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October 13 - November 11, 2019

Sunday, October 13

Joel Sartore: Building the Photo Ark

Joel Sartore: Building the Photo Ark

3pm

Photographer Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark project is the largest archive of its kind with nearly 8,000 images of the world’s species and counting. His stunning,...

Monday, October 14

Funny Boy: Shyam Selvadurai

Funny Boy: Shyam Selvadurai

6pm

Last year the MultiCultural Center kicked off a new series to explore the issues of race and belonging through literature. This series is an interactive...

Tuesday, October 15

Representational Knowledge: Working with Writing Assignments and Commenting on Student Writing

Representational Knowledge: Working with...

3pm

Writing (whether producing papers, equations, or short exam responses) is one of the primary ways that students are expected to demonstrate their learning....

Faculty Research Lecture | Nelson Lichtenstein

Faculty Research Lecture | Nelson Lichtenstein

4pm

"A Fabulous Failure: Bill Clinton, American Capitalism, and the Origins of Our Troubled Times" 4:00 PM Lecture | 5:00 PM Reception | FREE Professor...

ISAB invites you for a Lagoon Walk

ISAB invites you for a Lagoon Walk

5pm

Discover the wild beauty at the center of campus and meet new people! Join members of the International Student Advisory Board to explore the UCSB Lagoon...

Shyam Selvadurai

Shyam Selvadurai

6pm

"Writing Myself into the Diaspora" Shyam Selvadurai will read from his novels Funny Boy and The Hungry Ghosts and talk about what it means to be a writer...

Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe

Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe

7pm

Soccer superstars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe are an irresistible force, both on and off the field. Powerful, playful and inspiring, the U.S. Women’s...

Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe: An Evening of Achievement

Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe: An Evening of...

7pm

Soccer superstars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe are an irresistible force, both on and off the field. Powerful, playful and inspiring, the U.S. Women’s...

New Waves: This is Not a Film

New Waves: This is Not a Film

7pm

In 2010, after Jafar Panahi was arrested and charged with producing propaganda against the Iranian government, he was banned from making films or operating a...

Wednesday, October 16

2019 Fall Career & Internship Fair

2019 Fall Career & Internship Fair

10am

The 2019 Fall Career & Internship Fair will be a one-day event that will host over 100 companies at the Events Center! Companies attending this event will...

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...

World Music Series: Norteno Music with Los Catanes del Norte

World Music Series: Norteno Music with Los...

12pm

As part of the UCSB World Music Series, Los Catanes del Norte will perform music from different regions in Mexico including corridos, rancheras, and boleros...

IT Connections Fall 2019: Mission-Focused IT - IT in Teaching & Learning

IT Connections Fall 2019: Mission-Focused IT -...

2:30pm

October brings with it visions of falling leaves, pumpkins, and of course, the return of our students and faculty. It’s the perfect opportunity to join...

Cup of Culture: Nailed It!

Cup of Culture: Nailed It!

6pm

In virtually every city, state, and strip mall across the U.S., women get their nails done in salons likely owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. How did this...

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...

Global Studies Colloquium Series: "The Arctic Perspective Initiative and the Interpolar Transnational Art Science Constellation"

Global Studies Colloquium Series: "The...

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...

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...

International Students InTALKnational Dinner

International Students InTALKnational Dinner

6pm

International students! We want to hear from you! Join the International Student Advisory Board for dinner and share your UCSB experiences and opinions! What...

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....

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

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...

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.: Why the Way We Talk about Racial Justice Matters Felice Blake, Paula Ioanide, Alison Reed

Antiracism Inc.: Why the Way We Talk about...

6pm

This talk focuses on contemporary political strategies that appropriate antiracist discourses and practices to perpetuate injustice. From “free speech,” to...

Friday, October 25

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, Piano

Faculty Artist Recital: Paul Berkowitz, Piano

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

To benefit the UCSB San Diego Scholarship Fund Come out to raise money for future Gauchos! Burgeon Brewing company will generously be donating $1 from every...

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

The Long Vendetta: Paul Robeson, Black Freedom, and the Warfare State Jordan Camp

The Long Vendetta: Paul Robeson, Black Freedom,...

6pm

In this talk, Jordan T. Camp examines the state surveillance and repression of Black freedom leaders. He offers a new trajectory of U.S. state formation...

Uncovered: Health Care Conversations with Ady Barkan

Uncovered: Health Care Conversations with Ady...

7pm

Since his ALS diagnosis in 2016, activist Ady Barkan and his family have struggled to keep up with insurance paperwork, doctors’ bills, and prescription...

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...

Don’t Let Me Be Lost To You: Early 20th Century Near Eastern Music in New York City

Don’t Let Me Be Lost To You: Early 20th Century...

5pm

UCSB Library presents a talk-and-record-listening event by researcher and record producer Ian Nagoski. At the height of immigration to the United States 100...

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...

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: Santa Barbara Debut

Ensemble Mik Nawooj: Santa Barbara Debut

8pm

Oakland’s groundbreaking hip-hop orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj (EMN) incorporates elements from hip hop and classical, creating a unique hybrid that...

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...

Tuesday, November 5

Is Politics Our New Religion?

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...

Constellations of Protest: Race, Solidarity, and Resistance with Greg Burris

Constellations of Protest: Race, Solidarity,...

6pm

This talk examines the history of solidarity networks and relations through the lens of media and culture. Focusing on a number of recent instances in which...

Farruquito: Spain’s Flamenco Master

Farruquito: Spain’s Flamenco Master

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: Jazz with the SBLASLO Trio

World Music Series: Jazz with the 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 and Post-Film Discussion

Cup of Culture: Aladdin and Post-Film Discussion

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 Guest Event

Latrice Royale Guest Event

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: A film about a rebel, activist, feminist and mother Dolores Huerta

Dolores: A film about a rebel, activist,...

7:30pm

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions...

Large and In Charge, Chunky Yet Funky, Bold & Beautiful: I am Latrice Royale

Large and In Charge, Chunky Yet Funky, Bold...

7:30pm

After years in clubs and being incarcerated, Latrice Royale was literally forced to remold herself into a stronger, more dedicated individual. Now, a decade...

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...

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October 13 - November 11, 2019