Campus Opportunities

Unbought Core Ensemble - Thursday, March 23 at 7pm in Samuelson Chapel

Unbought presents the dramatic stories of three African American women: Ida B. Wells, journalist and women's suffrage activist; Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman in U.S. Congress and the first to run for president; and Sally Hemings, the slave with whom Thomas Jefferson fathered six children. The music is drawn from classical, jazz and popular works by African American composers.

Details: Unbought Core Ensemble | California Lutheran University (

The Latino GDP Project: Los Que Superan | Those Who Overcome - Wednesday, March 29 at 12pm in the Preus-Grandt Forum

The Latino GDP Project provides a factual view of the large and rapidly growing economic contribution of Latinos living in the United States. Join David Hayes-Bautista, PhD, and Matthew Fienup, PhD, as they discuss this narrative-changing research. Reservations are required.

Registration: The Latino GDP Project: Los Que Superan | Those Who Overcome | California Lutheran University (

"Mariposas del Campo" Film Screening and Q&A - Wednesday, March 29 at 4pm in Lundring Events Center

Join us for a screening of Mariposas del Campo followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers Bill Yahraus and Robin Rosenthal. Keynote speaker Maricela Morales will present before the screening and join the filmmakers for the Q&A. Mariposas del Campo shares the story of indigenous Mixtec, Zapotec and Purépecha teenagers from Mexico striving to change their families’ destinies in the strawberry fields of Oxnard, California.

This event is free and open to the public.

Details: “Mariposas del Campo” Film Screening and Q&A | California Lutheran University (

"Mystics, Mavericks, and Mozart - Sunday, April 2 at 2pm in Samuelson Chapel

The innovative professional vocal ensemble concludes its 14th season with an eclectic concert featuring the timeless music of Mozart paired with the trailblazing wisdom of ancient and modern female sages. The ensemble will showcase the music of medieval feminists along with exciting new compositions by contemporary female composers.

Tickets are $15 if purchased in advance online, or $20 at the door.

Tickets: "Mystics, Mavericks and Mozart" | California Lutheran University (

"A Path Forward: Climate Change & Indigenous Land Stewardship" - Thursday, April 20 at 4pm in Ullman Conference Center 100/101

Join Civic Engagement & Leadership and guest speaker Nicholas Hummingbird to learn about the critical role of Indigenous peoples in environmental justice, and everyone’s role and responsibility in caring for the Earth.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but reservations are required by April 14.

Details and Registration: “A Path Forward: Climate Change & Indigenous Land Stewardship” | California Lutheran University (

History Lecture Series: "Hear Me Roar: Powerful, Violent Women of the Renaissance" - Thursday, April 20 at 7pm in Lundring Events Center

For the final lecture of the series, Samuel Claussen, PhD, will discuss several Renaissance women who wielded power as effectively as their male counterparts. 

Details: History Lecture Series: “Hear Me Roar: Powerful, Violent Women of the Renaissance” | California Lutheran University (

CLU String Symphony - Friday, April 21 at 7:30pm in Samuelson Chapel 

The CLU String Symphony will perform a range of works composed by masters of the string orchestra genre including Gerald Finzi, Maurice Ravel, Ralph Vaughan Williams and more.

Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.

Details: CLU String Symphony | California Lutheran University (

Spring Concert: CLU Wind Ensemble - Friday, April 28 at 7:30pm in Samuelson Chapel

The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Hart, will perform a varied and eclectic program for woodwind, brass and percussion. The Wind Ensemble and String Symphony will join to close the concert with music for full orchestra.

Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.

Details: Spring Concert | California Lutheran University (