Below are News items in the category of Lectures & Talks

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."

Buy Your Tickets Now for Rain Man (Jan. 30)

The first big UCSB Reads event is coming up on Wednesday, January 30 at 7pm with a screening of the classic film, "Rain Man," followed by a Q&A with screenwriter, Barry Morrow.

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.

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.

MIL Head to Discuss Chinese Research

Jon Jablonski, head of MIL since 2010, will present results of research conducted in Wuhan China on May 8.

Moby-Duck Author, Donovan Hohn, to Speak on Campus (March 5)

The author of this year's UCSB Reads book will give a free lecture on Monday, March 5, 2012.