2017-18 Academic Events

Core Plenary Lectures - Fall Quarter 2017

October 2nd - Welcome Plenary

7:10 p.m. in Event Center

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October 23rd - "Genesis: The Art of Biblical Storytelling", Bruce Thompson

Why did the authors of the Hebrew Bible choose to construct the book of Genesis as a series of narratives of troubled families?  How did they tell those stories, and what significant themes run through them?  What do these stories tell us about the biblical writers' view of the human condition?

Provost Yang's presentation on academic integrity

Video of Dr. Thompson's talk (2016)

Video of Provost Yang's presentation (2016)

7:10 p.m. in Event Center

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November 6th - "Saying YES! to Life", Andrew Schafer on Nietzsche

Among the thinkers Stevenson students read—including, Freud, Marx, Gandhi, Plato, and others—Nietzsche stands out the most enigmatic and least understood. This “philosopher with a hammer” assaults our most cherished beliefs with one hand, and with the other, prods us toward falling in love with ourselves in a special way, exercising our talents, and living a deeply passionate life.

7:10 p.m. in STEV Academic 150

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November 27th - "Love & Serve: What the Bhagavad-Gita Says about How to Live", Caren Camblin

Lecturer and Core Course Coordinator at Stevenson College, UCSC

7:10 p.m. in Stevenson Event Center

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Core Plenary Lectures - Winter Quarter 2018

January, 8th - Marx, Edward Kehler

Stevenson Core Course Instructor Edward Kehler

7:10 pm, Stevenson Event Center

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January 29th - Sor Juana, Caren Camblin

Stevenson Core Course Instructor & Coordinator Caren Camblin

7:10 pm, Stevenson Event Center

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Monday, February 26th 13th, Ava Duvernay

Film Screening

7:10 pm, Stevenson Event Center

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Distinguished Faculty Lecture -  Winter Quarter, TBA

 

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Distinguished Faculty Lecture - Spring Quarter TBA