Academic Senate

Academic Affairs

Distinguished Academic Lecture Series (DALS)

Currents event are to be scheduled for the current academic year.

Past Events


Gregorio Luke, Historian

  • Latin American Culture and Arts
  • Former Consul of Cultural Affairs of Mexico, Los Angeles
  • First Secretary of the Embassy of Mexico, Washington, DC

January 31, 2011 at 7pm, Performing Arts Center


Kei Akagi, Musician

  • Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Music
  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California Irvine

April 12, 2010 at 7pm, IVC Performing Arts Center


Ray Bradbury, Author

  • Recipient
  • National Book Foundation 2000 Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
  • National Medal of Arts 2004

28 January 28, 2009 at 7pm, Performing Arts Center


Currents event are to be scheduled for the current academic year.

Past Events

May 2, 2011

David Monda, Department of Social Sciences

Internal Problems, External Repercussions: Maritime Piracy in Somalia and US National Security Policy

April 4, 2011

Jodi Titus, Department of Geography

Behind the Orange Curtain: Changes in the Cultural and Demographic Landscape.

March 28, 2011

Terry Chatkupt, Department of Art

Independent Screening: Selected Film and Video Work

March 7, 2011

Daniel Luzko, Department of Music

Creativity as a positive tool in the classroom

February 7, 2011

Robert Baker, School of Social Sciences

Do Americans pay too much for their drugs & other health care reform issues?

December 6, 2010

Roopa Mathur, Department of Business

iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Favorite Applications for Educators

November 1, 2010

Jefferey Kaufmann, Department of Biology

Yet Another Crossroad! Will IVC Go Green?

October 18, 2010

Marjorie Luesebrink, Department of English

“It’s Electronic, but is it Literature?"

September 13, 2010

Robert Melendez, Department of Guidance and Counseling

“The Path to Transfer Success"