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November 11 - December 10, 2019

Tuesday, November 12

URCA Talk Tuesday with Gabby Birog (Research in History)

URCA Talk Tuesday with Gabby Birog (Research in...

12pm

Come hear from your peers! URCA Talk Tuesdays are short lunch sessions designed to showcase the awesome undergraduate research happening at UCSB. Students...

Danish String Quartet & Danish National Girls Choir: Only U.S. Date

Danish String Quartet & Danish National...

7pm

Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, violin Frederik Øland, violin Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello The Nordic lads and fierce friends who’ve...

Screening and Panel Discussion: Surviving Home

Screening and Panel Discussion: Surviving Home

7pm

SURVIVING HOME is an intimate documentary that follows four U.S. military veterans from different generations over an eight year period as they rebuild their...

Wednesday, November 13

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of UCSB

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th...

How and when did UCSB transform from a sleepy liberal arts college into a world class research institution? Featuring items from UCSB Library's Special...

Guest Artist Masterclass: Danish String Quartet

Guest Artist Masterclass: Danish String Quartet

10am

The UCSB Department of Music will present a Guest Artist Masterclass led by members of the Danish String Quartet on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 10...

World Music Series: UCSB Gamelan Ensemble

World Music Series: UCSB Gamelan Ensemble

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Directed by...

From Eunice Foote to UCSB

From Eunice Foote to UCSB

4pm

UCSB Library invites campus and the community to the opening event for the new exhibition Eunice Foote to UCSB: A Story of Women, Science and Climate Change....

Lawrence Badash Memorial Lecture: Matthew Stanley

Lawrence Badash Memorial Lecture: Matthew Stanley

4pm

"EINSTEIN'S WAR: HOW WORLD WAR I MADE RELATIVITY," featuring Matthew Stanley Einstein’s ascent to worldwide celebrity was, in large part, not his own...

The Lawrence Badash Memorial Lecture Series: Einstein’s War: How World War I Made Relativity

The Lawrence Badash Memorial Lecture Series:...

4pm

Einstein’s ascent to worldwide celebrity was, in large part, not his own doing. The 1919 confirmation of the German Einstein’s theory of general relativity...

November Profs at the Pub

November Profs at the Pub

5:30pm

Paving the Way for UC Santa Barbara: The Anna Blake School and Riviera Campus Our November Professors at the Pub Features UCSB History Lecturer and alumna,...

Cup of Culture: Scared of Revolution

Cup of Culture: Scared of Revolution

6pm

The legacy of the Last Poets is a signature and essential Black Arts Movement contribution that was part of the African diaspora oral tradition, which...

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

7pm

The Nordic lads and fierce friends who’ve captured the hearts of Santa Barbara’s music lovers and the world with their “warmth, wit, beautiful tone and...

CREATE presents "Music Landscape" featuring Robert Morris

CREATE presents "Music Landscape"...

7:30pm

The Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE) will present "Music Landscape", featuring Robert Morris, on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at...

Thursday, November 14

Global Studies Colloquium: "Armed Group-State Relationships in World Politics"

Global Studies Colloquium: "Armed...

12:30pm

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

History of Art & Architecture Lecture: Elena Phipps

History of Art & Architecture Lecture:...

4:30pm

"Global Red: Cochineal, textiles and materials of trade between the 16th-18th centuries" The second talk in the 2019-20 History of Art & Architecture...

Special Effects: Russian Doll

Special Effects: Russian Doll

7pm

Just after slipping out of her thirty-sixth birthday party, game designer Nadia Vulvokov (Natasha Lyonne) dies in an accident, only to find herself...

Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

7:30pm

A film about women's rights icon Anita Hill An entire country watched as a poised African-American woman sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and...

Open Mic and an Evening of Self-Expression

Open Mic and an Evening of Self-Expression

7:30pm

Biko Garage: 6612 Sueno Rd, Isla Vista, California 93117 The MCC hosts a quarterly open mic for anyone to artistically express themselves using all creative...

Friday, November 15

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Ritmo Y Sonido Latino: Los Pinguos

Ritmo Y Sonido Latino: Los Pinguos

7:30pm

Los Pinguos came to the United States from Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a mixture of Latin rhythms, reggae, rumba flamenca and rock. The sound of the band...

UCSB Chamber Players

UCSB Chamber Players

7:30pm

Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Karl...

Saturday, November 16

UCSB Alumni Day of Service

UCSB Alumni Day of Service

7am

Join fellow Gauchos worldwide in service to our communities!

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Sunday, November 17

Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon

Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon

11am

As part of the 50th Anniversary Carillon Recital Series, UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

1pm, 7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

3pm

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen will speak about her most recent novel, The Liar, in the Loma Pelona Center at 3:00 p.m. Gundar-Goshen is a clinical psychologist at Tel...

 Sérgio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto

Sérgio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto

7pm

The 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova Bossa nova was born on July 10, 1958, at the old Odeon recording studios in Rio de Janeiro, when a João Gilberto...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Monday, November 18

Human Simulation: AI, Ethics and the Future of the Humanities

Human Simulation: AI, Ethics and the Future of...

4pm

The capacities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are growing rapidly and new technologies are impacting society in a variety of ways, such as social media...

Joy DeGruy

Joy DeGruy

6pm

"Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome," featuring Joy DeGruy In this talk, Dr. DeGruy presents facts that illustrate how varying levels of both clinically induced...

Tuesday, November 19

IEW2019: Coffee, Tea, and SRB!

IEW2019: Coffee, Tea, and SRB!

2:30pm

Spark your curiousity about another culture by sampling tea, coffee, and snacks from around the world as part of International Education Week 2019....

IEW2019: Grad Student Wine Reception

IEW2019: Grad Student Wine Reception

4pm

Central California is one of the world's most celebrated wine-growing regions. We will sample wines from throughout California and celebrate the...

From Minority to Majority, Invisible to Envisioning: Helen Zia

From Minority to Majority, Invisible to...

6pm

In these challenging times, as people of color, feminists, LGBTQs, and People of Conscience make up the majority of America and refuse to be silenced, writer...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

8pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Wednesday, November 20

World Music Series: UCSB Gospel Choir

World Music Series: UCSB Gospel Choir

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Gospel Choir will perform on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Directed by...

Cup of Culture: Guava Island

Cup of Culture: Guava Island

6pm

In this film, starring Donald Glover and Rihanna, a young musician seeks to hold a festival to liberate the oppressed people of Guava Island, even if only...

Special Effects: They Shall Not Grow Old

Special Effects: They Shall Not Grow Old

7pm

Drawing on period footage from England’s Imperial War Museum and BBC radio interviews with World War I soldiers, director Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

8pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Thursday, November 21

“Making Predictions in the Social World”–SAGE Center Lecture by Diana Tamir

“Making Predictions in the Social...

4pm

Diana Tamir is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab at Princeton University. She received her Sc.B in...

Critical Mass Talk: Ady Barkan: Love and Death, Hope and Resistance

Critical Mass Talk: Ady Barkan: Love and Death,...

4pm

Sitting in that hotel armchair, I realized that my deadly disease was giving me newfound power at the very moment it was depriving me of so much strength. My...

IEW2019: The Realities of Cross-Cultural Communications (Discussion Panel)

IEW2019: The Realities of Cross-Cultural...

6pm

Join UCSB faculty and students to talk about challeges and experiences with cross-cultural communication in a research university environment. International...

The Struggle Continues: Religion, Prisons, and Abolition

The Struggle Continues: Religion, Prisons, and...

6pm

Laura McTighe is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Florida State University and the Co-Founder and Associate Director of Front Porch Research Strategy in...

UCSB Wind Ensemble

UCSB Wind Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present staples of the wind band repertoire alongside new and exciting works by some of today’s most...

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Tuba to Cuba

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Tuba to Cuba

8pm

Holding the torch of New Orleans music aloft for more than 50 years, Preservation Hall Jazz Band finds its classic sound invigorated by the band’s...

The White Card

The White Card

8pm

The White Card by Claudia Rankine Directed by Shirley Jo Finney What happens when a dinner party turns into a charged conversation about race, art and...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

8pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Friday, November 22

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

UCSB Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus

UCSB Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus

7:30pm

The UCSB Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus will present a joint concert featuring choral masterpieces and contemporary favorites at Trinity Episcopal Church...

Saturday, November 23

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

1pm, 7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Script to Screen: Bombshell

Script to Screen: Bombshell

2pm

Based on real events, Bombshell (2019) tells the story of the women who brought down the man who created Fox News, and offers a revealing look inside the...

Montage 2019

Montage 2019

4pm

The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present “Montage” on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 4 pm at the Marjorie Luke Theatre in downtown Santa...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

UCSB Middle East Ensemble

UCSB Middle East Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the...

Sunday, November 24

UCSB Student Carillon Recital

UCSB Student Carillon Recital

10am

As part of the 50th Anniversary Carillon Recital Series, students from UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai's studio will present a recital from the...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

1pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin Commemorating the 25th edition of Martha Fisher’s celebrated book of...

Wednesday, November 27

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building Plans, 1944-1990

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building...

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...

Sunday, December 1

Eunice Foote to UCSB: A Story of Women, Science, and Climate Change

Eunice Foote to UCSB: A Story of Women,...

8am

Foote’s insights serve as a cornerstone of understanding the greenhouse effect, and her feminist activism created the momentum for changes in the civil,...

Monday, December 2

UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players

UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players

7:30pm

The UCSB Chamber Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral masterpieces on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. Winners...

Tuesday, December 3

December Profs at the Pub

December Profs at the Pub

5:30pm

“Cut!”: The Doctor Patient Relationship in Film and Television Our December Profs at the pub features Adjunct Professor James McNamara who will presenting a...

UCSB Jazz Combos

UCSB Jazz Combos

7:30pm

Directed by Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Combos will present a concert featuring jazz standards as well as original songs and arrangements by some of today’s...

Wednesday, December 4

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of UCSB

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th...

How and when did UCSB transform from a sleepy liberal arts college into a world class research institution? Featuring items from UCSB Library's Special...

World Music Series: UCSB Son Jarocho Ensemble

World Music Series: UCSB Son Jarocho Ensemble

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Son Jarocho Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Directed...

America’s Jewish Women

America’s Jewish Women

4pm

Pamela Nadell will speak on “America’s Jewish Women” in the Corwin Pavilion at 4:00 p.m. She is the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History and...

Esther Perel

Esther Perel

7:30pm

Groundbreaking couples psychotherapist Esther Perel believes that the quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives. Perel is the...

Thursday, December 5

“W.E.I.R.D. Minds”–SAGE Center Lecture by Joseph Henrich

“W.E.I.R.D. Minds”–SAGE...

4pm

Joseph “Joe” Henrich is Professor and Chair in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Culture, Cognition, & Coevolution Lab at...

Special Effects: Beetlejuice

Special Effects: Beetlejuice

7pm

In Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice (1988), Barbara and Adam Maitland (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) find themselves trapped as spirits haunting their old home after...

Douglas Brinkley: American Moonshot

Douglas Brinkley: American Moonshot

7:30pm

Monumental in his contribution to American culture, award-winning historian and perennial bestselling author Douglas Brinkley takes the historical lessons of...

Friday, December 6

Why do white women vote for Trump? Race, Gender, Space, and Electoral Politics

Why do white women vote for Trump? Race,...

2pm

The Feminist Futures Initiative Facilitating Intergenerational Collaborative Research with Public Impact The big feminist question that came out of the 2016...

UCSB Gospel Choir

UCSB Gospel Choir

7:30pm

Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Friday,...

Saturday, December 7

wINTERNATIONAL Ice Skating

wINTERNATIONAL Ice Skating

1pm

OISS staff invite you to celebrating the season with a trip to ICE in Paradise in Goleta. All levels of skaters are welcome to join us! We'll be taking the...

Sunday, December 8

Pink Martini: Holiday Show

Pink Martini: Holiday Show

7pm

The internationally-acclaimed “little orchestra” Pink Martini will deck the hall with festive holiday songs from around the globe, from timeless classics to...

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