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As part of the Conference "Verbal Kaleidoscope," hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, several contemporary poets from Mexico will read from their work written in indigenous languages (including their own translations into Spanish and English) in the Architecture & Design Museum 12-2 PM.
Peter Millican (Professor of Philosophy at Oxford) will deliver a talk in SH 5617 at 4 PM.
The LAS MAESTRAS CENTER PRESENTS Helena Viramontes' talk: "To harken the holler of family ghosts..." at 6 PM in the McCune Conference Ceter HSSB 6020.
Maurizio Bettini (University of Siena) will give his talk titled “Fatum: Destiny in Greece and Rome” in HSSB 4080 from 1:30-3:30 PM.
As part of the Kitchell Architecture and Design Lecture Series, the Architecture & Design Museum presents associate campus architect Dennis Whelan, who will recount the history of UC Santa Barbara campus planning and design in the museum from 5:15-7:30 PM.
UCSB History Professor Emeritus Hal Drake will deliver his talk titled “A Century of Miracles” from 2-4PM in the Santa Barbara Mission Archive Library.
The Art, Architecture, & Design Museum presents Mina Chow, architect and filmmaker, as part of the Kitchell Architecture and Design Lecture Series, alongside a screening of the film Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair with Director and Guests.
Reception at 5:15, Lecture 6-7:30PM in the AD&A Museum
The Art, Architecture, & Design Museum hosts a lecture by Jane Gottlieb, “Looking At France with Jane Gottlieb,” inn conversation with Director Bruce Robertson, at 5:30 PM in the museum.