Lectures & Presentations Events

May 25 - June 23, 2019

Saturday, May 25

Computational Poetry Workshop

The Computational Poetry Workshop is a day of talks, panel discussion, and other explorations of computational and generative poetry. With our guest speaker,...

Tuesday, May 28

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Wednesday, May 29

Puerto Rican documentary film “Filiberto”

Screening Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Merrill 102, free and open to the public. This documentary shares the story of a professional musician who...

Thursday, May 30

Feminist Science Studies Conference: Indigeneity and Climate Justice Day 1

The 2019 UCSC Feminist Science Studies conference takes as its focus the theme of “Indigeneity and Climate Justice.” Climate Justice, as opposed to the more...

Indigeneity & Climate Justice: A Feminist Science Studies Conference

This two-day conference explores Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to caring for the Earth. Convened by Feminist Science Studies professors Karen...

Fellowships for Research in Japan Information Session

Are you interested in research, collaboration, and travel opportunities in Japan? Join the Division of Global Engagement and the Japan Society for the...

Study Abroad Program Exploration

Drop by anytime during this Program Exploration Session to discuss your study abroad interests, priorities, and needs with a Study Abroad peer advisor who...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Friday, May 31

Feminist Science Studies Conference: Indigeneity and Climate Justice Day 2

Organized by Karen Barad and Felicity Amaya Schaeffer. The 2019 UCSC Feminist Science Studies conference takes as its focus the theme of “Indigeneity and...

Indigeneity & Climate Justice: A Feminist Science Studies Conference

This two-day conference explores Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to caring for the Earth. Convened by Feminist Science Studies professors Karen...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Fighting Racism and Sexism in Education, the Law, and Human Rights in Contemporary Brazil

For the last decade and a half an increasing reactionary wave has been taking over Brazilian culture, politics, and society. What started out as a backlash...

Sunday, June 2

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

 Student Research and Education Awards Celebration

Each fall, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and the Institute of Marine Sciences hold an open competition for UC Santa Cruz students to encourage research...

Free Docent-Led Tour of the UCSC Farm

Take a tour of the beautiful 30-acre organic farm on the UCSC campus. Learn about the research, education, and public outreach work taking place through the...

Monday, June 3

Faculty & Staff Wellness Program: Sleep Your Way to Better Health Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn about healthy sleep and the consequences of poor sleep, review the sleep cycle, determine how to get better sleep with...

Hindustani Music and the Performance of Modernity: A talk and film screening by professor Tejaswini Niranjana

A documentary film and talk on Hindustani music in Mumbai, based on the forthcoming book, Musicophila in Mumbai: Performing Subjects and the Metropolitan...

Tuesday, June 4

Study Abroad Application Assistance

Drop by anytime during this hour-long application assistance session. A Study Abroad peer advisor will be present to help you work on your program...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Strawberry & Justice Festival

The Strawberry and Justice Festival is a campus and community event with a focus on good food, fun, and education! This free event includes a panel...

Wednesday, June 5

Sociology Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Sociology Department is pleased to announce our second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, June 5th 12-2pm in the Rachel Carson Red...

Achieve The Drama-Free Workplace: 3 Key Principles

In her book, The Drama-Free Workplace: How You Can Prevent Unconscious Bias, Sexual Harassment, Ethics Lapses, and Inspire a Healthy Culture, Patti Perez, VP...

IDEA Hub Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise

Annual pitch contest features 11 student enterprises for social good or artistic creativity, or both!

2019 Mandel Lecture: Lava Worlds to Living Worlds

Lava Worlds to Living Worlds: How a NASA Mission Sparked the Search for Life Beyond Earth Featuring astrophysicist Natalie Batalha Former lead scientist on...

Thursday, June 6

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Study Abroad Program Exploration

Drop by anytime during this Program Exploration Session to discuss your study abroad interests, priorities, and needs with a Study Abroad peer advisor who...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Right Livelihood Lecture, Nicanor Perlas

Humanity's Last Stand: The Challenge of Artificial Intelligence An Evening With Nicanor Perlas, Right Livelihood Award Laureate Thursday, June 6th,...

Friday, June 7

Study Abroad Application Assistance

Drop by anytime during this hour-long application assistance session. A Study Abroad peer advisor will be present to help you work on your program...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Financing Study Abroad Workshop

This workshop is designed for prospective study abroad students who want to learn more about scholarships and how financial aid works with study abroad....

The Escapes Of David George: An Odyssey Of Slavery And Freedom In The Revolutionary Era

Gregory O'Malley presents the life of David George, who was born a slave in 1743, and whose life was marked by a series of flights from slavery and from the...

Evening with the Stars

Our ‘Evening with the Stars’ programs are held annually as part of our Summer Series. Each year we bring world-renowned astronomers to the summit of Mount...

Saturday, June 8

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Music of the Spheres - Oscar Reynolds and Karumanta

Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory in 2019. Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical...

Sunday, June 9

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club reads "Barnaby Rudge"

The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel. Join us from...

Monday, June 10

The 1930s: The Past of Our Present?

Comparisons between 1930s and our contemporary moment are everywhere. These comparisons rely on a view of the 1930s as a period of retrenchment behind the...

Thursday, June 13

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Friday, June 14

College Nine Commencement

The College Nine class fo 2019 will be celebrating the commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event to be...

College Ten Commencement

The College Ten class fo 2019 will be celebrating the commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event to be...

Saturday, June 15

Kresge College Commencement 2019

The Kresge class fo 2019 will be celebrating on Saturday, June 15th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event held rain or shine behind the Bay...

Sunday, June 16

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Tuesday, June 18

Kraw Lecture with Anthony Aguirre: Where did it all come from, and where is it all going?

The physical universe, Aguirre will argue, is made of matter (or energy) and of order (or information). Aguirre will trace the 13.8 billion year history of...

Wednesday, June 19

HR Business Partner Excellence: 9 Roles for Effectiveness

The business partnership toolkit for the HR professional At this Next Concept HR Association event, Linda Gunther, an independent HR and organizational...

HR Business Partner Excellence: 9 Roles for Effectiveness

The business partnership toolkit for the HR professional At this Next Concept HR Association event, Linda Gunther, an independent HR and organizational...

Thursday, June 20

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Friday, June 21

Evening with the Stars

Our ‘Evening with the Stars’ programs are held annually as part of our Summer Series. Each year we bring world-renowned astronomers to the summit of Mount...

Saturday, June 22

Music of the Spheres - Golden Bough

Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory in 2019. Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical...

May 25 - June 23, 2019