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February 2016

Activism and Social Change: Panel Discussion

February 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Davidson Library (UCSB), Davidson Library, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Black Lives Matter protesters

Professors Alice O’Connor (History), Hahrie Han (Political Science), and National People’s Action Director Ryan Greenwood will lead a discussion of “Activism and Social Change” as part of the Library’s UCSB Reads 2016 programming. The panelists will explore both historical and contemporary activism, including the Black Lives Matter movement, and Bryan Stevenson’s legal work as highlighted in his memoir, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, which is this year’s UCSB Reads book. Location: The event will be in Davidson…

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November 2016

Prof. Alice O’Connor on “Democracy Matters: The Road to Self-Governance in Isla Vista”

November 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Davidson Library (UCSB), Davidson Library, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

On November 8 Isla Vista residents will take part in a historic vote that will determine the future of self-governance in the community.  With ballot initiatives E and F, they will weigh in on proposals to create a new Community Services District with an elected board, and a utility tax to empower it to provide locally-controlled services.  Drawing on the UCSB Library’s extensive historical holdings as well as the contemporary scene, Professor of History Alice O’Connor will discuss the issues,…

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June 2017

Helmets of the First World War: Battle, Technology, and Culture

June 20, 2017
Davidson Library (UCSB), Davidson Library, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).   This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes photographs and other artifacts from the conflict. Curated by Prof. John W.I. Lee of the UCSB History Department.  Undergraduate Research Assistant: Sydney Martin. This exhibition is on display from November 8, 2016 through June 20, 2017, at the UCSB Library Mountain Gallery (1st floor of the new library, mountain side). For more information,…

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