Below are News items in the category of Lectures & Talks

Psychological Perspectives on Memory and "Moonwalking with Einstein" (Feb. 6)

Learn about the psychological perspectives on memory from local experts at this UCSB Reads panel discussion.

Artist Talk and Reception: Jan. 30, 3:30pm

The UCSB Library and Chicano Studies Institute are co-sponsoring an artist talk by Favianna Rodriguez, in conjunction with the exhibit, "Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination."

Library to Host California Map Society

The Map & Imagery Lab and the University Library will be hosting a meeting of the California Map Society on February 2nd.

History Affiliates Lecture Thursday on the Emancipation Proclamation

There will be a lecture on Thursday commemoratig the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, offered in conjunction with the exhibit currently on view in Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Davidson Library.

UCSB Reads 2013 Book Announced: Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

The Library is excited to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2013 — Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer (Penguin, 2011).

Open Access Week Events - October 22-28

The UCSB Library is hosting two events in conjunction with Open Access Week, a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about new models of scholarly publishing.

The Compact Disc Turns 30: Library Employee Sam Brylawski on NPR

Sam Brylawski from Special Collections was interviewed on NPR. He shared his insights on the anniversary of the compact disc.

KDB-93.7/FM Radio: UCSB Celebrates the Golden Age of Opera (1850’s-1920)

David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, recently spoke with KDB-93.7/FM about the current exhibition in Special Collections--"Stars of the Opera Stage: ‘Golden Age' Images from the William R. Moran Collection."

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.