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November 19 - December 18, 2019

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...

Helen Zia

Helen Zia

6pm

From Minority to Majority, Invisible to Envisioning In these challenging times, as people of color, feminists, LGBTQs, and People of Conscience make up the...

What Martha Did

What Martha Did

8pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

Wednesday, November 20

International FOOD FEST!

International FOOD FEST!

11:30am

Come enjoy food from all over the world and support student orgs! Lots of different choices. Swing by the Student Resource Building and take your taste buds...

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...

Humanities Decanted: Migrant Longing

Humanities Decanted: Migrant Longing

4pm

Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Join us for a dialogue between Miroslava Chávez-García (History) and John S.W. Park...

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 A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

Thursday, November 21

Rubric Design Workshop: Creating Clear Descriptions and Scales for Scoring Student Work in Your Discipline

Rubric Design Workshop: Creating Clear...

2:30pm

Have you ever seen the words "good" and "adequate" on a scoring guide and felt uncertain about where or why to describe a student's work as one versus the...

Ady Barkan

Ady Barkan

4pm

A Critical Mass Talk with Ady Barkan: Love and Death, Hope and Resistance Sitting in that hotel armchair, I realized that my deadly disease was giving me...

SAGE Center Lecture by Diana Tamir

SAGE Center Lecture by Diana Tamir

4pm

Making Predictions in the Social World Diana Tamir is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab at...

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...

Laura McTighe

Laura McTighe

6pm

The Struggle Continues: Religion, Prisons, and Abolition Laura McTighe is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Florida State University and the Co-Founder...

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 A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

Friday, November 22

The White Card

The White Card

3pm, 7pm

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...

IdentiTEA: International Students

IdentiTEA: International Students

6pm

The IdeniTEA series are a social and intimate space for identifying students to have a discussion about their experiences and to bring to light issues...

The White Card

The White Card

7pm

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

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

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

The White Card

The White Card

1pm, 7pm

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

1pm, 7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

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...

The White Card

The White Card

7pm

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

7pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

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...

The White Card

The White Card

1pm

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

1pm

What Martha Did by Enid Graham A Launch Pad Preview Production Directed by Risa Brainin A gathering to commemorate the twenty-fifth edition of Martha...

Student Recital: Soha Sadeghinejad, Viola

Student Recital: Soha Sadeghinejad, Viola

7:30pm

Undergraduate violist Soha Sadeghinejad will present a junior Bachelor of Music recital with pianist Jared Eben and violist Bridget Boland on Sunday,...

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

Policy Goes to School: Anna Bargagliotti

Policy Goes to School: Anna Bargagliotti

12pm

“Are Universities Adequately Preparing Students for Our Data-Driven World?” UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education kicks off this year’s...

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

Profs at the Pub

Profs at the Pub

5:30pm

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

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...

Sarah Jaquette Ray

Sarah Jaquette Ray

7pm

Coming of Age at the End of the World: An Existential Toolkit for the Climate Generation Sarah Jaquette Ray teaches environmental studies at Humboldt State...

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

SAGE Center Lecture by Joseph Henrich

SAGE Center Lecture by Joseph Henrich

4pm

W.E.I.R.D. Minds Joseph “Joe” Henrich is Professor and Chair in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Culture, Cognition, &...

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...

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

8pm

Fall Dance Concert Directed by Christina McCarthy Annual Fall Dance Concert brings new collaborative dance works by senior BFA dance majors and BA design...

Friday, December 6

Feminist Futures Initiative

Feminist Futures Initiative

2pm

Why do white women vote for Trump? Race, Gender, Space, and Electoral Politics The Feminist Futures Initiative Facilitating Intergenerational Collaborative...

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,...

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

8pm

Fall Dance Concert Directed by Christina McCarthy Annual Fall Dance Concert brings new collaborative dance works by senior BFA dance majors and BA design...

Saturday, December 7

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

1pm, 7pm

Fall Dance Concert Directed by Christina McCarthy Annual Fall Dance Concert brings new collaborative dance works by senior BFA dance majors and BA design...

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...

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

7pm

Fall Dance Concert Directed by Christina McCarthy Annual Fall Dance Concert brings new collaborative dance works by senior BFA dance majors and BA design...

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...

Saturday, December 14

Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

8pm

Two-time Grammy-nominated guitarist Tommy Emmanuel’s career speaks to his musical diversity, stretching from authentic country-blues to face-melting rock...

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November 19 - December 18, 2019