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    Some may say it was purely coincidence that Alijah Rivera ended up at UCSB; others may say it was fate. #UCSB2017 https://t.co/ye51H0JU9S
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    From sweeteners to sweaters: Scientists use the waste from a popular food crop to made clothing dye. https://t.co/On4NHW79zW
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Highlighted Events

  • November 8, 2016 to June 30, 2017
    The widespread introduction of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the Great War (1914-1918). This exhibition showcases original helmets, photographs, and WWI artifacts and can be viewed at the UCSB Library's Mountain Gallery, 1st floor.
  • February 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017
    Stop by the UCSB Library's Ocean Gallery to see our exhibition of Christopher Cardinale’s illustrations of Rosario, Mexico, the town depicted in Into the Beautiful North. The illustrations were originally created for the graphic novel Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush by Luis Alberto Urrea. See the following links for more information on...
  • February 2, 2017 to June 30, 2017
    This exhibition represents the legacy of the movements of a people from their origins in Africa, their struggles for social justice in that continent, and their dispersal to North and South America, as represented in the graphic art collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) in the Department of Special Research...
  • March 29, 2017 to June 9, 2017
    The works featured in this exhibition are part of an ongoing collaboration this Spring with UC Santa Barbara’s Library, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, and the 6E Survey offered through the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. Students enrolled in this course are working to revise the museum labels you see on display by...
  • April 6, 2017 to August 11, 2017
    Located in the Special Research Collections, this exhibition exposes the intimate power of women’s voices through book arts. As scholar and printer Johanna Drucker reminds us: “Women create authority in the world by structuring a relation between enclosure and exposure. The women who make books out of the materials of their lives and imaginations...
  • May 4, 2017 to June 4, 2017
    Two new  exhibitions reflect artistic journeys of first-year and graduating MFA students at UC Santa Barbara. “MFA First Year Review,” features the works of seven artists: Lucy Holtsnider, Robert Huerta, Daria Izad, Jennifer Lugris, Jimmy Miracle, Carlos Ochoa and Toni Scott. Open now, it runs through May 19 in the Red Barn Project Space (Building...
  • May 25, 2017
    “Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking” Cecilia Heyes is Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Life Sciences and Professor of Psychology at All Souls College, University of Oxford. Her work examines the evolution of human cognition. It explores the ways in which natural selection, learning, developmental and cultural processes...
  • May 25, 2017
    In this talk, Joshua Dubler takes stock of the current critical discourses around mass incarceration, and argues that if you are not yet a prison abolitionist, there is a good chance that you will be one soon. In assessing the current impossibility of prison abolition, and by looking back to the movement that abolished slavery, Dubler argues that...
  • May 25, 2017
    It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez), a transgender sex worker, is back on the block in this critically-acclaimed indie comedy, which was entirely shot using modified iPhone 5S cameras. Upon hearing that her boyfriend and pimp Chester (James Ransone) has cheated on her with a cis-gender woman while she was in...
  • May 26, 2017
    UCSB's 26th Annual Reel Loud Silent Film Festival features a collaboration of film, music, art, and dance. Our Pre-show reception will include an art show, dance performances, refreshments, and photo ops on our red carpet! The main event showcases silent, contemporary student films accompanied by live musical performances. At the end of the...
  • May 30, 2017
    UCSB Script to Screen will host Academy Award-winning production designers David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco for a post-screening Q&A. The event will be moderated by Pollock Theater Director Matt Ryan. The UCSB Script to Screen series examines the screenplay and its transition to the screen from the perspective of writers, directors,...
  • May 31, 2017
    Hearing the Music Academy of the West: Recording a Community Through the DecadesIn honor of the Music Academy of the West’s 70th Anniversary, the UC Santa Barbara Library has digitized 400 early and fragile concert recordings from the famous conservatory, including special performances by Marilyn Horne, Jerome Lowenthal, and Lotte Lehmann. UCSB...
  • May 31, 2017
    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 on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 4 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. Photo by Tony Mastres.
  • June 1, 2017
    Under the direction of Paul Bambach, the Wind Ensemble will present its annual spring concert on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The performance will feature the music of Frank Ticheli, who will also serve as guest conductor on the program. Photo by Eric Isaacs.