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Ambassa in America featuring Arivu

Quarry Amphitheater 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

ARIVU is a soulful composer, versatile song writer, fierce rapper and an energetic performer all fused into one package. He is best-known for his contributions in the global hit Single […]

Oliver Jeffers: Begin Again

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

Bookshop Santa Cruz welcomes globally renowned artist and internationally bestselling author Oliver Jeffers for an event celebrating his new book BEGIN AGAIN: The Story of How We Got Here and […]

Strawberry Picker Film Screening

Stevenson Event Center

The Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Initiatives invites you to join a film screening event featuring Strawberry Picker produced by Inspira Studios. This special event has been organized in celebration and recognition […]

PhD+ Series – Informational Interview with Lorato Anderson

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

An informational interview is one that you conduct with someone working in a field for an institution or company that you want to consider working in and for. How do you conduct an informational interview? What questions should you ask to get the best information about what it’s like to do that job for that […]

Nick Mitchell – The University in Surplus Perspective, 1945-1968

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

Is it possible to historicize higher education without taking its basic categories for granted? In this talk, I aim to provide a historical and theoretical framework for the emergence of mass higher education in the twentieth century U.S. framed by the problem of surpluses—population, labor, and governance capacity. Faced with the prospect of mass unemployment […]

PhD+ Series – Curating your Digital Reputation with Lisa Nielsen

Graduate Student Commons, Room 204 420 Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz

Your digital reputation refers to your presence on the internet, on social media platforms and on personal and worksite websites. Learn tips on how to distinguish yourself from the crowd and create a lasting impression in an evolving digital communications landscape. Lisa Nielsen, Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Services, University Relations Lisa Nielsen has […]

Living Writers – Thais Miller

Humanities Lecture Hall Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Thaïs Miller is the author of the novel Our Machinery (2008) and the short story collection The Subconscious Mutiny and Other Stories (2009). She is a PhD Candidate in Literature, pursuing a Creative/Critical Writing Concentration, at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She received her MA in Creative Writing for Social Activism from New York […]

Festival of Monsters

Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Monsters lurk in our culture. They rise in times of growing prejudice, discrimination and othering. The 2023 Festival of Monsters (Oct. 13-15) — hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Center for Monster Studies — explores the ways monsters and tropes of monstrosity both preserve and conflict with forms of social and cultural injustice. Held in […]

Linguistics Colloquium: Ryan Bennett

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

Ryan Bennett, UC Santa Cruz: "Vowel deletion as grammatically-controlled gestural overlap in Uspanteko" Uspanteko (Mayan) is spoken by ~5000 people in the central highlands of Guatemala. Unstressed vowels in Uspanteko often delete, though deletion is variable within and across speakers. Deletion appears to be phonological, being sensitive to phonotactics, foot structure, vowel quality, and morphology; […]