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Highlighted Events

  • May 3, 2016
    In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Week, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie will read from her 2009 memoir, written jointly with her mother Rita Lurie. Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror. Weaving together the voices of three generations of women, Gilbert-Lurie provides powerful evidence of the...
  • May 3, 2016
    The March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and associated tsunami and nuclear meltdowns took nearly 20,000 lives, created half a million refugees, and affected energy policies as far away as Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. In Japan, mortality rates in coastal communities in the Tohoku region were not constant; instead, they varied widely from...
  • May 3, 2016
    Hilarious and daring, this timely multimedia performance-lecture is a detailed look into American apathy, disengagement, and the commoditization of death and incarceration in rap culture. Ise Lyfe is an award-winning spoken word and recording artist, justice advocate and author. His core teaching focuses on social literacy and is grounded in a...
  • May 4, 2016
    The 11 March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and associated tsunami and nuclear meltdowns took nearly 20,000 lives, created half a million refugees, and affected energy policies as far away as Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. In Japan, mortality rates in coastal communities in the Tohoku region were not constant; instead, they varied widely from...
  • May 4, 2016
    During the 1980s, the Korean government created a special camp where gyopo (foreign-born teenagers) could spend a summer in Seoul learning about their motherland. While the intentions of the program were honorable, the activities of the teens were sometimes not. The program was eventually cancelled because the government could not control the...
  • May 4, 2016
    Join us for a rare 35mm screening of a classic film from the golden era of Taiwan cinema, with special guest, screenwriter Chang Yung-hsiang. UCSB Professor Michael Berry will lead a discussion with the renowned screenwriter of over 100 films. Winner of the awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography at the 1965 Golden Horse...
  • May 5, 2016 to May 6, 2016
    2016 Santa Barbara County Economic Summit
    Part of the 35th annual Santa Barbara County Economic Summit
    Co-presented with the UCSB Economic Forecast Project Featured speakers are: James Bullard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In January 2015, The Economist named Bullard as the 7th most...
  • May 5, 2016
    Alva Noë is a philosopher of mind whose research and teaching focus on perception and consciousness, as well as the theory of art (with special attention to dance as well as visual art). Other interests include Phenomenology, Wittgenstein, Kant, and the origins of analytic philosophy, as well as topics in the philosophies of baseball and biology....
  • May 5, 2016
    How should we understand the nature of contemporary Islamophobia? What motivates it? What sustains it? Who gains by it? Moustafa Bayoumi—author of the award-winning books How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America and This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror—discusses “War on Terror culture” as way to...
  • May 5, 2016
    Expert voices from the worlds of tech, psychology, science, and education are intercut in this inspirational documentary, which examines why girls and people of color are not seeking opportunities in the rapidly growing computer science job sector. Code explores how cultural mindsets, stereotypes, educational hurdles and sexism all play roles in...
  • May 5, 2016
    Eva Mozes Kor is an internationally-recognized Holocaust educator and forgiveness advocate who recounts her experience to audiences worldwide. The author of Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz and Echoes from Auschwitz: Dr. Mengele’s Twins: The Story of Eva and Miriam Mozes, she is also the founder of...
  • May 5, 2016
    Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs that remained hidden in storage lockers for decades. Following the surprising discovery of the trove, Maier is now among the 20th century’s greatest street photographers. The strange and riveting story of her life and art is revealed through never before seen...
  • May 6, 2016
    Active Minds at UCSB and the Mental Wellness Center of Santa Barbara wants you to end your school week celebrating your mental health and well-being on Friday afternoon, May 6, 2016, by joining them at the 5th Annual 5k Walk for Mental Wellness in Santa Barbara at East Beach. To register, use the link below to join the UCSB WALKERS team! Student...
  • May 6, 2016
    TOO MUCH WATER follows Ophelia’s ghost as she revisits Elsinore, guided by other famous suicides like Meriwether Lewis, Seneca, and Virginia Woolf. Combining found text, transcriptions of interviews with contemporary young women, and highly theatrical movement, TOO MUCH WATER explores the lives of “good girls,” the social taboos of madness, and...
  • May 6, 2016
    Deeply rooted in the traditions of Afro-Cuban music, the Arango Family Band hails from Havana. It’s leader and bass player Feliciano Arango has toured worldwide with top Cuban bans. Join these exciting artists for an evening of traditional Cuban music with a modern edge. Dancing is encouraged!
  • May 6, 2016
    Deeply rooted in the traditions of Afro-Cuban music, the Arango Family Band hails from Havana. It’s leader and bass player Feliciano Arango has toured worldwide with top Cuban bands. Join these exciting artists for an evening of traditional Cuban music with a modern edge. Dancing is encouraged!
  • May 7, 2016
    This show features cultural dances, songs, and skits to showcase the Filipin@ and Filipin@ American experience.
  • May 9, 2016
    Lecture and discussion by Dr. Jennifer Tyburczy on her book that discusses the role museums play in using display as a tactic for disciplining sexuality. Dinner provided.
  • May 9, 2016
    Živilė Etevičiūtė will discuss the thematic narratives of “Time,” “The City,” and “The Individual” in Soviet era Lithuanian documentaries and then screen a selection of films. These documentaries portray the stories of everyday people, sometimes through poetic imagery and cryptic language and sometimes through personal observations and struggles....
  • May 10, 2016
    Julie Carlson (English, UCSB)
    Cole Cohen (Interdisciplinary Humanties Center, UCSB)
    Aranye Fradenburg (English, UCSB)
    Dominique Jullien (French and Italian, UCSB)
    Mark Leffert, M.D.
    Jonathan Schooler (Psychological and Brain Sciences, UCSB)
    Ann Taves (Religious Studies, UCSB)
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 / 3:00...
  • May 10, 2016
    TALK: Mesa of Sorrows: Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy at Awat’ovi Pueblo
    James F. Brooks (History and Anthropology, UCSB)
    Lane Room, 3824 Ellison Hall The Hopi community of Awat’ovi existed peacefully on Arizona’s Antelope Mesa for generations until one bleak morning in the fall of 1700—raiders from nearby Hopi villages descended on Awat’ovi...
  • May 10, 2016
    Exchange between UCSB Dance Company and Cal-Arts
  • May 10, 2016
    Afrofuturism generally refers to fictive, futuristic, artistic expressions of Blackness—tomorrow’s Black aesthetics today. Our view of Afrofuturism is ever-expanding, revealing a universe that reaches beyond fiction and includes the orbits of many planets including history, politics, and philosophy. Join four scholars as they take us "Black...
  • May 10, 2016
    Perhaps the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., has been named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and was the subject of the multi-award-winning HBO biopic Temple Grandin. Though she was labeled “weird” in her youth, Grandin found a mentor who recognized her...
  • May 11, 2016
    Directed by Jeremy Haladyna, UCSB’s Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) is known for its unconventional repertoire choices and daring performances. The ensemble will present its annual spring concert, a tribute to composer Max Reger, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 4 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus.