"Original Intentions: Rethinking the American Founding"

October 21, 4:30-6pm

Peter S. Onuf, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Professor of History Emeritus, University of Virginia, delivers this lecture as part of the A. Andrew Olson Lecture Series of Early American History in honor of Professor Andrew Cayton …

"Rhythms of Resistance: Music as Protest in the U.S. and Brazil"

October 21, 5-6:30pm

Through a discussion and performance of various musical genres from soul to jazz to Tropicália and Música Popular Brasileira, this presentation will explore the ways in which people in Brazil and the United States have not only voiced their resistance to slavery, race-based oppression, economic disenfranchisement, and in the case of Brazil, military dictatorship, but also created a narrative of transcendence and pride …

"Global Rhythms - Voyages of the Soul"

October 24, 7-9pm

This Family Weekend event features music from Scotland, Argentina, Guinea, China, and India …

"Indigeneity vs. 'Civilization': Indigenous Alternatives to the Anthropocene Eco-Crisis"

October 30, 5-6:30pm

"The Evolving Interface of U.S. Spanish: Language Mixing as Hybrid Vigor"

November 6, 5-6:30pm

Multicultural Leadership Conference

November 7-8

The Opening Ceremony kicks off the Multicultural Student Leadership Conference and serves as a social networking event for student organizations. Diversity Affairs Council hosts this event as way to introduce other organizations to one another as well as first-year students to DAC …

"In the Heat of the Night"

November 8, 7:30-9:30pm

L.A. Theatre Works returns with this gripping murder mystery set in a1960s small Southern town. In the Heat of the Night follows wrongly accused black homicide detective Virgil Tibbs and police Chief Gillespie as they wrestle with the fear, hatred, and prejudices that fueled the mid'60s social upheaval …

"Humans and Things in Deep Time"

November 13, 4-6pm

The speaker Daniel Lord Smail is professor of history at Harvard University, where he works on deep human history and the history and anthropology of Mediterranean societies between 1100 and 1600. Deep history draws on multiple disciplines to tackle the very long-term story of us, taking our gaze back before the written word  …