Events & Exhibitions on 04/01/2017
- Thu, 04/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Opening reception for the new exhibition "A Powerful Voice: Nurturing Creativity--Female Book Artists at the College of Creative Studies." This event is free and open to the public...
- Sat, 04/08/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Behind every great university is a great library. Prospective students are invited to stop by the UCSB Library to learn about some of our students' favorite spaces and services. Explore our Student Learning Commons, roam through the stacks and study spaces, visit the Summit Cafe, then take in...
- Wed, 04/12/2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Graduate Students are invited to this annual reception in the Library as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.
- Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:00pm
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...
- Fri, 04/14/2017 - 1:00pm
Please join us in recognizing the life-long activism of Alicia Escalante, the founder of the East Los Angeles Welfare Rights Organization (ELAWRO), who recently donated her papers to the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives at the UCSB Library. Escalante organized the ELAWRO in 1967...
- Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:00pm
John W.I. Lee is Associate Professor of History at UCSB. This talk is part of the ‘Black Classicism’ lecture series presented in conjunction with the “14 Black Classicists” exhibition hosted by the AD&A Museum and the UCSB Library. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Argyropoulos Endowment...
- Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:00pm
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-...
- Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:00pm
- Tue, 11/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
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...
- Wed, 01/18/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:00pm
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...
- Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
- Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
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...
- Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am to Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:00am
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...
- Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:00pm
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...