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The MARCH Continues, An Evening with Andrew Aydin

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The UCSC Arts Division, John R. Lewis College, and The Humanities Institute present: The MARCH Continues, An Evening with Andrew Aydin. Co-Author with John R. Lewis, of the award wining graphic novel series MARCH. Attendees will receive a free copy of the first book in the MARCH series, and can have it signed by Andrew […]

Faculty Ethics Bowl: Ethics and the Far Future

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

What role should thinking about the far future—1,000 years ahead and more—play in research on campus? Faculty at UC Santa Cruz have widely divergent views on this question and it's something the administration needs to decide on soon. Some say we should allocate significant resources; others say very little. This will be the focus of UC […]

Emerging Ecologies: Arcaeologies of Slavery, Landscape, and Environmental Change

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

  The Atlantic Era was a period of intense commercial integration linking key economic players in Western Europe, the Americas, the Indian Ocean littorals, and West and Central Africa. The period was marked by dramatic increases in the volume of commerce at both the regional and global levels, radically transforming the societies and environments of […]

Cathy Davidson: “The New Education”

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

How can we revolutionize the university to better prepare students for our age of constant change? How can we retool our classrooms as activist, engaged learning environments that model a more just society? In this talk, Cathy N. Davidson will discuss her book The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a […]

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What Makes Applied Linguistics Applied? Language Acquisition & Language in Use

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Language Program has been granted department status earlier this spring, and we are hosting an event to celebrate becoming the Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics. Professor Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, a leading scholar in second language acquisition, will give a talk on June 6 in the University Center after a brief welcome by Dean William […]

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Sikh and Punjabi Studies: Achievements and New Directions Opening Event

University Center University Center‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

In this inaugural conference for the Sikh and Punjabi Studies program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, leading and emerging scholars will take stock of the state of the field and its future direction, in the areas of their expertise. Sessions will cover history, philosophy, language and literature, political economy, musicology and contemporary society. […]