Kresge Lecture Series

  • Julie Snyder

    Julie Snyder

    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.

  • Mimi Lok

    Mimi Lok

    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: bhj@ucsc.edu

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    Anna Maria Barry-Jester

    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.

  • Robert Irion

    Robert Irion

    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.