Today's Events & Exhibitions

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  • Tue, 08/27/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/26/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
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As UCSB grew from a small liberal arts college into a large Research One University, the plans for the campus buildings grew accordingly. This exhibition showcases some of the long-range plans for the campus which are housed in the Architecture and Design Collection at UCSB’s Art, Design...
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  • Thu, 10/24/2019 - 8:00am to Sat, 07/04/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

There will be an opening reception for the exhibition from 5 -7PM on Thursday, October 24.  This event is free and open to the public.

There will be an open house for the...

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Eunice Foote exhibition image
  • Tue, 11/05/2019 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/27/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

View the online exhibition here.

Eunice Foote was an early American feminist, inventor, and ground-breaking scientist. 
 
Foote’s 1856 discovery serves as a cornerstone of understanding the...

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Jan
21
  • Tue, 01/21/2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Library presents a panel discussion that will provide a national and international perspective on climate justice in conjunction with UCSB Reads 2020. Climate justice frames climate change as a civil rights issue in addition to an environmental issue. In Rising: Dispatches from the New...

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Jan
28
  • Tue, 01/28/2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
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In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2020 UCSB Library presents a talk by Leah Stokes, Assistant Professor of Political Science, to be followed by a public reception.
 
Whether it’s sea level rise in the Bay Area,...
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Jan
30
  • Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Please join UCSB Library, the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships, and the California NanoSystems Institute at a workshop to help you craft a caption that quickly, clearly, and succinctly shares the importance of your artwork. Amanda Stansell (Lecturer, UCSB Writing Program) will...
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Feb
4
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  • Tue, 02/04/2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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EcoDataScience is an environmental data science study group at UCSB. This volunteer-driven group provides hands-on, lunch-time workshops on various data science tools relevant to environmental science. Lessons in the past have included Spatial Analysis in R, an introduction to Python, advanced...
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Feb
4
  • Tue, 02/04/2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Join the UCSB Library for a free zine workshop, no experience necessary! Zines (pronounced “zeens”) are self-published, DIY collections of photos and text that are printed by hand or photocopied, and independently...

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Feb
5
  • Wed, 02/05/2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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Not all research requires lab coats! This drop-in event will introduce you to UCSB Library's archives and special collections resources, and how to use these unique materials to explore historical topics and develop research projects. Join us in exploring archival collections and research.

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Feb
8
  • Sat, 02/08/2020 - 1:00pm
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In collaboration with UCSB Reads, The ...

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Feb
12
William Faulkner
  • Wed, 02/12/2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This year, the UCSB library acquired the complete 44-volume facsimile edition of William Faulkner’s most important manuscripts, now housed in the UCSB Library's Special Research Collections. To celebrate this, the UCSB library and the English Department invites everyone to an afternoon of lively...

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"Future Years"
  • Fri, 02/14/2020 - 8:00am to Tue, 06/30/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Learning Commons
Exhibition

This exhibition in UCSB Library includes student created work whose themes of climate change and sea level rise connect to the UCSB Reads 2020 book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush.

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Feb
18
  • Tue, 02/18/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Dr. Ken Hiltner, a professor of environmental humanities, will facilitate a book discussion on the UCSB Reads 2020 selection ...

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Feb
20
Zotero
  • Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research...

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Feb
22
  • Sat, 02/22/2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Other, on-campus
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In conjunction with the UCSB Reads 2020 book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush, UCSB Library is pleased to sponsor a tour of the North Campus Open Space Restoration Project. Join Lisa Stratton,...
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Feb
25
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  • Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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EcoDataScience is an environmental data science study group at UCSB. This volunteer-driven group provides hands-on, lunch-time workshops on various data science tools relevant to environmental science. Lessons in the past have included Spatial Analysis in R, an introduction to Python, advanced...
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Creative Edge of Collecting
  • Sun, 03/01/2020 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/05/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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In 2008, UCSB Theater professor William Davies King confronted his lifelong practice of collecting things of little or no value in his book Collections of Nothing (U. of Chicago Press, 2008). Since then, he has sought ways to transform the idle collecting of ephemera into something...
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Mar
3
Stars of Jazz
  • Tue, 03/03/2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: UCSB Pollock Theater
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UCSB Library and the Carsey-Wolf Center are pleased to bring you a special screening of the Stars of Jazz series.  Stars of Jazz aired weekly on KABC-TV in Los Angeles from June 25, 1956 to December 29, 1958, with additional national...

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Mar
10
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  • Tue, 03/10/2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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EcoDataScience is an environmental data science study group at UCSB. This volunteer-driven group provides hands-on, lunch-time workshops on various data science tools relevant to environmental science. Lessons in the past have included Spatial Analysis in R, an introduction to Python, advanced...
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Mar
10
  • Tue, 03/10/2020 - 7:30pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2020, the Carsey-Wolf Center presents the film screening of Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, followed by a moderated dicussion...

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Apr
8
  • Wed, 04/08/2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Join the UCSB Library and Health & Wellness for an interactive afternoon of speed friending (like speed dating, but for friendships). Participants will address themes...

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Apr
27
  • Mon, 04/27/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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In conjunction with the UCSB Reads 2020 book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, please join Cris Sandoval, Director of the Reserve, and Charles Lester of UCSB’s Ocean and Coastal Policy Center in the Marine...
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May
3
  • Sun, 05/03/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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How Will Sea Level Rise Impact California's Vanishing Coastal Wetlands?

WALKING TOUR: Carpinteria Salt Marsh

Sunday, May 3rd, 2pm-3:30pm
 

Join Andrew Brooks, Director of the University of California...

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May
4
  • Mon, 05/04/2020 - 7:30pm
Location: UCSB Campbell Hall
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A free lecture and book-signing by Elizabeth Rush, author of the UCSB Reads 2020 selection...

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