Below are News items in the category of Humanities

In the Limelight: Diversity on Stage

This exhibit featured works from CEMA’s growing performing arts collections. This exhibit included original scripts, photographs, graphic art and collectibles autographed by the likes of Cesar Chavez, Luis Valdez, and Jane Fonda.

Documenting The Lands Of The Silk Road

Selections from UCSB’s Department of Special Collections related to the various lands and cultures associated with the Silk Road.

New Digital Collection with 5,000 Cylinder Recordings Online

A new digital collection featuring the library's cylinder recordings from the mid 1890s to the mid 1920s is now online.

Ninja Press at Twenty

An exhibit of artists books and related work by Carolee Campbell, creator of Ninja Press and alumna of UCSB College of Creative Studies.

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Audio Archive

Thanks to donors Neal Linson, Ceil Pulitzer, and Stanley Sheinbaum, a project has begun to digitize and make accessible on the web some of the most important conference proceedings, talks, and dialogues recorded by CSDI.

John S. Kiewit Photography Collection

The UCSB Library Department of Special Collections is pleased to announce that it recently has received the John S. Kiewit Photography Collection (Mss 228) of several thousand slides, prints, negatives and related work.

Goldshlak (Leon A.) Gilbert & Sullivan Collection

This exhibit highlighted the collection of books, sound recordings, videotapes, scores and graphic materials related to the careers and operas of William S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan.

The History of Asian America On Stage: Highlights from the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives

This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.

Lincoln Lives! An Exhibit of The Wyles Collection

The collection of books and materials that a local resident named William Wyles left to the University of California Santa Barbara in the 1940s formed the basis on which the Department of Special Collections was built.

Lotte Lehmann: Portraits and Portrayals

This exhibit featured photographs and other materials from the Performing Arts Department's collections on opera singer Lotte Lehmann.