Upcoming Events in the Social Sciences

Events listed below are all open to the public.


  • Ed Talks: Research Frontiers Evening

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    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    The Division of Social Sciences' presents its annual interdisciplinary Research Frontiers Evening. Learn about how social sciences faculty research engages with key issues of the 21st century. These “Ed Talks” will have food, wine and great ideas for attendees. 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.  Registration and More information »

  • Wage Justice: Fighting Wage Theft in Our Community

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    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    This public art show and dialogue will launch the findings from the research project, "Working for Dignity: Low Wage Worker Study of Santa Cruz County." During this community event, workers will share their experience with problems like wage theft and low pay. Translation services available. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Civic Plaza Community Room, 275 Main St., Watsonville.  More information »

  • Lecture: Psychology and art, and the case of C├ęzanne -Pavel Machotka

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    Tuesday, November 10, 2015

    Pavel Machotka is a UCSC emeritus Professor of Psychology continuing his research in his native land, the Czech Republic.  His talk will address complex questions about the relationship between psychology and art using the life and work of the great artist Cézanne. More information »

  • Working for Dignity: A Community Discussion on Raising the Minimum Wage

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    November, Thursday, November 19, 2015

    The final report from "Working for Dignity: The Low-Wage Worker Study of Santa Cruz County" will include a forum and panel discussion on the campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Translation available. 7:00-9:00 pm, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 703 Front St. More information »