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UCSB Reads 2016: Events & Exhibits

"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson

Author Talk

April 18, 8pm. UCSB Campbell Hall
Bryan Stevenson, author of the UCSB Reads 2016 book selection Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption will offer a free public reading and talk. Co-presented by UCSB Reads and UCSB's Arts & Lectures.

UCSB Reads Events Calendar

PAST EVENTS

Tues. Jan. 12, 2-3pm. BOOK GIVEAWAY:Executive Vice Chancellor David Marshall, University Librarian Denise Stephens, and Associated Students Internal Vice President Kimia Hashemian will hand out free copies of the UCSB Reads 2016 book to UCSB students. (UCSB Library Paseo)

Thurs. Jan. 14, 11am. BOOK GIVEAWAY: A second book giveaway with Chancellor Henry T. Yang, Dilling Yang, and University Librarian Denise Stephens, will take place, with free copies of the UCSB Reads 2016 book distributed to UCSB students. (UCSB Library Paseo)

Mon. Jan. 25, 12pm. KICK-OFF, KCSB-FM 91.9. LIVE RADIO READINGS: Tune in weekdays at noon to hear campus and community readers share excerpts from Just Mercy on KCSB-FM 91.9 community radio station. Also streaming at http://www.kcsb.org. -- COMPLETED

Wed., Feb. 3, 4-5:30. DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America featuring Tim Wise. Introduction by Howard Winant (UCSB Sociology).  Light refreshments will be served (UCSB Library, Instruction & Training Room 1312).

Wed. Feb. 10, 4-5pm. "ACTIVISM & SOCIAL CHANGE," PANEL DISCUSSION ON RACIAL JUSTICE: Three panelists, Alice O'Connor (UCSB History), Hahrie Han (UCSB Political Science), and Ryan Greenwood (Director of Movement Politics for National People's Action) will discuss social activism, race, and the law. Light refreshments will be served. (UCSB Library, Instruction & Training Room 1312).

Fri. Mar. 4, 7pm. FILM SCREENING: Bush Mama: Director Haile Gerima’s film from 1975 blends narrative fiction, documentary, surrealism, and political modernism in a story set in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles about inner city poverty and the systemic disenfranchisement of African Americans (UCSB, Pollock Theater)

Wed. Mar. 16, 6pm. PUBLIC LIBRARY PANEL (CARPINTERIA): A panel of UCSB faculty from multiple disciplines and community experts will discuss the UCSB Reads selection Just Mercy.

Tues. Apr 5, 6-7:30 COMMUNITY POLICING AND "JUST MERCY:" A CONVERSATION. Join IV Foot Patrol and UCPD in a discussion about Just Mercy. Discussion will be moderated by the Honorable Frank J. Ochoa, Retired Superior Court Judge. Refreshments will be served. (UCSB Library Instruction & Training Room 1312)

Wed. Apr. 6, 6pm. PUBLIC LIBRARY PANEL (MONTECITO): A panel of UCSB faculty from multiple disciplines and community experts will discuss the UCSB Reads selection Just Mercy.

Mon. Apr. 11, 6pm. PUBLIC LIBRARY PANEL (DOWNTOWN SANTA BARBARA). A panel of UCSB faculty from multiple disciplines and community experts will discuss the UCSB Reads selection Just Mercy.

Fri. Apr. 15, 2:30-4:00pm. WRITING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE. Join CLAS writing tutors Elizabeth Gilbert and Sabrina Guice in a UCSB Reads-inspired workshop on writing for social justice. Campus Learning Assistance Learning Services, Student Resource Building, Room 3282. Space is limited; RSVP by emailing amy.boutell@sa.ucsb.edu.

Mon. April 18, 8pm. AUTHOR TALK: Free reading, lecture, and book-signing by Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. No tickets needed; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:20pm. Line may form earlier. (UCSB, Campbell Hall)

 

 

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