Critical Theory in Dark Times: 
The Prospects for Liberation in the Shadow of the Radical Right
October 10th-13th, 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara

Schedule of Panels and Conference Events

To be announced

Attendance Confirmation

Please fill out the following form to confirm your participation and presentation information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1i4JUK983STeGdO-yySoff8W7a_MxQmlCjq10DobMZsQ/edit

Travel Information

If traveling by air, you can fly into either the Santa Barbara Airport or the Los Angeles International Airport:

  • Santa Barbara Airport
    • Public Bus service to the UCSB campus and hotel ($1.75 per ride). Visit https://sbmtd.gov/ for bus schedules (Lines 11 and 7 will be your best options)
    • Uber, Lyft, and local taxis are also available
  • Los Angeles International Airport

You can also reach us by train. Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner makes stops in Santa Barbara and Goleta: http://www.pacificsurfliner.com/

Lodging Information

The Club & Guest House (UCSB campus)

  • $199 per night (includes two continental breakfast vouchers per day)
  • 1-King or 2-Queen Bedrooms available
  • Rooms must be booked by September 16th, 2019. After this date, rooms and rates will be based on availability.
  • Parking permits available for purchase at $8/day on weekdays, and $4 per day on weekends
  • Email roomblock@theclub.ucsb.edu for a reservation and include the following information
    • Email subject line: Int’l Herbert Marcuse Society Conference 2019
    • Guest First Name and Last Name
    • Home or Office Address
    • Cellphone number
    • Check-in Date
    • Checkout Date
    • Room preference (based on availablity)
    • Additional requests/comments
  • You may also call directly at (805) 893-7781 and leave a voicemail with the requested information above

Best Western South Coast Inn (5620 Calle Real; Goleta, CA 93117)

  • $139 per night Sunday-Thursday; $159 per night Friday & Saturday (includes hot breakfast buffet)
  • 1-King or 2-Queen Bedrooms available
  • Rooms must be booked by September 16th, 2019. After this date, rooms and rates will be based on availability.
  • Book using this link: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.05521.html?groupId=7U5IJ4C1
  • OR call directly and mention the “International Herbert Marcuse Society”: 805-967-3200
  • Shuttles are provided by the hotel for pick-up at the Santa Barbara Airport, Airbus station, and Amtrak station.
  • We will be providing a shuttle to and from this hotel each day of the conference at pre-arranged times.

Page last modified: May 21, 2019