As part of the World Music Series, Victor Bell will direct the UCSB Gospel Choir in a performance of traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
Accompanist, vocal coach, arranger, composer, and conductor John Greer will lead a Guest Artist Masterclass, working with students from the UCSB Voice Program.
Sponsored by the Ethnomusicology Program, Svanibor Pettan from the University of Ljubljana will present a talk titled "Minorities in a War-Peace Continuum: How Applied Ethnomusicology Can Help."
Join Writing Program faculty, students, friends, and family as we celebrate the year-long writing and research projects of our Raab Writing Fellows. The Raab Writing Fellows Program, funded by a generous gift from UCSB Trustee Diana Raab, provides opportunities for mentoring and research in writing to outstanding undergraduate students. The showcase will feature performances by students, a reception from 5:30 to 6 pm, and a welcome speech with Madeleine Sorapure (the Writing Program Director) and Dean of the Humanities and Fine Arts John Majewski.
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence executive director Robyn Thomas will be discussing how we can stop gun violence in America. Thomas has served as expert witness before local, state, and national lawmakers, and currently supervises the center’s work drafting and defending safer gun laws.
This event is a quarterly live reading featuring talented and award-winning student writers. Students will read excerpts from their work in the newest edition of Starting Lines and provide insight into their writing journeys. This is the ideal experience for anyone intrigued by the beauty of writing, and especially for all Linguistics 12, Writing 1, and Writing 2 students.
IHC will be holding two staged readings of Cherrie Moraga’s “The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea,” which depicts a dystopian future in which the United States have created different territories for different races, and patriarchies are established. The play also explores beliefs and movements that helped establish Chicanx/Latinx programs throughout the Southwest, including the UCSB Chicano Studies Program, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019.