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"Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California" Screening and Q&A with Directors

Cowell, Room 131 Cowell College 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Cowell College Provost, History Department, Italian Studies Program, Languages, and Applied Linguistics Department present A Documentary by Gianfrano Norelli and Suma Kurien Followed by Q&A with Directors Finding the Mother Lode provides a bracing contrast to East Coast stories and a new route to understanding the diversity and complexity of ethnic stories. A vivid interpretation […]

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Dr. Bruce Thompson: "The History of Zionism: From Hertzl to Ben-Gurion"

UCSC Cowell College Presents Conflict and Compassion Speaker Series: Perspectives on Israel/Palestine Tuesday Evenings Fall 2014 6:00-7:45pm, Merrill Academy 102 Tuesday Oct 7: Christine King (Lecturer Kresge College). “Making Peace with Conflict” Tuesday Oct 14: Dr. Jennifer Derr (History Department, UC Santa Cruz). The History of Palestine: From Colonialism to Occupation. Tuesday Oct 21: Dr. […]

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Eran Kaplan: "Changes in Israel Society and the Peace Process"

Merrill Academics 102

UCSC Cowell College Presents Conflict and Compassion Speaker Series: Perspectives on Israel/Palestine Tuesday Evenings Fall 2014 6:00-7:45pm, Merrill Academy 102 Tuesday Oct 7: Christine King (Lecturer Kresge College). “Making Peace with Conflict” Tuesday Oct 14: Dr. Jennifer Derr (History Department, UC Santa Cruz). The History of Palestine: From Colonialism to Occupation. Tuesday Oct 21: Dr. […]

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Lee Ross and Byron Bland: "Barriers for Peace"

Merrill Academics 102

Conflict and Compassion Speaker Series: Perspectives on Israel/Palestine Tuesday Evenings Fall 2014 • 6:00-7:45pm, Merrill Academy 102   Next Lecture: Tuesday Dec 2: Aaron Hahn Tapper (Peace and Justice Studies, University of San Francisco) and Tom Pettigrew (Psychology, UC Santa Cruz). Contact, Intergroup dialogue and the Question of Normalization. Previous Lecture in Series: Tuesday Oct 7: […]

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Aaron Hahn Tapper and Tom Pettigrew: "Intergroup Dialogue and the Question of Normalization"

Merrill Academics 102

UCSC Cowell College Presents Conflict and Compassion Speaker Series: Perspectives on Israel/Palestine Tuesday Evenings Fall 2014 6:00-7:45pm, Merrill Academy 102 Tuesday Oct 7: Christine King (Lecturer Kresge College). “Making Peace with Conflict” Tuesday Oct 14: Dr. Jennifer Derr (History Department, UC Santa Cruz). The History of Palestine: From Colonialism to Occupation. Tuesday Oct 21: Dr. […]

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Music of The Waves: A Conversation with Lawrence Weschler and William Finnegan Moderated by Harry Berger Jr.

Page Smith Library

Lawrence Weschler and William Finnegan both graduated from Cowell College, UCSC, in 1974. Both worked at The New Yorker, where Finnegan still works. Both studied here at UCSC with Harry Berger. And all three – Weschler, Finnegan, and Berger – are public intellectuals known for their humor and incisiveness and also for the zany connections […]

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To Africa and Back

Cowell Conference Room Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA

Angela Elsy is a lecturer specialized in La Francophonie, the countries and regions around the world where French is spoken. For ten years she served as director of La Maison Francophone, an academic/residential program at Cowell College. She is in her third year and final year as Licker Chair at Cowell. She will present a […]

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Hedy Rose: “My Childhood in Hiding: Amsterdam, 1942-1945”

Music Center Recital Hall Music Center, Santa Cruz, CA

Please join us for a talk with Hedy Rose. Following her father's arrest by the Nazis, Hedy Rose, her mother, and sister spent nearly four years hidden in an Amsterdam cellar by a Christian samaritan. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required: http://goo.gl/forms/3Q3LZbYz8y Reception will follow at 8pm. $4 parking; Recommended lot: Performing Arts For […]

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The Kapany Collection–Sikh Art in America

Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Cowell College Cowell College‎ 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA

The Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery brings you a remarkable collection of Sikh art from Narinder S. and Satinder K. Kapany. Narinder S. Kapany established an endowed chair in entrepreneurship, the Narinder Kapany Professorship in Entrepreneurship, based initially at UCSC's Baskin School of Engineering in support of the school's leadership in the establishment of a comprehensive […]