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Helen Edison Lecture Series Highlight Festival

January 18, 2018

Helen Edison Lecture Series Highlight Festival Organized by UC San Diego Extension, two Helen Edison Lecture Series events are an official part of the festival, starting Jan. 20 with a hosted discussion on jazz great Charles Mingus’ historical “Tijuana Moods” album. Moderated by Grammy Award-winning jazz author Ashley Kahn, the…

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

April 19, 2012

…Harry Potter novels by author J.K. Rowling can be traced to Renaissance traditions that played a pivotal role in the development of modern science and medicine. The UC San Diego Libraries have been selected by the U.S. National Library of Medicine to host “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and…

Holocaust Living History Workshop to Host Three “Witnessing History” Events During Spring 2012

April 9, 2012

This spring, the UC San Diego Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW), sponsored by the UC San Diego Libraries and the Judaic Studies Program, continues its popular “Witnessing History” program, a series of talks focusing on the experience of history in the making.

Esteemed Science Fiction Writer to Close Out 2022-2023 UC San Diego Library Author Talk Series

April 13, 2023

The University of California San Diego Library’s Author Talk Series is concluding its third consecutive year of programming on April 17 with internationally-acclaimed author and prominent UC San Diego alum, Kim Stanley Robinson ’74, PhD ’82.

Climate Change at the Crossroads

March 31, 2016

The Climate Change at the Crossroads series salutes renowned climate scientists at the UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography with three events that will shed light on different facets of climate change.

World’s Brightest Minds Converge at UC San Diego April 26-27

March 26, 2019

Is the U.S. heading toward a second civil war? Will we stop global warming before it is too late? Questions like these will be explored at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy’s 30th anniversary celebration April 26-27.

UC San Diego Extension to Present California Historian Kevin Starr

November 5, 2014

Eminent California historian Kevin Starr, long an expert on the state’s growth and influence, will explore how San Diego has expressed its civic ambitions for more than a century through the development of the city’s iconic Balboa Park.

When Mom Talks, Are Infants with ASD Listening?

January 3, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine pinpoint the regions of the brain and neural mechanisms responsible for normal or impaired development of a child’s response to baby talk and why infants with autism do not typically respond well.

Celebrated Chef and Cookbook Author Anne Willan to Speak Oct. 23

October 15, 2012

…celebrated chef and cookbook author, will give a talk on “The Cookbook Family Tree: The History of Early Cookbooks,” at the UC San Diego Faculty Club on October 23 at 5 p.m. Her talk will include a reception and book signing of The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks,…

Yearlong Holocaust Lecture Series Offers Perspective on Gender, Humanity and Resistance

January 7, 2019

The 2018-2019 Holocaust Living History Workshop series continues this winter at the University of California San Diego with an author talk, film screening and lecture.

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