Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Isla Vista: Building a Community
  • Mon, 10/10/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/24/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

This exhibition explores the political, cultural, and social struggles of Isla Vista to become an independent, cohesive community, from 1970 to the present day. Since the protests of the 1970s, grassroots activism has improved conditions in the area, but Isla Vista, populated mainly by UCSB...

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Soldiers of the 9th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) wait to go “over the top” on a trench raid near Arras, France. 24 March 1917.
  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

View the online exhibition.

The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).  This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes...

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Black Classicists
  • Wed, 01/18/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

14 Black Classicists focuses on the lives of fourteen African-American men and women who made groundbreaking achievements in education and the field of Classics at the end of the Civil War. Each taught Greek or Latin at the college or university level and their academic accomplishments paved the...

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Rosario, Mexico
  • Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

Christopher Cardinale’s illustrations of Rosario, Mexico, the town depicted in Into the Beautiful North.  The illustrations were originally created for the graphic novel ...

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In Africa and the Americas
  • Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
Exhibition

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...

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Mar
2
UCSB Reads 2017 Badge
  • Thu, 03/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
Event

Fátima Suárez, a graduate student in the Department of Sociology, will examine the way the UCSB Reads 2017 book, Into the Beautiful North, plays with notions of agency within the fictional Mexican community of Tres Camarones. Taking a a...

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Mar
8
Photo of Noel Lobley
  • Wed, 03/08/2017 - 3:30pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event

Ethnomusicologist, sound curator and artist Noel Lobley presents some creative, interactive and performative sound curation, blending examples from his own practice with rare sounds selected from the Special Research Collections at...

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Mar
9
UCSB Reads 2017 Badge
  • Thu, 03/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Local attorneys Marysol Bretado, specializing in criminal law, and Olivia Rodriguez, specializing in immigration law, and members of the Latina/o community will discuss themes in this year's UCSB Reads 2017 book selection, Into the Beautiful North, which explores issues of immigration, return...

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Mar
10
Lunch & Learn event
  • Fri, 02/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 03/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 04/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 05/12/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 06/02/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

15-minute talks by graduate students—one from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and one from a SHEF (Social Science, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts) discipline. For graduate students only -- enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate...

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Mar
13
  • Mon, 03/13/2017 - 8:30am to Tue, 03/14/2017 - 3:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event, Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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California data librarians, data curators, and others interested in exploring and discussing data-related services for academic libraries are invited to a two-day unconference-style meeting hosted by UC Santa Barbara Library.

This event will be held in UCSB Library’s...

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Mar
17
Study Break
  • Fri, 03/17/2017 -
    11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

The Library will host a free Study Break for UCSB students with chair massages, puzzles, coloring books, a stretching station, tea and healthy snacks. Co-sponsored with Health & Wellness.

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African textile
  • Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am to Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:00am
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

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...

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Image of peony artist book
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

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...

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Apr
7
Lunch & Learn event
  • Fri, 02/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 03/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 04/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 05/12/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 06/02/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

15-minute talks by graduate students—one from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and one from a SHEF (Social Science, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts) discipline. For graduate students only -- enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate...

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Apr
13
UCSB Reads 2017 Badge
  • Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Relying on dozens of personal letters exchanged among Mexican male migrants across the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 1960s, this talk by Miroslava Chávez-García (UCSB Department of History) probes migrants’ longing for economic opportunity, masculine affirmation, and emotional fulfillment. As...

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Apr
19
John Lee Photo
  • Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

This talk by John W.I. Lee (History) is in conjunction with "14 Black Classicists" on exhibit at both the AD&A Museum and the UCSB Library.

Co-sponsored with the UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum; the Argyropoulos...

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Apr
24
Luis Urrea
  • Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
Event

UCSB, Campbell Hall

Free reading, lecture, and book-signing by Luis Urrea, author of Into the Beautiful North, the UCSB Reads 2017 book selection. No tickets needed; seats are on a first-come, first-...

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May
2
Hanrie Han
  • Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

Since the election of Donald Trump, the United States has witnessed an outpouring of protest activity. What does social science research tell us about the conditions under which protest is most likely to be effective? What does this mean for the protest activity in the present era?

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May
12
Lunch & Learn event
  • Fri, 02/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 03/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 04/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 05/12/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 06/02/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

15-minute talks by graduate students—one from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and one from a SHEF (Social Science, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts) discipline. For graduate students only -- enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate...

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Jun
2
Lunch & Learn event
  • Fri, 02/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 03/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 04/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 05/12/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Fri, 06/02/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

15-minute talks by graduate students—one from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and one from a SHEF (Social Science, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts) discipline. For graduate students only -- enjoy free lunch and a chance to socialize with and learn from graduate...

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Art of Science
  • Fri, 07/28/2017 - 1:00pm to Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:30pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition will feature the winners of the annual Art of Science competition organized by UCSB’s Schuller Lab and Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. The UCSB Library is proud to showcase these...

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