Below are News items in the category of Humanities

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.

El Teatro Campesino: Videos Now Available Online

A Grant from UC MEXUS to the UCSB Library as part of the ImaginArte multidisciplinary initiative has helped to fund the conversion of 118 video tapes into 5 different formats.

The U.S. and the World after 1945

Our current exhibit materials that reflect the political and cultural state of the world after the end of World War II.

Department of Special Collections Acquires Lou Cannon Papers

UCSB Library’s Department of Special Collections has recently acquired the papers of author Lou Cannon, former White House correspondent and noted biographer of Ronald Reagan.

Made in Germany: The Work of Five Book Artists

The UC Santa Barbara Library, Professor Harry Reese, and book artist Gunnar Kaldewey presented “Made in Germany,” recent artist books from five contemporary fine arts presses from Germany for an exhibit in Special Collections.