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    Softball: UCSB Defeats Nebraska-Omaha, Wins Second Straight in Extra Innings https://t.co/K6gXfECU2d
    1 hour 57 min ago
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    New study reveals dissolved oxygen levels are dropping in oceans around the world as a result of #climatechange: https://t.co/yC08zCybSo
    6 hours 15 min ago
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    UCSB’s Nikkei Student Union will present “Manzanar Fishing Club” as part of a Day of Remembrance on Feb. 21. https://t.co/rX387XzrIs
    6 hours 30 min ago
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    Gauchos have a successful day with a win against UC Davis 4-0 and St. Mary's 4-3 https://t.co/eBmdVbdmkW
    15 hours 34 min ago
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    .@UCSB_Baseball can't solve Arriaga, fall 1-0 at LMU. Series rubber match tomorrow at 1 PM! RECAP >>>… https://t.co/F8nk3CCoag
    17 hours 11 min ago
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    Softball: Gauchos Defeat Pacific in Extra Innings, Fall to Stanford https://t.co/R8MtFxyclg
    17 hours 44 min ago
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    Women's Tennis: UC Santa Barb. 4, UC Davis 0 (Final) Gauchos win third straight, defeat UC Davis 4-0 https://t.co/vDAcGmp1yY
    18 hours 35 min ago
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    WBB: Gauchos Gobbled Up By Long Beach State Pressure, Fall 59-45 In Third of Four Game Road Trip https://t.co/rOVVIVM7ag
    18 hours 55 min ago
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    Gauchos Drop 66-48 Decision to Long Beach State https://t.co/WEEbdyqn0E
    20 hours 17 min ago

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 21, 2017
    The documentary Cities of Sleep takes us into a heady world of insurgent sleepers' communities and the infamous "sleep mafia" in Delhi, where just securing a safe sleeping spot often becomes a question of life and death. The film traces the lives of two individuals, Shakeel and Ranjeet. Shakeel, a renegade homeless sleeper, has for...
  • February 21, 2017
    “Happy July 4th from Cleo’s Hell on Heels Bar, the hottest spot on Panama City
    Beach! And now to bring some sizzle to your holiday, help me welcome to the stage the
    scorching new star in the Panhandle, the blazing supernova of drag: Miss Georgia
    McBride!!!” – Eddie What happens when an Elvis impersonator has to become a drag...
  • February 21, 2017
    Secrets. We all have them. What happens when those secrets are wrenchingly revealed and everything boils to the surface? Octavio Solis’ beautiful play unfolds in 1970’s El Paso, Texas during the Vietnam war when the arrival of a mysterious outsider, Lydia, brings family secrets to light. This poetic and highly imaginative play about loss,...
  • February 21, 2017
    “Still the world’s best-loved Irish folk band, both for their superb musicianship and their sense of adventure!” The Guardian (U.K.) Beloved for bringing traditional Irish music to the world’s attention, “virtuosos and historians” (The New York Times) The Chieftains have created their own exhilarating and definitive style. In their more than 50...
  • February 22, 2017
    This talk will explore efforts involving two of Quetzal songs; “Estoy Aqui” and “Coyote Hustle.” In both cases the community engaged in“agonistic harmony.” The ideas and theory embedded in the songs were debated and explored by community, which, eventually led to critical action. As a Chicana musician who has mostly produced music for public...
  • February 22, 2017
    “Not only does her film convey the color and excitement of the event, it also analyzes it as a microcosm of the changing identity and role of the Chinese in American culture.” – Boston Globe
    9-MAN uncovers an isolated and unique streetball tournament played by Chinese-Americans in the heart of Chinatowns across the USA and Canada. Largely...
  • February 22, 2017
    “Happy July 4th from Cleo’s Hell on Heels Bar, the hottest spot on Panama City
    Beach! And now to bring some sizzle to your holiday, help me welcome to the stage the
    scorching new star in the Panhandle, the blazing supernova of drag: Miss Georgia
    McBride!!!” – Eddie What happens when an Elvis impersonator has to become a drag...
  • February 22, 2017
    Secrets. We all have them. What happens when those secrets are wrenchingly revealed and everything boils to the surface? Octavio Solis’ beautiful play unfolds in 1970’s El Paso, Texas during the Vietnam war when the arrival of a mysterious outsider, Lydia, brings family secrets to light. This poetic and highly imaginative play about loss,...
  • February 23, 2017
    Sir Colin Blakemore is Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford (where he worked in the medical school for 33 years). From 2003-2007 Sir Blakemore was the Chief Executive of the British Medical Research Council, which provides...
  • February 23, 2017
    In this talk Benjamin brings together her psychoanalytic theory of the Third together with her experience with dialogue in the Middle East and with colleagues involved in post-war reconciliation in Rwanda, South Africa and Chile. She suggests ways in which we can think about deep psychological structures in both collectives and individuals that...
  • February 23, 2017
    Join us for a special screening of films from the Wende Museum shown in their original 16mm and 8mm formats. With subjects including labor, industry, and social customs, these films highlight the Soviet sphere of influence in all aspects of life.
  • February 23, 2017
    This panel works with and across the boundary between the secular and religious to discuss the question of Black atheism and how it affects Black lives. Sikivu Hutchinson is the author of Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars— first book on atheism to be published by an African-American woman. William David Hart,...
  • February 23, 2017
    "Rebecca" was Alfred Hitchcock’s first American film. It was produced under contract with David O. Selznick and is an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel. Starring Laurence Olivier as the brooding aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter and Joan Fontaine as the young woman who becomes his second wife. In the post-screening...
  • February 23, 2017
    “This is perhaps the best detective story ever told – a millennia-long search, led by a thousand explorers for the question marks at the center of every living cell.” – Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See Oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee’s new book The Gene: An Intimate History, debuted at No. 1 on...
  • February 23, 2017
    Oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee’s new book The Gene: An Intimate History, debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times bestseller list. It is a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic...
  • February 23, 2017
    “Happy July 4th from Cleo’s Hell on Heels Bar, the hottest spot on Panama City
    Beach! And now to bring some sizzle to your holiday, help me welcome to the stage the
    scorching new star in the Panhandle, the blazing supernova of drag: Miss Georgia
    McBride!!!” – Eddie What happens when an Elvis impersonator has to become a drag...
  • February 23, 2017
    Secrets. We all have them. What happens when those secrets are wrenchingly revealed and everything boils to the surface? Octavio Solis’ beautiful play unfolds in 1970’s El Paso, Texas during the Vietnam war when the arrival of a mysterious outsider, Lydia, brings family secrets to light. This poetic and highly imaginative play about loss,...
  • February 24, 2017
    UCSB Theater and Dance presents an intimate viewing of dance pieces performed by members of the UCSB Dance Company from their touring repertory, ISO@2 choreographed by Lilian Manansala and Pupil Suite by Andrea Miller.
    Christina McCarthy, Interim Vice Chair of UCSB Theater and Dance, will present Nevermore, a dance/puppet theater piece...
  • February 24, 2017
    “Happy July 4th from Cleo’s Hell on Heels Bar, the hottest spot on Panama City
    Beach! And now to bring some sizzle to your holiday, help me welcome to the stage the
    scorching new star in the Panhandle, the blazing supernova of drag: Miss Georgia
    McBride!!!” – Eddie What happens when an Elvis impersonator has to become a drag...
  • February 25, 2017
    A striking aspect of contemporary Japanese culture is the pervasive nature of discussions and representations of “spirits” (tama or tamashii), generally rooted in vaguely articulated discourses on “animism” (animizumu) that often exist separately from explicit religious forms. Indeed, to many Japanese, their country has a split ontological outlook...
  • February 25, 2017
    In a special Cinephile Saturday program, the Pollock Theater is proud to present Seven Samurai on 35mm film. Kurosawa's masterpiece tells the story of a poor village under attack by bandits, which recruits seven unemployed samurai to help the villagers defend themselves. This event is presented in conjunction with the 2017 UCSB Reads program...
  • February 25, 2017
    This screening of the classic film "Seven Samurai" (1954), directed by Akira Kurosawa, is offered as part of UCSB Reads 2017. In the UCSB Reads 2017 book, Into the Beautiful North, 19-year old Nayeli is inspired after watching "The Magnificent Seven" (1960) to head north to recruit seven men to protect her Mexican village from...
  • February 27, 2017
    Historian Yuval Noah Harari has taken the world on a tour through the span of humanity, from apes to rulers of the world. Harari became an international sensation when he argued in his bestselling book Sapiens that humans conquered the world through our ability to believe in collective myths about gods, money and freedom. In the highly-anticipated...
  • February 28, 2017
    The documentary "Starving The Beast" examines the on-going power struggle on college campuses across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America's public universities. The film reveals an historic philosophical shift that reframes public higher education as a "value proposition" to...