Below are News items in the category of Humanities

The Legacy of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

The Department of Special Collections is pleased to announce an exhibition highlighting the history of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

What’s In the Wyles Collection: Non-Book Materials

On display were a selection of non-book materials covering the Civil War, Westward Expansion, and the Gold Rush in California and Alaska.

Performing Arts Collections

This exhibit featured items from the Performing Arts Collections in the Department of Special Collections.

Art Through the Mail: The Eternal Network

Co-curated by Lyn Korenic, Lydia Emard, and Barbara Millett, this collection of Mail Art was generously donated to the Arts Library by Santa Barbara tattoo artist (and former mail artist) Pat Fish.

Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ Book

The Department of Special Collections’ exhibit, Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ Book, was a traveling exhibit co-sponsored by several arts organizations in Santa Cruz county.

Cultural Aspects of Death

The Department of Special Collections’ exhibit, “Cultural Aspects of Death,” was held in conjunction with activities sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the University Art Museum.

African American Materials in Special Collections

This exhibit highlighted African American materials in the Department of Special Collections.

The American Civil War - A Personal Account

This exhibit highlighted American Civil War materials from the Wyles Collections, including correspondence and diaries of Civil War soldiers.

American Women Poets

This exhibit highlighted American women poets in Special Collections' literary holdings.