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Fall 2019 Offsite Events

RANDALL MUNROE, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
In conversation with Cory Doctorow
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, AT 7:00

At Santa Cruz Bible Church
A former NASA roboticist, Randall Munroe (What If?, Thing Explainer) is the creator and brilliant mind behind the wildly popular xkcd, a stick-figure webcomic read by millions of fans each week about science, technology, and the absurdities of the modern world. More about this event.

SAMANTHA POWER, The Education of an Idealist
Cosponsored by the Politics Department at UC Santa Cruz & Santa Cruz Indivisible
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH, AT 7:00

At Peace United Church
Samantha Power, Pulitzer Prize winning author and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will discuss her new book, The Education of an Idealist. More about this event.

COLSON WHITEHEAD, The Nickel Boys
Cosponsored by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, AT 7:00

At Peace United Church
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Colson Whitehead will read and sign copies of The Nickel Boys, his highly anticipated followup and companion to The Underground Railroad. More about this event.

MALCOLM GLADWELL, Talking to Strangers
Presented by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, AT 7:00

At the San Mateo Performing Arts Center
The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz, in partnership with Bookshop Santa Cruz, is delighted to present an evening with Malcolm Gladwell for the hardcover tour of Talking to Strangers. More about this event.

JACQUELINE WOODSON, Red at the Bone
Cosponsored by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, AT 7:00
At Peace United Church
Acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson comes to Peace United Church for a book talk and signing celebrating her new adult novel, Red at the Bone. More about this event.

DEEPAK CHOPRA, Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17TH, AT 7:00

At the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? In his latest book, Deepak Chopra says that higher consciousness is available here and now. More about this event.