Kresge Lecture Series
Saturday, October 22nd at Kresge Town Hall, 10:30am. RSVP required.
This year’s UCSC Alumni Achievement Awardee chats with students about her roots at Kresge College, her career in broadcast journalism, her work as producer of This American Life, and her award-winning podcast SERIAL. *Co-sponsored by University Relations.
Thursday, November 17th at the Media Theater at UCSC, 7:10-8:45pm.
Activist and advocate for undocumented Americans Mimi Lok discusses her acclaimed oral history series Voices of Witness, co-founded by Dave Eggers and published by McSweeneys. Co-presenting with co-editor Corrine Goria. An excerpt from Underground America is available here. RSVP with Beth Hernandez-Jason: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, November 22nd at 6:30pm, Kresge Town Hall
With journalism ranging from election analysis to food systems to prison justice, FiveThirtyEight’s Anna Maria Barry-Jester offers perspectives on this year’s politics, media, and the future of electoral journalism. Co-sponsored with Porter College. She will be discussing this reading: http://fivethirtyeight.com/
features/what-went-wrong-in- flint-water-crisis-michigan/ at the talk.
Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30pm, Kresge Town Hall
National Geographic contributor and U.C. Santa Cruz Science Communication faculty member Robert Irion discusses the stakes of contemporary science journalism, his collaborations with Neil Degrasse Tyson, and the early history of our solar system. Co-sponsored with Porter College.