focus: James Fei

The Computer Music Focus lecture series concludes its 2016-17 season with a lecture presented by guest composer James Fei.

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”
May 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”

A Lecture by Professor Lucetta Kam What is lala? How do lala women make sense of this new queer identity? How do they connect with each other socially, politically and creatively? The talk will offer an introduction of lala women in China by looking at their community, activism and the queer aesthetics of lala creative projects.

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
May 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower
May 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower

Mauricio Tolmasquim, professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and GPS Professor David Victor will lay out where Brazil stands today, what the country’s energy future may look like, and what role Brazil will play globally.

Sally Ride Science STEAM Series • Education by Design
Jun 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Sally Ride Science STEAM Series • Education by Design

Join the Sally Ride Science STEAM Series discussion on design thinking Thursday, June 1 at 5 pm at the San Diego Central Library Shiley Suite. The Sally Ride Science STEAM Series is presented by UC San Diego and the City of San Diego.

Universal Compassion: The Life and Legacy of the 14th Dalai Lama
Jun 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Universal Compassion: The Life and Legacy of the 14th Dalai Lama

Talk by Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Professor, University of San Diego. Professor Tsomo is a Buddhist nun, scholar and social activist. She is the founding director of the Jamyang Foundation, an innovative education project for women in developing countries.

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men
Jun 7, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and investigative reporter Eric Lichtblau unveils the secret history of how thousands of Nazis moved to the United States after WWII and quietly settled into new lives. Presented by the Holocaust Living History Workshop.

Exploring Ethics—The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
Jun 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Exploring Ethics—The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

This presentation will discuss the steady and alarming rise in antibiotic resistance and how it poses one of the greatest challenges to public health and modern medicine.

The Way Forward on the Korean Peninsula
Jun 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The Way Forward on the Korean Peninsula

Following the South Korean elections, will the U.S. face challenges with its new strategy of “maximum pressure and engagement?” Join this roundtable discussion.