UCSB Reads Conversations This Week (Wed. & Thur.)

Our UCSB Reads community conversations start this week. Conversations will feature a panel of subject experts from our Santa Barbara community. Grab your copy of "Moby-Duck" and join us!

Wednesday, February 15 at 6 PM Montecito Public Library

  • Peter Alagona, UCSB History and Env. Stds; histories of land use, natural resource management, environmental politics, and ecological science in the North American West and beyond
  • Josh Schimel, UCSB Environmental Studies and EEMB Depts; Terrestrial ecosystem ecology
  • Libe Washburn, UCSB Geography; Ocean Processes; Coastal circulation, mesoscale processes, air-sea interaction, and interdisciplinary oceanography

Thursday, February 16 at 6 PM Solvang Public Library

  • Joe Martorana, SBCC Political Sci.; public policy, environmental policy
  • Marjorie Popper, editor and author for natural history publisher, Cachuma Press, and a co-founder of the Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society
  • Josh Schimel, UCSB Environmental Studies and EEMB Depts; Terrestrial ecosystem ecology