Hammer Speaks

The modern concept of ‘the human’ was invented by European philosophers between the 17th and 19th century. Today, fields like AI and biotech have rendered this philosophical concept radically insufficient. Dr. Rees discusses the repercussions for the human sciences.

November 26 @ 7:00 pm


This is a free event.

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Holidays @ Hammer

Evan Tyrone Martin warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of Nat King Cole on a festive cocktail of hits including “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “The Christmas Song,” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

November 30 @ 8:00 pm
December 1 @ 4:00 pm
December 1 @ 8:00 pm
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Holidays @ Hammer

Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season.

December 2 @ 4:00 pm


Holidays @ Hammer

The SJSU Jazz Orchestra mixes a mainstream jazz repertoire with holiday classics in Cool Yule. Celebrate the start of the season with this concert of contemporary jazz for large ensemble.

December 4 @ 7:30 pm


Don’t miss American Night, an award-winning play about immigration, resilience, and the hilarious and horrifying history of the USA.

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Come down to the Hammer Theatre this holiday season and experience our festive line-up of events. Bring the whole family!

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Join us for a series of lectures about the importance of the humanities in the age of technology!

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