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This Week's Events

Indigenous Space Fireside Chat
Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month

Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Join us to discuss ideas for Cal Lutheran’s Indigenous Peoples’ Space and future initiatives in support of our local Indigenous communities.

History Lecture Series: “Japan’s Schindler: Sugihara Chiune and the Power of the Visa”
Flipping the Script: Unexpected Moments that Time Forgot

Lundring Events Center

“Flipping the Script” is a history lecture series that highlights people, groups or events in world history that are typically ignored or considered irrelevant in mainstream cultural narratives.  

For the third lecture in the series, associate professor of history David Nelson, PhD, will discuss Sugihara Chiune (1900-86), the only Japanese national to be honored by Israel as one of the “Righteous Among the Nations.”

Thomas Cole: The ‘American’ Painter and “The Course of Empire”
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

Together, we will analyze the paintings of Cole and investigate their continuing impact and meaning to us today in the 21st century.

Christmas Concerts
Make We Joy

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles will join with student instrumentalists to present the annual Christmas Concerts.

From Segregated Radio to Top 40: Rock's Amazing Journey 1955-1965 (Parts 1 & 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

This two-part lecture will explore the reluctance of any genre to actually “crossover” to another as well as the societal changes and tastes of the public that ultimately led to change.

Europe and the War in Ukraine
MPPA Policy Talks Series

Samuelson Chapel

Join us for a discussion with Michael Postl, PhD, the Austrian consul general in Los Angeles, to learn about the European response to the crisis in Ukraine from an Austrian perspective.

Jazz Collective
Uziel Colón, conductor

Preus-Brandt Forum

Student performers in the jazz ensemble will play standards and modern classics.

Cyberterrorism: What is it and How Can it Affect US Citizens?
Fifty and Better FABulous Fall Lectures

Zoom PST

In this lecture, we will explore the world of cyberterrorism and answer frequently asked questions including how to defend yourself.