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    RT @UCSBWomenSoccer: Erin Williams is a technical CM who will bring depth to our mid. Erin plays for Santa Barbara SC & Santa Ynez HS http…
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    RT @UCSB_Baseball: 11 days away from the opener here's a look at our @Easton_Baseball backpacks https://t.co/w0eQ4lNRgL
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    Laura Lora, a student originally from Ghana, proves that sometimes all you need is some deep poetry #UCSBAmplified. https://t.co/oLWqDyqLou
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    Bren Ph.D. Student Symposium https://t.co/qz0JOTvIhV #UCSB
    6 hours 31 min ago
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    $200 Book Grant Available for Re-Entry/Non-Traditional Students https://t.co/W7tBUFvu0w #UCSB
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    Gauchos Head to UC Davis Thursday Night https://t.co/bNLr9zaDRG
    8 hours 17 min ago
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    #LoveMyFDL Want info about Super PAC spending? U.S. govt has tons of data: https://t.co/J5iBb7rHVY https://t.co/fe8bTgVHlt
    8 hours 28 min ago
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    WBB: UCSB to Visit UC Irvine, Long Beach State https://t.co/o7lW4ln18L
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    Our friends @sbmuseart posted this stunner by photographer Sebastião Salgado. Catch his A&L talk on March 2: https://t.co/EcJD2Oqifg
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    We love bikes, just not inside. Please do not ride, walk, park, or in any other way bring a bike in #UCSBLibrary. https://t.co/08onDBW19H
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Highlighted Events

  • September 12, 2015 to May 1, 2016
    New York-based artist Stephen Westfall is the Museum’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence. Westfall has been commissioned to execute a wall painting in the Museum’s soaring Nachman Gallery.  Spanning all four walls of the gallery, Westfall’s massive painting will include a series of multicolored diamonds, clustered together and floating individually. As...
  • January 7, 2016 to March 18, 2016
    Malik Seneferu is an American conceptual artist and painter whose work explores race, identity, politics, spirituality, and adolescence. Employing intense color, he engages in magical realism with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. From the Hill and Beyond draws on Seneferu’s experience of leaving...
  • February 10, 2016
    “Gritty and groundbreaking.” – Rolling Stone It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee Rella, a transgender sex worker, is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, Sin-Dee and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous...
  • February 10, 2016
    Mary Karr (The Liars’ Club, The Art of Memoir)
    Wednesday, February 10 / 7:00 PM
    UCSB Corwin Pavilion
    FREE
    This year’s Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence is best-selling memoirist, poet and essayist Mary Karr. Her most recent publication, The Art of Memoir, features excerpts from her favorite memoirs and anecdotes from...
  • February 11, 2016
    TALK: Embodying Mind: The Case of the Sigh Aranye Fradenburg (English, UCSB)
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 / 4:00 PM
    McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Aranye Fradenburg’s particular interests are psychoanalytic theory and practice, interdisciplinary study of the mind and the environment, biopoetics, and English and Scottish medieval...
  • February 11, 2016
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 / 5:00 PM
    IHC Research Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB The topic for the February 2016 meeting of the Architecture & Mind RFG is (Gestalt) Psychology & Architecture. Readings by Geoffrey Scott & Rudolf Arnheim initiate discussions about how architecture and architectural detail determine &...
  • February 11, 2016
    Black Citymakers revisits the Seventh Ward immortalized in W.E.B. DuBois’s The Philadelphia Negro. In his book, Dr. Marcus Hunter follows the transformation of the neighborhood from predominately black at the beginning of the 20th Century into the largely white upper middle class and commercial neighborhood it exists as today. Dr. Hunter is...
  • February 16, 2016
    READING: Rick Benjamin, Associate Director for Community Engagement, IHC
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 / 4:00 PM
    McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Now happily entrenched at UCSB, Rick Benjamin has also taught at Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, Goddard College, Haverford College, Haystack, New Urban Arts, as well as at...
  • February 16, 2016
    Farm workers, usually viewed by their corporate counterparts as backwards and primitive, have actually been in the forefront of visionary thinking about the future. Dr. Curtis Marez looks at how the appropriation of photography, film, video, and other technologies expressed a “farm worker futurism,” a set of farm worker social formations that...
  • February 17, 2016
    “…an electrifying piece of hip-hop history that speaks urgently to right now.” – The Rolling Stone In 1987, the streets of South Los Angeles were some of the most dangerous in the U.S. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a...
  • February 17, 2016
    2016 World Tour The Harlem Globetrotters
  • February 17, 2016
    “A stone-cold knockout.” Star Tribune “It’s clear that she is deeply and internally in love with the act of singing, utterly and blissfully present in the welling up of each note, in the zone of the sublime.” The Huffington Post By any measure of talent and accomplishment, Lisa Fischer is a superstar. Yet, if you do not know her name it is likely...
  • February 18, 2016
    John D. Dunne (Distinguished Professor in Contemplative Humanities, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 / 4:00 PM
    McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB
    Over the last two decades, some of the most influential scientific studies of meditation have examined practices based...
  • February 18, 2016
    UCSB Department of Theater and Dance presents the Freshmen Dance Company Concert
    https://secure.lsit.ucsb.edu/dram/d7/news/event/410
  • February 19, 2016
    This one-day symposium will investigate Nabokov’s writerly practice as a broadly conceived effort of translation. An émigré writer whose works were translated into many languages, Nabokov was himself a notorious translator. Yet translation, in his work, is much more than the mere transposition of a literary text from one language into another – it...
  • February 19, 2016
    Desmond King (International Relations,University of Oxford)
    Friday, February 19, 1:00 PM
    HSSB 4041
    Professor King is a renowned scholar of race and politics in American political development, comparative welfare politics and labor market policy, democratization and immigration policy. He is the author of many books, including...
  • February 19, 2016
    For its 10th anniversary at UCSB, Naked Shakes presents an epic world premiere event, THE DEATH OF KINGS, two plays performed together in repertory, adapted and directed by Irwin
    Appel from the history plays of William Shakespeare. Part One: “I Come But For Mine Own”, comprises Richard II, Henry IV, 1 and 2, and Henry V. Since 2006, the...
  • February 19, 2016
    UCSB Theater and Dance presents the Freshmen Dance Company Concert
    https://secure.lsit.ucsb.edu/dram/d7/news/event/410
  • February 19, 2016
    The Jungle Fire sound digs deep into Afro-Latin Funk (or TropiFunk) with an approach that is authentic and highly explosive. Jungle Fire pulls its influences from music of legends such as Irakere, Ray Barretto, James Brown, Fela Kuti, and Manu Dibango while creating a melting pot of Afro-Caribbean and West African rhythms with a heavy break beat...
  • February 19, 2016
    The Jungle Fire sound digs deep into Afro-Latin Funk (or TropiFunk) with an approach that is authentic and highly explosive. Jungle Fire pulls its influences from music of legends such as Irakere, Ray Barretto, James Brown, Fela Kuti, and Manu Dibango while creating a melting pot of Afro-Caribbean and West African rhythms with a heavy break beat...
  • February 20, 2016
    For its 10th anniversary at UCSB, Naked Shakes presents an epic world premiere event, THE DEATH OF KINGS, two plays performed together in repertory, adapted and directed by Irwin
    Appel from the history plays of William Shakespeare. Part One: “I Come But For Mine Own”, comprises Richard II, Henry IV, 1 and 2, and Henry V. Since 2006, the...
  • February 21, 2016
    “Intelligent lyrics, complex rhymes and innocent stories to entertain in a way most children’s artists can only dream about.” That Music Magazine “Like the great Woody Guthrie, they’ve tapped into that magic quality of folk music to bridge the age gap and connect listeners young and old with their universal message.” UTNE Reader Born adventurers...
  • February 21, 2016
    “One of the 21st century’s great ensembles.” The Vancouver Sun Under the direction of Yo-Yo Ma, the indefatigable Silk Road Ensemble returns for two glorious nights of globally-inspired musicianship. The Grammy-nominated collective of performers from Asia, Europe and the Americas combines superb technique with an eagerness to connect across...
  • February 22, 2016
    Kimberly Kay Hoang is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and the College at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work (2015) published by the University of California Press. She is also the lead editor of Human Trafficking Reconsidered:...
  • February 23, 2016
    Can something as simple as your outfit perpetuate legacies of oppression? Amongst heightened pushback surrounding racist and identity-erasing costumes or fashion statements often seen in themed parties, music videos and the run-way, it’s difficult to know where the boundaries are. This faculty- led panel will examine and explore the nuances...