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April 12 - May 11, 2021

Monday, April 12

The Accuracy, Fairness, and Limits of Machine Learning in Criminal Justice

The Accuracy, Fairness, and Limits of Machine...

3:30pm

Join us in a conversation with Sharad Goel and Hany Farid on the potential, limitations, and risks of algorithmic justice. Hany Farid, UC Berkeley and...

Photo by Anastasia Chernyavsky

Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Ariella...

6pm

Graduate pianist Ariella Mak-Neiman will present a virtual Doctor of Musical Arts lecture recital, titled "Haydn Revisited," on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 6...

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AGR Banner, Students Riding Bikes

Virtual All Gaucho Reunion

9pm

All Gaucho Reunion is back in 2021, and this year it's going virtual! Check out our website for the full list of exciting events and initiatives.

Tuesday, April 13

Kelly McGonigal

Kelly McGonigal

5pm

“A passionate student of the mind and an unabashed believer in human potential. Part scientist, part storyteller, she translates the complexities of...

Virtual Event

 

Wednesday, April 14

Global Studies Colloquium:  "The coming good society: New realities demand new rights"

Global Studies Colloquium: "The coming...

12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the...

Virtual Event

 

Thursday, April 15

Land of milk and "honey"

Land of milk and "honey"

9am

Zoom Link: https://asu.zoom.us/j/89677849040 Speaker: Katie Hinde, PhD, Arizona State University Leveraging insights gained from the Survey of Field...

CITRAL Workshops "Under Construction": Teaching Troublesome Knowledge

CITRAL Workshops "Under...

10am

RSVP Here to receive the Zoom link. Sometimes, students react in surprising ways to material that they encounter in our courses. They might experience...

Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky

5pm

FREE for UCSB students (registration required) Running time: approx. 60 min. Ticket holders will be able to replay this event for one week. (Note: tickets...

Virtual Event

 
Borders: Char … The No-Man’s Island

Borders: Char … The No-Man’s Island

7pm

The 2012 documentary Char…The No-Man’s Island (Moddhikhane Char) tells the story of Rubel, a fourteen-year-old boy who lives with his family on the fragile...

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Friday, April 16

Moshin Hamid

Moshin Hamid

7pm

"Hamid has created a fictional universe that captures the global perils percolating beneath today’s headlines." The New York Times Known for his ingeniously...

Virtual Event

 

Monday, April 19

Embracing Ecological Uncertainty through Narrative

Embracing Ecological Uncertainty through Narrative

10am

Research Focus Group Meeting: Embracing Ecological Uncertainty through Narrative Uncertainty is a central psychological dimension of the ecological crisis....

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Tuesday, April 20

Pacific Views Library Speaker Series Presents "Do Environmental Markets Cause Environmental Injustice? Evidence from California’s Carbon Markets"

Pacific Views Library Speaker Series Presents...

4pm

Register Here There is mounting evidence that economically disadvantaged and racial minority communities bear a greater share of environmental harms. This...

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Ephrat Asherie Dance

Ephrat Asherie Dance

5pm

“The talented break dancer Ephrat Asherie is known in the dance world as Bounce...for her uncalculated, effervescent dancing.” The New York Times Ephrat...

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Wednesday, April 21

Global Studies Colloquium:  "Covid 19, AI and the Future of Work"

Global Studies Colloquium: "Covid 19, AI...

12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the...

Virtual Event

 
Jared Holton (photo by Zach Mendez)

Formulating Difference in Modal Music: The...

3:30pm

As part of the UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology Forum's UCSB ABD Graduate Student Series, UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Jared Holton will present a lecture...

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Prohibition, Pandemics, & Pinot Noir: A UCSB Library Screening & Discussion of "America’s Wine: The Legacy of Prohibition"

Prohibition, Pandemics, & Pinot Noir: A...

4pm

Register Here Pour a glass of wine and join the UCSB Library for a screening of America’s Wine: The Legacy of Prohibition, a documentary that offers an...

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Dr. Robert Bullard

Dr. Robert Bullard

5pm

“Whether by conscious design or institutional neglect, communities of color in urban ghettos, in rural 'poverty pockets', or on economically impoverished...

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Thursday, April 22

Ben Olguín | Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Ben Olguín | Violentologies: Violence,...

4pm

REGISTER NOW Join us online for a dialogue between Ben Olguín (English, UCSB) and María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU) about...

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Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and...

4pm

Join us online for a dialogue between Ben Olguín (English, UCSB) and María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU) about Olguín’s new...

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CWC Virtual: Frozen Obsession

CWC Virtual: Frozen Obsession

7pm

Though climate change is a fundamentally global phenomenon, nowhere are its effects more pronounced and observable than in the world’s polar regions. The...

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Friday, April 23

Intersectional Iconography: Promise, Peril, Possibility

Intersectional Iconography: Promise, Peril,...

12pm

Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the next event in the 2020-2021 series Addressing Slavery, with a presentation by Dr. Jennifer...

Virtual Event

 

Monday, April 26

How Media Representations of Minorities Empower Collective Action Efforts: A UCSB Reads Panel Discussion

How Media Representations of Minorities Empower...

4pm

Register Here Media representations of minorities, and how they’re shared in our society in the news, media, and social media can adversely affect how...

Virtual Event

 

Tuesday, April 27

UCSB Reads Zine Workshop

UCSB Reads Zine Workshop

4pm

Register Here Event is free and open to the public. A Zoom link and password will be emailed on April 26th to all registered attendees. Join UCSB Library...

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Wednesday, April 28

Global Studies Colloquium:  "A conversation"

Global Studies Colloquium: "A...

12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the...

Virtual Event

 

Thursday, April 29

Nature-culture relations and engaging multiple ways of knowing

Nature-culture relations and engaging multiple...

9am

Zoom Link: https://asu.zoom.us/j/89818832388 Speaker: Megan Bang, PhD, Northwestern University In this talk, Dr. Bang will present research that examines...

CWC Virtual: The Babushkas of Chernobyl

CWC Virtual: The Babushkas of Chernobyl

4pm

In recognition of the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the Carsey-Wolf Center is proud to partner with the interdisciplinary conference “Fallout:...

Virtual Event

 
Swati Rana | Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Swati Rana | Race Characters: Ethnic Literature...

4pm

Humanities Decanted: Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream Register Now Join us online for a dialogue between Swati Rana...

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Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates

5pm

"Neighborhoods, music, trades, building detritus or even mud before the potter’s wheel: to Gates, they are containers waiting for the transfiguring and...

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UCSB Dance Company in Flight and on Film

UCSB Dance Company in Flight and on Film

6pm

The UCSB Dance Company, for thirty years a bastion of live dance performances, moved in a new direction this fall, dictated by the restrictions of the world...

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Friday, April 30

Borders: Forensic Oceanography and the Aesthetics of Borders

Borders: Forensic Oceanography and the...

12pm

Forensic Oceanography, co-founded in 2011 by Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani, is a collaborative project that critically investigates the militarized...

Virtual Event

 
Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson

5pm

“[Stevenson] believes that the opposite of poverty is not wealth but justice; that all human beings are more than the worst thing they’ve ever done; and that...

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Tuesday, May 4

40 Years a Prisoner

40 Years a Prisoner

4pm

40 Years A Prisoner (2020) chronicles the controversial 1978 Philadelphia police raid on the radical back-to-nature group MOVE and a son’s decades-long fight...

Virtual Event

 
Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee

5pm

“This is a book for every American, and I am grateful for McGhee’s research, her humanity, and her never-more-important teachings.” – Elizabeth Gilbert “Now...

Virtual Event

 

Wednesday, May 5

Global Studies Colloquium:  "A new rising tide of global social protest? The early 21st century in world-historical perspective"

Global Studies Colloquium: "A new rising...

12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the...

Virtual Event

 
Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott

5pm

“Gorgeously played serene favourites from a masterful duo.” The Strad Over their 35-year musical relationship, beloved cellist Yo-Yo Ma and acclaimed...

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Thursday, May 6

Borders: The Infiltrators

Borders: The Infiltrators

4pm

The Infiltrators is a docu-thriller that tells the true story of a group of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and thrown into a shadowy...

Virtual Event

 
Cristina Rivera Garza | What We Can Do For Each Other

Cristina Rivera Garza | What We Can Do For Each...

4pm

Living Democracy Talk: What We Can Do For Each Other with Cristina Rivera Garza REGISTER NOW One of the greatest threats against democracy and justice is...

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Friday, May 7

Using Data to Fight Racism and Police Violence

Using Data to Fight Racism and Police Violence

12pm

Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the final event in the 2020-2021 series Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues, with a...

Virtual Event

 

Tuesday, May 11

Immeasurable Loss: Honoring Assassinated Iraqi Academics in Shadow & Light

Immeasurable Loss: Honoring Assassinated Iraqi...

4pm

The Shadow and Light project compiled by Beau Beausoleil, a poet and activist in the Bay Area, memorializes Iraqi academics assassinated between 2003-2013....

Virtual Event

 
Script to Screen: Barry

Script to Screen: Barry

4pm

Dark comedy Barry stars Bill Hader as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest, who reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an aspiring...

Virtual Event

 
Arthur C. Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks

5pm

“Brooks beholds America’s 21st-century tribal feuds… with a clear, intelligent eye and a hospitable attitude… Only transcendence can open the way to better...

Virtual Event

 
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