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PhD+ Workshop – Preventing and Mitigating Burnout

Virtual and In Person

A vexing problem for academics is burnout: the experience of exhaustion, cynicism, and ineffectiveness that results from stretching across the gap between the ideals of your academic vocation and the reality of your academic job. Jonathan Malesic left his job as a tenured theology professor at a small liberal arts college after undergoing burnout over […]

Yoav Di-Capua: Reconsidering the 60s Generation in the Arab World and Beyond

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

This is a talk about a book that is still being written. It begins and ends with a funeral. In between, lies the story of the 60s generation in the Arab world. The funeral was that of Egyptian leader Gamal Abd al-Nasser. His 1970 death was just another reminder of the weighty collective defeat of […]

Living Writers: Duriel E. Harris, Bakar Wilson, Elizabeth Owuor, and Fahima Ife

Humanities Lecture Hall Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Duriel E. Harris, Bakar Wilson, Elizabeth Owuor, and Fahima Ife, a reading and conversation to celebrate the launch of "Genre Queer/ Gender Queer Playground," Obsidian: Litrature and Arts in the African Diaspora, guest edited by Ronaldo V. Wilson (moderator). Conversations: Power Forged, the Fall Living Writers theme, features poets, novelists, academics, curators, and artists in conversation […]

CANCELED – PhD+ Workshop – Listening, Mentoring, Coaching, Advising

Virtual and In Person

Listening to understand represents an equally important half of effective oral communication to the other half, delivery of the communication by spoken word. Listening well forms the essential communication base upon which to build the skills of mentoring, coaching, and advising. Listening well also aids your performance on a team and in any professional and […]

CANCELED – Dean Mathiowetz – Luxuriating as a Political Structure of Feeling

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

This event has been cancelled, please stay tuned for a future date for this event. According to premodern elites, the luxurious appetites of the poor were not only feminine and exotic but also the greatest threat to social order. Popular demands for better wages, sustenance, more festival days, or any improvement in the conditions of […]

Patrick Radden Keefe, Empire of Pain & Rogues

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Bookshop Santa Cruz presents Bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe will visit Santa Cruz for a discussion about his most recent books Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty (in paperback October 18th) and Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks. Empire of Pain is a grand, devastating portrait of three generations of […]

CANCELED – PhD+ Workshop – California Community Colleges Panel Discussion

Virtual and In Person

Learn how to apply to (first step: register with and upload your CV to the CCC Registry) and what it’s like to work for a California community college by talking to director of the CCC Registry, Beth Au, moderator of the panel, and UCSC graduate student alumni and a former UCSC postdoc, all of whom […]

CANCELLED – Living Writers: Terri Witek in conversation with Rachel Nelson

Humanities Lecture Hall Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Terri Witek in conversation with Rachel Nelson Conversations: Power Forged, the Fall Living Writers theme, features poets, novelists, academics, curators, and artists in conversation with one another, in person, across genre and media to open up a space between them, and all of us, within dialogue, collaboration, politics, intimacy and difference which poet and activist Audre […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Kate Stone

Virtual Event

Kate Stone, Univ of Potsdam, Germany Over the course of each year, the Linguistics department hosts colloquia by distinguished faculty from around the world. For full speaker and event information, […]