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Public Philosophy Network Conference

UC Santa Cruz

The 7th Public Philosophy Network Conference, on the theme of "Facing Technology: The Role of Public Philosophy," will be hosted by the Center for Public Philosophy at the University of […]

Festival of Monsters

UC Santa Cruz

The 2022 UCSC Festival of Monsters is a weekend of scholarship, social events, and art focused on monsters and their hidden meanings. Anyone interested in monsters, those tantalizing creatures that lurk in our collective cultural psyches, will enjoy this investigation and celebration of the strange and macabre. Scholarly presentations are framed by a film screening, […]

The Virtual Dickens Universe

UC Santa Cruz

While the originally planned program focusing on David Copperfield and Iola Leroy will still take place in 2021, this week of online programming will feature a range of conversations that discuss the occasion of the pair and the insights that bringing them together can offer. Over the week, scholars from Victorian studies and early African […]

POSTPONED: The Dickens Project: Day of Writing

UC Santa Cruz

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, this event has been postponed to a TBD later date.  This program brings high school juniors and seniors to UCSC for an essay writing competition at UCSC. The grand prize winner will receive a scholarship worth 5 UC credits to study nineteenth-century literature at the Dickens Universe summer conference.

FrankenCon 2019

UC Santa Cruz

For over two hundred years, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has haunted our days and chilled our dreaming nights. Celebrate and explore the enduring legacy of the world’s first science-fiction horror story with FRANKENCON, a three-day conference of scientists, theorists, and artists on November 21-23, 2019 at UC Santa Cruz. The conference is in conjunction with the Theater Arts Department […]

Right Livelihood Conference

UC Santa Cruz

  'Alternative Nobel Prize' Laureates at UCSC In May 2018, a group of Right Livelihood change-makers based in Canada and the US will convene at the University of California, Santa Cruz to discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing social and environmental justice.  In these tumultuous times, this meeting will deepen and ground our local efforts […]

Alumni Weekend 2018

UC Santa Cruz

SAVE THE DATE Alumni Weekend 2018 April 27-29 For more info visit: alumniweekend.ucsc.edu

UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend 2016

UC Santa Cruz

SAVE THE DATE April 28 – May 1, 2016  More info and event schedule at: alumniweekend.ucsc.edu Questions? Contact alumni@ucsc.edu or call (831) 459-5003.

SAVE THE DATE: Founders Celebration Events

UC Santa Cruz

Join us for our most spectacular Founders Celebration event yet, during our fall signature weekend of 50th festivities, Sept. 25-27. The Founder's event will be a deliciously interesting evening with Foundation Medal awardee Alice Waters—chef, activist, author, and owner of famed Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse. The full weekend of programming will include other events celebrating […]

UCSC Alumni Weekend

UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz is a place like no other. It was imagined from the minds of original thinkers—the rebels and visionaries, artists, scientists, and poets who had the courage to strike off on a different path. They were in search of ideas that question norms in hopes of making the world a better place. Now […]