Below are News items in the category of Humanities

Framing the Word: The Making of the Modern Bible, c. 1250-1611

Twenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries trace the history of the modern Bible, from its beginnings as a series of partial manuscripts to the single volume format that exists today.

New on OAC and Calisphere: Kearny Street Workshop posters from UCSB

Students and researchers now have free access to 170 images of posters, artwork, and photographs documenting the work of the Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian/Pacific American community in 1970s and 1980s San Francisco.

Come Together: Interethnic Collaborations for Equity and Social Change in the 1970s

This exhibition features selected 1970s vintage posters by San Francisco Bay Area activist artists who represent a spirit of cultural diversity, social equity/social change, and international human rights from various perspectives.

The American Presidency

This exhibit features materials from Special Collections on sixteen of the United States presidents, including Lincoln, Wilson, JFK, Nixon, and Reagan.

Exploring the Boundaries: The Artist Book

This exhibit in Special Collections displays artist books from Special Collections and the Arts Library as part of the 3 Millionth Volume Celebration.

Edouard Pecourt Collection: An Exhibit of Early French Cylinder and Disc Recordings

Pecourt’s extraordinary collection of over 3,000 cylinders and 18,000 discs was acquired by the UCSB Library in 2010. Selections from the collection are on exhibit in the Department of Special Collections.

Necessary Theater: Luis Valdez and the Teatro Campesino

The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) will be co-sponsoring a day-long Chicano Theater Conference and Diversity Lecture Series.

Esteban Villa: El Movimiento Chicano and the Royal Chicano Air Force

The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) will be co-sponsoring two presentations by Esteban Villa on the Chicano movement and the Royal Chicano Air Force artist collective.

Victor Project News: Second NEH Grant Awarded to Support Further Development of Online Encyclopedia

A second National Endowment for the Humanities grant has been awarded to the UCSB Library.