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October 17 - November 15, 2019

Thursday, October 17

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

James Inedu-George, “The Cross, the Mask, and the Frame: A MegaCity Story”

James Inedu-George, “The Cross, the Mask,...

4:30pm

The first talk in the 2019-20 History of Art & Architecture Lecture Series – this year about “Making” – charts a path to a newer architectural worldview by...

Coming Out as Bisexual: Pathways, Pitfalls and Poetry

Coming Out as Bisexual: Pathways, Pitfalls and...

5pm

Pitfalls, Pathways, and Poetry: Coming out can be particularly challenging for people who are bisexual (also pansexual or otherwise attracted to more than...

People's Republic of Desire

People's Republic of Desire

7pm

In a digital universe where live streamers earn up to $200K a month, can virtual relationships replace real-life human connection? People’s Republic of...

Saturday, October 19

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer: Trio’s First Santa Barbara Appearance

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer: Trio’s...

8pm

Three of the most limitless creators and composers in the history of music, Béla Fleck (banjo), Zakir Hussain (tabla) and Edgar Meyer (double bass) have each...

Sunday, October 20

50th Anniversary Carillon Recital

50th Anniversary Carillon Recital

2pm

UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a special recital commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Storke Tower carillon’s dedication on...

Chucho Valdés and Band: Jazz Batá

Chucho Valdés and Band: Jazz Batá

7pm

A protean performer who has been a singular force in music for more than half a century, Chucho Valdés’ unprecedented synthesis of folkloric Afro-Cuban...

Monday, October 21

Wikidata: An Introduction to Linked Open Data

Wikidata: An Introduction to Linked Open Data

10am

Wikidata, like its sister organization Wikipedia, is a linked data repository that’s free and open to the community at large to edit, copy, use and re-use....

Z.E.N. Trio’s Esther Yoo in conversation with pianist Robert Koenig

Z.E.N. Trio’s Esther Yoo in conversation with...

2pm

UCSB Arts & Lectures and the Department of Music will present Z.E.N. Trio’s Esther Yoo in conversation with pianist Robert Koenig, Chair and Professor at the...

Professors at the Pub: Alenda Chang

Professors at the Pub: Alenda Chang

5:30pm

Alenda Chang, an assistant professor of film and media studies, gives the talk "Can Video Games Save the Planet?"

Tuesday, October 22

Professional Training on Mutual Respect

Professional Training on Mutual Respect

12pm

This workshop for graduate students explores the role we all have in creating environments that are inclusive, safe and supportive for every individual's...

Empathetic Knowledge: Connecting with Students During Office Hours and Beyond

Empathetic Knowledge: Connecting with Students...

3pm

In this session we will discuss how students’ identities, experiences, and interests inform their learning and how an awareness of diverse experiences can...

Feminista Jones

Feminista Jones

6pm

"Empowering Women of Color and Their Feminism(s)" Due to heightened and forceful impositions of western feminism, this talk is aimed at validating the lived...

Knock Down the House

Knock Down the House

7pm

At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, insurgent candidates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, and Paula Jean Swearengin...

Z.E.N. Trio

Z.E.N. Trio

7pm

An enthralling ensemble of electrifying performers, the Z.E.N. Trio is made up of three standout solo musicians – pianist Zhang Zuo, violinist Esther Yoo and...

Wednesday, October 23

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...

Cup of Culture: Decade of Fire

Cup of Culture: Decade of Fire

6am

DECADE OF FIRE confronts the racially-charged stereotypes that dehumanized residents of the South Bronx in the 1970’s, and rationalized their abandonment by...

Fall UC Cyber Security Summit

Fall UC Cyber Security Summit

8am

Five industry leaders will present at the 8th Biannual Cyber Security Summit: Richard Sparrow of Penn State, Kelly Thiele of DHS, Giovanni Vigna of UCSB,...

*FINAL* URCA Grant Workshop

*FINAL* URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our *LAST TWO* workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it...

World Music Series: Mariachi Las Olas de SB

World Music Series: Mariachi Las Olas de SB

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, Mariachi Las Olas de SB will perform on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Dia de los...

Journal Editors Wine and Cheese Social

Journal Editors Wine and Cheese Social

4pm

The Journal Editors Wine and Cheese Social is intended to launch the new Journal Editors Initiative. As part of the Library’s suite of scholarly publishing...

Fast & Curious: ED Talks

Fast & Curious: ED Talks

7pm

The next edition of the lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” will take place on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 pm...

John Kasich

John Kasich

7:30pm

“The health of a society can be measured by how often and how meaningfully its people are able to reach that higher plane, to live lives bigger than they...

John Kasich: It’s Up to Us

John Kasich: It’s Up to Us

7:30pm

As a former leader of Congress, two-term governor of Ohio and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, John Kasich has seen that the most powerful movements...

Thursday, October 24

*FINAL* URCA Grant Workshop

*FINAL* URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our *LAST TWO* workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it...

Herbert C. Kay Conference: Cathleen Taff

Herbert C. Kay Conference: Cathleen Taff

4pm

The Department of Economics presents the 2019 Herbert C. Kay Conference with keynote speaker Cathleen Taff, Walt Disney Studios President of Theatrical...

SAGE Center Lecture: Randy Buckner

SAGE Center Lecture: Randy Buckner

4pm

"The Organization and Evolution of Large-Scale Networks in the Human Brain" : A Sage Center Lecture by Randy Buckner Randy Buckner is Sosland Family...

The Murky Past and Contested Future of the Electoral College

The Murky Past and Contested Future of the...

4pm

This talk will examine the roots of the American system for electing its president and explore the possibility—as well as the feasibility—of changing the...

Campus by the Sea: Opening Reception

Campus by the Sea: Opening Reception

5pm

Opening reception for UCSB Library's exhibition Campus by the Sea, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of UC Santa Barbara. Featuring items from UCSB...

Antiracism Inc.

Antiracism Inc.

6pm

"Antiracism Inc: Why the Way We Talk about Racial Justice Matters," with Felice Blake, Paula Ioanide, Alison Reed This talk focuses on contemporary...

Friday, October 25

FRAP Feature Friday

FRAP Feature Friday

12pm

Come hear from our FRAP Faculty! URCA FRAP Feature Fridays are short lunch sessions designed to showcase the awesome faculty research happening at UCSB....

A Q’mmuniTy Spectacular: Queer and Trans Appreciation

A Q’mmuniTy Spectacular: Queer and Trans...

6pm

Mark your calendar for an evening filled with food, community and a performance showcase featuring 2019 Queen of Pride Bobbi Something and more! Join us to...

Faculty Artist Recital: Paul Berkowitz

Faculty Artist Recital: Paul Berkowitz

7:30pm

The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present pianist and Professor Paul Berkowitz in recital on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann...

Saturday, October 26

Gaucho Professionals Expo - Los Angeles

Gaucho Professionals Expo - Los Angeles

12pm

UCSB alumni - join us for an afternoon of networking and professional development!

Sunday, October 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...

Olé San Diego Halloween Fundraiser

Olé San Diego Halloween Fundraiser

3pm

San Diego County Gauchos, Olé SD is hosting a Halloween Party and Fundraiser on October 27th. Head out to Burgeon Brewing Co. for drinks, and more...

Monday, October 28

Using Social Psychological Interventions To Improve Learning of All Students

Using Social Psychological Interventions To...

11am

Students’ motivational characteristics can play an important role in their engagement and success in STEM. For example, students’ sense of belonging in a...

Deep Dish with the University Librarian

Deep Dish with the University Librarian

5pm

It's time for the Fall Quarter Deep Dish with University Librarian Kristin Antelman. Stop by on Monday, October 28th beginning at 5pm to grab some FREE...

Tuesday, October 29

Jordan Camp

Jordan Camp

6pm

"The Long Vendetta: Paul Robeson, Black Freedom, and the Warfare State," by Jordan Camp In this talk, Jordan T. Camp examines the state surveillance and...

Uncovered: Ady Barkan

Uncovered: Ady Barkan

7pm

Health Care Conversations with Ady Barkan Since his ALS diagnosis in 2016, activist Ady Barkan and his family have struggled to keep up with insurance...

Wednesday, October 30

UCHRI FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION SESSIONS

UCHRI FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION SESSIONS

9:30am

9:30 am – 11:00 am – Faculty Funding Panel 11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Graduate Funding Panel Shana Melnysyn, Research Grants Manager at the University of...

UCHRI FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION SESSIONS FT. SHANA MELNYSYN

UCHRI FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION...

9:30am

9:30 am – 11:00 am – Faculty Funding Panel 11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Graduate Funding Panel Shana Melnysyn, Research Grants Manager at the University of...

UCHRI Funding Opportunities Information Session

UCHRI Funding Opportunities Information Session

9:30am

9:30 am – 11:00 am – Faculty Funding Panel 11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Graduate Funding Panel Shana Melnysyn, Research Grants Manager at the University of...

World Music Series: UCSB Middle East Ensemble

World Music Series: UCSB Middle East Ensemble

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Scott...

Ian Nagoski

Ian Nagoski

5pm

Don’t Let Me Be Lost To You: Early 20th Century Near Eastern Music in New York City UCSB Library presents a talk-and-record-listening event by researcher...

Cup of Culture: Rocio

Cup of Culture: Rocio

6pm

Rocio follows the journey an undocumented mother of three who receives a terminal cancer diagnosis and self-deports herself to seek alternative care. Woven...

Thursday, October 31

Global Studies Colloquium Series: Marko Peljhan

Global Studies Colloquium Series: Marko Peljhan

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...

Friday, November 1

Parents & Family Weekend 2019

Parents & Family Weekend 2019

Parents & Family Weekend is an annual campus-wide event welcoming families to our beautiful UC Santa Barbara campus to visit with their student. There is a...

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,...

Ensemble Mik Nawooj

Ensemble Mik Nawooj

8pm

Making their Santa Barbara debut, Oakland’s groundbreaking hip-hop orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj (EMN) incorporates elements from hip hop and classical,...

Saturday, November 2

Parents & Family Weekend 2019

Parents & Family Weekend 2019

Parents & Family Weekend is an annual campus-wide event welcoming families to our beautiful UC Santa Barbara campus to visit with their student. There is a...

Sunday, November 3

Elaine Weiss: The Woman’s Hour

Elaine Weiss: The Woman’s Hour

3pm

The prize-winning journalist and author of the blockbuster book The Woman’s Hour, Elaine Weiss recounts the riveting story of one of America’s greatest...

Monday, November 4

Transfer Research Panel

Transfer Research Panel

12:30pm

How do you fit research into two years at UCSB? Talk to our Transfer Student Researchers-- they'll tell you it's possible! Panelists: Jose Gutierrez -...

Tuesday, November 5

Ann Taves: Is Politics Our New Religion?

Ann Taves: Is Politics Our New Religion?

4pm

UCSB Library presents a talk by Ann Taves, Professor of Religious Studies, to be followed by a public reception. "Is politics our new religion?" How we...

Greg Burris: Constellations of Protest

Greg Burris: Constellations of Protest

6pm

"Constellations of Protest: Race, Solidarity, and Resistance" This talk examines the history of solidarity networks and relations through the lens of media...

Farruquito

Farruquito

7pm

Journey into the very spirit of flamenco with one of the most famous names of the art form. Born into a flamenco dynasty, Andalusian “flamenco puro” royalty...

Wednesday, November 6

2019 Graduate & Professional Schools Day

2019 Graduate & Professional Schools Day

10am

Thinking about attending graduate school in the future? Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet informally with graduate program admissions officers from...

World Music Series: SBLASLO Trio

World Music Series: SBLASLO Trio

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the SBLASLO Trio will perform on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. UCSB Jazz Ensemble...

Cup of Culture: Aladdin

Cup of Culture: Aladdin

6pm

A man pursues the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him three wishes. His primary opponent is a malevolent sorcerer who...

Dance Theatre of Harlem: 50th Anniversary Tour

Dance Theatre of Harlem: 50th Anniversary Tour

8pm

Celebrate 50 years of Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), a singular presence in the dance world presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century....

Thursday, November 7

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

This is an extra special year for UCSB lacrosse, not only are we inducting two well-deserving alumni into the hall of fame, but we will be celebrating 50...

Latrice Royale

Latrice Royale

2pm

Latrice will peform two numbers, followed by a moderated discussion to show how drag is used as a platform to unapologetically express one’s identity and...

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe

7pm

When D. B. Norton (Edward Arnold), an oil magnate with political ambitions, takes over a city newspaper and begins firing employees by the dozen, columnist...

Dolores

Dolores

7:30pm

A film about a rebel, activist, feminist and mother Dolores Huerta. Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American...

I am Latrice Royale

I am Latrice Royale

7:30pm

"Large and In Charge, Chunky Yet Funky, Bold & Beautiful" After years in clubs and being incarcerated, Latrice Royale was literally forced to remold herself...

Friday, November 8

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

This is an extra special year for UCSB lacrosse, not only are we inducting two well-deserving alumni into the hall of fame, but we will be celebrating 50...

Saturday, November 9

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

Gaucho Lacrosse Alumni Weekend

This is an extra special year for UCSB lacrosse, not only are we inducting two well-deserving alumni into the hall of fame, but we will be celebrating 50...

Santa Barbara Art Museum & Courthouse Tour

Santa Barbara Art Museum & Courthouse Tour

1:15pm

Join OISS for a Saturday adventure downtown. Docent lead tours of SBMA and courthouse will provide international students an indepth look at classic SB...

Two films from Caochangdi Workstation

Two films from Caochangdi Workstation

2pm

In 2010, pioneering Chinese filmmaker Wu Wenguang founded the Memory Project. Housed in the Caochangdi Workstation in an art district on the outskirts of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Thursday, November 14

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

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...

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