Chancellor’s Colloquium Series

Chancellor’s Colloquium: LeVar Burton

‘The Power of Storytelling’

Sacramento native LeVar Burton, who portrayed a slave in Roots and a blind, spacefaring engineer in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and whose Reading Rainbow show ran on PBS for 26 years, will discuss “The Power of Storytelling” as the first

  • Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
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Chancellor’s Colloquium: Matthew Desmond

Matthew Desmond will give an address centered on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, as the first guest in the 2018-19 Chancellor’s Colloquium Distinguished Speaker Series.

  • Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for Performing Arts
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Chancellor's Colloquium: ‘Songs and Science’ with GZA

Gary S. May hosts his second Chancellor’s Colloquium on May 21 — a talk by GZA, who will demonstrate the power of conveying complex, scientific topics in the form of hip-hop lyrics. The founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan will give his present “Dark Matter: An Evening of Songs and Science” at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts.