Events & Exhibitions on 04/01/2017

Apr
6
A Powerful Voice poster image
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event

Opening reception for the new exhibition "A Powerful Voice: Nurturing Creativity--Female Book Artists at the College of Creative Studies."  This event is free and open to the public...

Apr
8
Ole at Henley Gate
  • Sat, 04/08/2017 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Behind every great university is a great library. Prospective students are invited to stop by the UCSB Library to learn about some of our students' favorite spaces and services. Explore our Student Learning Commons, roam through the stacks and study spaces, visit the Summit Cafe, then take in...

Apr
12
Graduate Appreciation Week
  • Wed, 04/12/2017 -
    4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Graduate Students are invited to this annual reception in the Library as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

Apr
13
UCSB Reads 2017 Badge
  • Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Relying on dozens of personal letters exchanged among Mexican male migrants across the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 1960s, this talk by Miroslava Chávez-García (UCSB Department of History) probes migrants’ longing for economic opportunity, masculine affirmation, and emotional fulfillment. As...

Apr
14
Alicia Escalante
  • Fri, 04/14/2017 - 1:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

Video of event

Please join us in recognizing the life-long activism of Alicia Escalante, the founder of the East Los Angeles Welfare Rights Organization (ELAWRO), who recently donated her papers to the...

Apr
19
John Wesley Gilbert
  • Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

John W.I. Lee is Associate Professor of History at UCSB. This talk is part of the ‘Black Classicism’ lecture series presented in conjunction with the “14 Black Classicists” exhibition hosted by the AD&A Museum and the UCSB Library.  The lecture is co-sponsored by the Argyropoulos Endowment...

Apr
24
Luis Urrea
  • Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
Event

UCSB, Campbell Hall

Free reading, lecture, and book-signing by Luis Urrea, author of Into the Beautiful North, the UCSB Reads 2017 book selection. No tickets needed; seats are on a first-come, first-...

Apr
26
Data Science Club logo
  • Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
Event
A showcase of projects created by UCSB's Data Science Club Project Group during winter 2017. With the help of Inertia7 (a data science platform created by alumni and members of the Data Science Club), the Project Group fosters a community of peers that work on team-building and creation of...
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Soldiers of the 9th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) wait to go “over the top” on a trench raid near Arras, France. 24 March 1917.
  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

View the online exhibition.

The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).  This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes...

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Black Classicists
  • Wed, 01/18/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

14 Black Classicists focuses on the lives of fourteen African-American men and women who made groundbreaking achievements in education and the field of Classics at the end of the Civil War. Each taught Greek or Latin at the college or university level and their academic accomplishments paved the...

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Rosario, Mexico
  • Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

Christopher Cardinale’s illustrations of Rosario, Mexico, the town depicted in Into the Beautiful North.  The illustrations were originally created for the graphic novel ...

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In Africa and the Americas
  • Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:00am to Sun, 07/09/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
Exhibition

This exhibition represents the legacy of the movements of a people from their origins in Africa, their struggles for social justice in that continent, and their dispersal to North and South America, as represented in the graphic art collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives...

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African textile
  • Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am to Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:00am
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

The works featured in this exhibition are part of an ongoing collaboration this Spring with UC Santa Barbara’s Library, Art, Design & Architecture Museum, and the 6E Survey offered through the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. Students enrolled in this course are working to...

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Image of peony artist book
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:00am to Tue, 09/12/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

This exhibition exposes the intimate power of women’s voices through book arts. As scholar and printer Johanna Drucker reminds us: “Women create authority in the world by structuring a relation between enclosure and exposure. The women who make books out of the materials of their lives and...