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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...
  • April 26, 2017
    In this talk-showcase, Zingha Foma will present her research project entitled “Afrikan Textiles: Reclaiming Stolen Histories, Identities, and Technologies through Dress Practices.” Informed by historical research, Zingha argues that Afrikan textile production and dress practices are crucial modes for self-liberation. Currently focused on West...
  • April 26, 2017
    A showcase of projects created by UCSB's Data Science Club Project Group during winter 2017. With the help of Inertia7 (a data science platform created by alumni and members of the Data Science Club), the Project Group fosters a community of peers that work on team-building and creation of data science projects. The projects will be presented...
  • April 26, 2017
    “Fiercely beautiful and bravely, utterly exposed.” NPR Grammy Award-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth is dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. With a borderless repertoire encompassing singing traditions from around the world, the New York-based octet produces sounds that range “from mere whispers to moments of...
  • April 27, 2017
    The discussion will focus on Gabriel Gatti, Ignacio Irazuzta & María Martínez (2017) When School Meets the Other: Intercultural Policies in the Basque Inclusive School, Patterns of Prejudice, 51:1,89-110: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0031322X.2016.1274157 and From Identity to Vulnerability / De la identidad a la vulnerabilidad by Maria...
  • April 27, 2017
    The idea of child heroism in Russian literature for children first can be traced to state ideology and analyzed as part of patriotic pedagogical discourse both in the Russian imperial period and in the Soviet Union. Secondly, models of heroic behavior and their narrative representations closely resemble models of behavior by saints found in...
  • April 27, 2017
    Ceramics has been a marginal practice within the history of postwar art. But embedded in a discourse of experimentation with materials, tactility, and performance, its formal concerns resonate as a parallel medium to avant-garde movements of the 1950s and 1960s, including, but not limited to: Abstract Expressionism, happenings, experimental music...
  • April 27, 2017
    In Utero is a cinematic rumination on what will emerge as the most provocative subject of the twenty-first century – life in the womb and its lasting impact on human development, human behavior, and the state of the world. In Utero brings together for the first time convincing data that explain why some individuals face challenges from the start...
  • April 27, 2017
    “One of her generation’s most gifted writers.” – Reza Aslan, author of Zealot Among today’s most influential and articulate voices, author and essayist Laila Lalami delivers salient explorations of timely issues such as injustice and Islamophobia. Born in Morocco and educated in England and the U.S., Lalami is celebrated for her deft interplay...
  • April 29, 2017
    “An extraordinarily imaginative and intelligent pianist who connects deeply with music lovers.” The Seattle Times With a distinguished career spanning more than four decades, cherished pianist Murray Perahia is celebrated for his “breathtaking drive and imagination” (Los Angeles Times). His wide and varied discography includes a special...
  • April 30, 2017
    The annual festival that is “redefining what kids’ entertainment can be” (Time Out New York) returns with a fresh and exciting lineup of kid-friendly, parent-approved and jury selections. A kaleidoscopic showcase of the best short film and animation from around the world, this entertaining mix of musical and narrative shorts offers a delightful...
  • May 1, 2017
    This talk by Janneke Adema, Research Fellow at the Centre for Disruptive Media at Coventry University (UK), will provide an overview of the problems these kinds of platforms, Academia.edu and ResearchGate, and the overarching trend towards metricization and self-branding pose to the future of academia. Adema will explore how the measurements that...
  • May 2, 2017
    Hahrie Han (UCSB Political Science) specializes in the study of collective action, social change, and democratic revitalization, particularly as it pertains to social justice and environmental issues. Her talk will examine the recent outpouring of protest activity since the election of Donald Trump. What does social science research tell us about...
  • May 2, 2017
    “[Yo-Yo Ma] may be the greatest cellist in the world and, some would argue, the greatest cellist ever.” The Washington Post “[Edgar Meyer is] the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument.” The New Yorker “Chris Thile [is a] devilishly dexterous and eclectic American mandolin player.” The Guardian (U.K.) In...
  • May 3, 2017
    Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Percussion Ensemble presents “Ritual and Ceremony: Chamber Music for Percussion, Piano, and Dance” on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. Special guests will include Christina McCarthy, choreographer (Vice Chair, UCSB Department of Theater and Dance); Leslie Cain and Sio...
  • May 3, 2017
    “A master of pointing out the absurd in everyday life.” USA Today “The funniest writer in America.... Sedaris is thoughtful and sweet in addition to being slyly hilarious.” O, the Oprah Magazine David Sedaris’ sidesplitting Santa Barbara shows have quickly become a local tradition. Returning with his strange-but-true experiences, spot-on satire...
  • May 4, 2017
    Weavers:
    Jennifer Bates
    Lois Bohna
    Linda Yamane Panelists:
    Dana Bardolph (Anthropology, UCSB)
    Kaitlin Brown (Anthropology, UCSB)
    Jan Timbrook (Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History) Four Native American basketweavers will discuss the role that weaving plays in each of their communities. The basketweavers will...
  • May 4, 2017
    Documentary Raising Zoey offers a vibrant and inspiring portrait of family, following thirteen-year-old Zoey, her mother Ofelia and sister Letty as they navigate Zoey's transition, legal battles against discrimination in Zoey's public school, and the joys and complexities of adolescence. A powerful demonstration of how resilience,...
  • May 4, 2017
    Award winning science correspondent and TV journalist Ira Flatow is the host of Science Friday®, heard weekly on Public Radio International, and online. He will explore the challenges and efforts to explain the uncertainty that scientists welcome but the public finds bewildering. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session from...
  • May 4, 2017
    "Energetic country music chameleons, Nashville's Old Crow Medicine Show are an exuberant, curious bunch. Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry… a massively successful live band, as remarkable for its energy as its unexpected variety." The Guardian “The twentysomethings in Old Crow Medicine Show marry old-time string music and punk...
  • May 5, 2017
    This symposium addresses the strange fact that, in both European and Middle Eastern medieval studies, those texts that we now study and teach as the most canonical representations of their era were in fact not popular or even read in their day. On the other hand, those texts that were popular, as evidenced by the extant manuscript record, are...