Below are News items in the category of Lectures & Talks

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.

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.

UCSB Affiliates Lecture to Highlight UCSB Library's Special Collections

The Library's Dept. of Special Collections collects, maintains, and preserves the campus libraries' most valuable, rare, and unique materials. The UCSB Affiliates lecture on Wednesday will address some of these collections.

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. to Visit the Campus

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. will visit the UCSB campus February 8-10. Kennedy’s visit will include a public lecture and two days of working in the Art Department Printing Studio.