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Carol Padden is a MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning scholar of sign languages. She holds the Sanford I. Berman Chair in Language and Human Communication at UC San Diego, is an...

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Christian Wolff is widely acknowledged as one of the most important American composers of the 20th century. He was born in 1934 in Nice, France, and has lived in the U.S. since...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater-M110, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Acoustic biologist, founder of the Elephant Listening Project, and whale song expert Katy Payne received a BA from Cornell in music and biology in 1959. Since then her...

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater-M110, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Thalia Wheatley, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth.  Dr. Wheatley completed her doctoral training in social psychology with Timothy...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Is music an evolutionary adaptation? This lecture doesn't answer that question. Instead we consider some of the tools available for addressing the issue. One of the foremost tools is "following...

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Rex Cocroft started his academic career as a piano major, and after graduation decided to pursue a longstanding interest in the biology of amphibians and reptiles. He leveraged a childhood love of...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Douglas Irving Repetto is an artist and teacher. His work, including sculpture, installation, performance, recordings, and software is presented internationally. He is the founder...

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater-M110, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

Aniruddh Patel joined Tufts University in the fall of 2012 as an associate professor of psychology. Previously he was a senior fellow at The Neurosciences Institute in San Diego....

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater-M110, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)

David Dunn is a composer who prefers to lecture and engage in site-specific interactions or research-oriented activities. Over the past 40 years, his work has explored the liminal...

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 5:00pm
Media Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)