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January 15 - February 13, 2019

Tuesday, January 15

Webinar: Navigating the Job Search

Webinar: Navigating the Job Search

12pm

Join us online for an in-depth look at the hiring process and learn what happens after you click “submit.” UC alumni working as professional recruiters and...

Vexed: The East L.A. Chicanx Punk Scene

Vexed: The East L.A. Chicanx Punk Scene

6pm

Sal Guerena, UCSB Library Special Research Collections Exhibit/MCC Lounge: Jan 2nd – Jan 31st Opening Reception/MCC Lounge: Tues, Jan 15th, 6 PM In the...

Nadie

Nadie

7pm

Nadie (2017) tells the story of love and deception in the Cuban revolution, seen through the eyes of a man who was initially mesmerized by all its...

Wednesday, January 16

Shari’a, Inshallah: Searching for the Rule of Law in Somalia’s Islamic State

Shari’a, Inshallah: Searching for the...

3pm

Religion is commonly asserted to be antithetical to the rule of law, and the rule of law an antidote to religious strife. But to what extent can religion and...

Alice Coltrane’s Negative Grammar (Michael Gallope, University of Minnesota)

Alice Coltrane’s Negative Grammar...

3:30pm

Dr. Michael Gallope (Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota) will present a talk titled “Alice Coltrane’s Negative Grammar” on...

TALK: Alice Coltrane's Negative Grammar

TALK: Alice Coltrane's Negative Grammar

3:30pm

Dr. Michael Gallope (Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota) will present a talk titled “Alice Coltrane’s Negative Grammar” on...

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

6pm

Rachel Chu, an American-born Chinese professor of economics, has been dating her boyfriend, Nick Young, for over a year when he invites her on a trip to his...

Olé SD - Navigating the Financial Transition Workshop

Olé SD - Navigating the Financial Transition...

6pm

Student to Professional :: Navigating the Financial Transition The urban dictionary defines “adulting” as a way to “do grown-up things and hold...

Radical Listening: A Doctor’s Journey to Save the Rain Forest in Borneo

Radical Listening: A Doctor’s Journey to...

7pm

Dr. Kinari Webb first developed the vision for Health in Harmony when studying orangutans in 1993 at Gunung Palung National Park. There she encountered not...

Thursday, January 17

Social Securities: Mark Fathi Massoud

Social Securities: Mark Fathi Massoud

4pm

"Embracing Shari'a: Women, Law, and Activism in Somalia" Gender equality is a key principle of human rights and political security. But how are gender...

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

4pm

A professor of both French and philosophy at Columbia University, and director of the Institute of African Studies, Diagne is the 2018-2019 Distinguished...

Decolonizing HSIs: Moving from Theory to Practice

Decolonizing HSIs: Moving from Theory to Practice

6pm

Gina A. Garcia Thurs, Jan 17th, 6 PM Presentation/MCC Theater This session will focus on moving theoretical ideas about how to best serve Latinx and other...

Friday, January 18

HAIR

HAIR

8am, 8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

The CITRAL/Instructional Development Workshop on Teaching for New and Nearly New UCSB Faculty

The CITRAL/Instructional Development Workshop...

8:30am

The CITRAL/Instructional Development Workshop for New The CITRAL/Instructional Development Workshop for New and Nearly New Faculty helps faculty learn more...

HAIR

HAIR

8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

Saturday, January 19

HAIR

HAIR

8am, 2pm, 8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

HAIR

HAIR

2pm, 8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

HAIR

HAIR

8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

Sunday, January 20

HAIR

HAIR

8am, 2pm, 8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

HAIR

HAIR

2pm, 8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

HAIR

HAIR

8pm

Written and set in 1968, HAIR the musical chronicles the lives of Berger, Claude, Sheila, and their group of young, activist, long-haired hippie friends as...

Tuesday, January 22

Land Hacks: Masculine Media Anxiety Disorder

Land Hacks: Masculine Media Anxiety Disorder

7pm

LAND HACKS: Masculine Media Anxiety Disorder (or 55 Film Locations Near Bakersfield), released in 2018, retraces the migration of the Oakies to rural...

An Evening with Madeleine Albright

An Evening with Madeleine Albright

7:30pm

Madeleine K. Albright is a professor, author, diplomat and businesswoman who served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. In 1997, she was...

The Alif Series: In Conversation With The Dead

The Alif Series: In Conversation With The Dead

7:30pm

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto //Faluda Islam\ Tues, Jan 22nd, 7:30 PM Performance/MCC Theater Zulfikar Ali Bhutto //Faluda Islam\ is an artist, performer, zombie drag...

Wednesday, January 23

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and Practicing Within Disciplines

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and...

10am

In this highly interactive seminar, faculty collaborate to identify and articulate (for undergraduates) how people within their disciplines operate: what...

Podcasting the Past: Teaching Tolerance and the Making of Queer America"

Podcasting the Past: Teaching Tolerance and the...

3pm

Leila Rupp, Department of Feminist Studies, will talk about the process of designing and co-hosting a podcast, "Queer America," sponsored by the Southern...

Tested

Tested

6pm

The racialized opportunity gap in America remains extreme. Nowhere is this more evident than our nation’s top public schools. In New York City, where Blacks...

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

8pm

Created and performed by Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava, this two-woman theatrical performance is acclaimed for its raw honesty and insightful portrayal of...

Thursday, January 24

Albert “Skip” Rizzo

Albert “Skip” Rizzo

4pm

“Is Clinical Virtual Reality Ready for Primetime?” Since the mid-1990s, a significant scientific literature has evolved regarding the outcomes from the use...

The Struggle to Abolish Environmental Racism

The Struggle to Abolish Environmental Racism

6pm

Pam Tau Lee Thurs, Jan 24th, 6 PM Lecture/MCC Theater This talk will highlight the Asian radical imaginings of environmental justice. Rooted in 50 years of...

Beatles Revolutions: Let It Be

Beatles Revolutions: Let It Be

7pm

Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s documentary Let It Be (1970) was originally intended to showcase the band’s creative process and to represent a return to...

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

8pm

Created and performed by Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava, this two-woman theatrical performance is acclaimed for its raw honesty and insightful portrayal of...

Friday, January 25

Leonidas Kavakos, violin & Enrico Pace, piano

Leonidas Kavakos, violin & Enrico Pace, piano

7pm

Leonidas Kavakos, a “formidable violinist” (The New York Times) and “prodigious talent, with an astonishing technique” (The Guardian, U.K.) returns to Santa...

Saturday, January 26

Guest Artist Masterclass: Enrico Pace, piano

Guest Artist Masterclass: Enrico Pace, piano

9:30am

Presented in association with UCSB Arts & Lectures, the Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Masterclass with pianist Enrico Pace on Saturday,...

Black Violin

Black Violin

3pm

Classical music meets hip hop in the groundbreaking duo Black Violin and their Classical Boom Tour, blurring the lines between genre, race and gender with...

Sunday, January 27

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

7pm

Dancing the fine line between high art and high camp, the internationally-beloved Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has delighted audiences around the...

Monday, January 28

George Saunders

George Saunders

7:30pm

One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and his surreal,...

Tuesday, January 29

Hearing the Voice and the Role of Creative Facilitator

Hearing the Voice and the Role of Creative...

4pm

Hearing the Voice is a large, interdisciplinary project at Durham University funded by the Wellcome Trust and focused on the phenomenon of voice hearing....

Sangita Shresthova

Sangita Shresthova

6pm

Sangita Shresthova "Civic Imagination: Roadmaps, Stories, Research and Calls to Action" Tues, Jan 29th, 6 PM Lecture/MCC Theater Drawing on the work of the...

Point of No Return

Point of No Return

7pm

Soaring at 28,000 feet without a drop of fuel, nothing is predictable: not the weather, not the technology, and certainly not the fate of a man, alone for...

Martha Redbone and The Roots Band Project

Martha Redbone and The Roots Band Project

8pm

Charismatic songstress Martha Redbone is one of the most vital voices in American roots music. Embodying her gospel-singing father’s voice and her...

Wednesday, January 30

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and Practicing Within Disciplines

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and...

10am

In this highly interactive seminar, faculty collaborate to identify and articulate (for undergraduates) how people within their disciplines operate: what...

CISM IN THE ARCHIVE

CISM IN THE ARCHIVE

3:30pm

CISM in the Archive presents “Re-collecting the Global South” with sound artist Robert Millis and filmmaker Hisham Mayet of the Sublime Frequencies...

Hailing Cesar

Hailing Cesar

6pm

The grandson of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, Eduardo Chavez, embarks on a journey to better understand his grandfather’s legacy. Like his father and...

Thursday, January 31

Social Securities: Shaping Community Futures Through Policy & Architecture

Social Securities: Shaping Community Futures...

4pm

Elizabeth Timme is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of LA-Más, a non-profit urban design organization based in Los Angeles that helps lower-income and...

Ole LA New Year Kick Off

Ole LA New Year Kick Off

6pm

***The date has been changed to January 31, 2019*** Gauchos, Please join us for a night of cocktails and networking with fellow Gauchos to kick off the New...

An Evening of Poetry with Kavi Ade

An Evening of Poetry with Kavi Ade

7:30pm

Kavi Ade’s poetry is a lamentation, a leaning in to what haunts the spirit of a Black Trans Queer body. With poems that are deeply personal, while...

Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith

7:30pm

An Evening with the U.S. Poet Laureate As the 52nd U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith is on a mission to bring poetry to the masses, showing how poetry can...

Friday, February 1

Designing Effective Rubrics: A CITRAL Assessment Workshop

Designing Effective Rubrics: A CITRAL...

1:30pm

Rubrics can be useful for a variety of assessment purposes, whether within a program or within a course. This workshop will provide a broad overview of...

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

8pm

Renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur – Alan Cumming is many things to many people. The versatile actor, singer and author is well known...

UCSB Faculty Artist Recital: Paul Berkowitz, piano

UCSB Faculty Artist Recital: Paul Berkowitz, piano

8pm

The UCSB Department of Music will present a recital featuring faculty member and pianist Paul Berkowitz on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8 pm in Lotte Lehmann...

Saturday, February 2

Phở King

Phở King

5pm

Phở King is an annual male pageant hosted by UCSB’s Vietnamese Student Association since 2001. The original purpose of Phở King was to present an image of...

Wednesday, February 6

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and Practicing Within Disciplines

CITRAL Seminar on Ways of Thinking and...

10am

In this highly interactive seminar, faculty collaborate to identify and articulate (for undergraduates) how people within their disciplines operate: what...

The Raw and the Husky: Vocal Qualia and Gender Politics in Post-Millennium Tamil Cinema (Amanda Weidman, Bryn Mawr College)

The Raw and the Husky: Vocal Qualia and Gender...

3:30pm

Dr. Amanda Weidman (Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College) will present a talk titled “The Raw and the Husky: Vocal Qualia and Gender Politics in Post-Millennium...

America to Me (Episodes 1 and 2)

America to Me (Episodes 1 and 2)

6pm

This documentary series presents an exclusive look into an academic year at suburban Chicago’s Oak Park and River Forest High Schools. Students, teachers,...

Thursday, February 7

“’Begin Again’: Fighting for Democracy in the Age of Trump”

“’Begin Again’: Fighting for Democracy in the...

6pm

The talk begins with a reflection on James Baldwin’s formulation in Just Above My Head. “Responsibility is not lost; it is abdicated. If one refuses...

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts): Réversible

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts): Réversible

7pm

Montreal’s award-winning contemporary circus troupe presents its latest creation, a playful and poignant exploration of the role ancestors play in the...

Saturday, February 9

Kodo One Earth Tour 2019: Evolution

Kodo One Earth Tour 2019: Evolution

7pm

Japan’s legendary drum ensemble Kodo is the world’s foremost professional taiko company. Exploring the limitless possibilities of the Japanese taiko drum,...

Tuesday, February 12

Life in America as an Undocumented Immigrant

Life in America as an Undocumented Immigrant

6pm

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and a leading voice for the human rights of immigrants. His memoir,...

Beatles Revolutions: I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Beatles Revolutions: I Wanna Hold Your Hand

7pm

Set against the backdrop of Beatlemania, I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978) centers on the comical quest of six New Jersey teens to see the Beatles at their 1964...

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

7pm

Last Leaf: A Nordic Folk Program Comprised of fierce friends who have been playing together since childhood, the Danish String Quartet has become the...

Wednesday, February 13

Teaching Source, Data, or Evidence Use (and averting plagiarism): A UCSB Library/CITRAL Workshop

Teaching Source, Data, or Evidence Use (and...

2:30pm

Learning to incorporate and cite sources (aka “research”) in writing can be one of most important part of any students’ work in a course. But faculty (and...

PROFILED

PROFILED

6pm

This powerful documentary knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latino youth murdered by the NYPD into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and...

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

7pm

Comprised of fierce friends who have been playing together since childhood, the Danish String Quartet has become the darling of A&L’s program for its...

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