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What Actually Happened in 1619: The Origins of Slavery in North America

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The New York Times’s The 1619 Project sparked controversy and conversation across the United States about the history and legacies of slavery. The project drew its name from a date, 1619, connected to the origins of American slavery, and its publication coincided with the four-hundredth anniversary of that event. But what actually happened in 1619? […]

Riyaaz Qawwali Performance – Sufi Music Ensemble

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Qawwali is a musical tradition from present-day India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, dating back 700 years. The group Riyaaz Qawwali brings 13th-century Sufi music to life by overcoming cultural and linguistic barriers, translating lyrics to unravel the cultural heritage of South Asian devotional music. Trained in Eastern and Western classical music, the members have been professionally […]

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The Original Thinkers Series: A Conversation About Oliver Sacks

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Please note a recent change to our lineup: Peabody Award-wining journalist and producer Nikki Silva (Porter, '73) and Cowell College Provost Alan Christy will engage Ren Weschler in conversation about Oliver Sacks. Robert Krulwich is unable to join us this evening. Please enjoy this recent Kitchen Sisters episode of The Keepers featuring Ren Weschler. And […]

Lise Getoor: “Responsible Data Science”

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The 53rd Annual Faculty Research Lecture will be given by Professor Lise Getoor on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Music Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Complex. "Responsible Data Science" Data science is an emerging discipline that offers both promise and peril. Responsible data science refers to efforts that address both the technical and […]

Waves Passing in the Night: a Conversation on Astrophysics, Harmony, and Boundaries

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Event Photos: by Steve Kurtz   UC Santa Cruz Original Thinkers Series Cowell College and the Institute for Humanities Research Present Waves Passing in the Night Monday, February 13, 7 p.m. Followed by dessert reception and book signing Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz Please join Chancellor George Blumenthal, Walter Murch, a three-time Academy Award-winning […]

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