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October 2018

Steven Pinker, Enlightenment Now

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Campbell Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93107 United States
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$10 – $35

The author of award-winning books including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works and The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker will present the big picture of human progress: People are living longer, healthier, freer and happier lives, “a powerful case that the main line of history has been, since the Enlightenment, one of improvement” (Scientific American).

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Joan Halifax in Conversation with Pico Iyer

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Campbell Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93107 United States
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$10 – $35

In an intimate conversation with Pico Iyer, Halifax offers a unique opportunity to hear the stories behind her extraordinary life and to gain insight into her latest book, Standing at the Edge.

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Kitchell Architecture and Design Lecture Series: Christopher Hamilton, Architect, and Kevin Plaxco

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Left Brain/Right? The Intersection of Architecture and Research Architecture has been defined as the art or science of building. Missing from this description, is the notion that architecture is rooted in the needs and aspirations of people. When designing for science and research, our buildings evolve from an intricate synthesis of art, science, technology … and people. Join us for a lively conversation about how the BioEngineering building came to fruition. Patio reception 6 - 6:30 p.m., talk 6:30 -…

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November 2018

Kitchell Architecture and Design Lecture Series: Jeff Shelton, Design Process

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, 552 University Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Free

Join us for a talk by architect Jeff Shelton who will share the intricacies of his design process. As an addes bonus he will select drawings from the ADC collection that highlight elements of design he admires and incorporates in his own buildings. Lecture at 5:30 p.m., reception to follow.

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Conversation with the Artists and Exhibition Walk-Through

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, 552 University Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Free

Ink painter Arnold Chang and photographer Michael Cherney, whose solo and collaborative works are internationally recognized, will jointly speak about landscape, identity, and the Chinese tradition in the twenty-first century. Reception following the talk.

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December 2018

Jeh Johnson – National Security: Challenges and Opportunities

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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$5 – $10

A national security expert who speaks candidly about immigration, the border and other national security matters, Johnson provides audiences unique insight into U.S. policies.

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January 2019

An Evening with Madeleine Albright

January 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$20 – $89

Madeleine K. Albright, a professor, author, diplomat and businesswoman who served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States, will draw on her experiences as a child in war-torn Europe and her distinguished career as a diplomat to address lessons we must understand and questions we must answer if we are to avoid repeating tragic errors of the past.

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An Evening with Madeleine Albright

January 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$20 – $89

Madeleine K. Albright is a professor, author, diplomat and businesswoman who served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States.

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George Saunders In Conversation With Pico Lyer

January 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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$10 – $35

One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and his surreal, experimental first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, won the Man Booker Prize in 2017.

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February 2019

An Evening with Annie Leibovitz

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St,
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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$17 – $129

Visionary photographer Annie Leibovitz is one of our most astute observers of contemporary culture, depicting the past half century’s great personalities in images that are both iconic and intimate.

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