On Tuesday, Feb. 12, renowned Canadian writer Margaret Atwood visited UCSB as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the College of Creative Studies and gave a talk in Campbell Hall through Arts & Lectures. Atwood, a prolific author, has published a variety of works ranging from poetry to children’s books to [...]
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Simon Shaheen and his quintet of equally appraisable musicians graced us with their exuberant presence in a dynamically enthralling evening concert at Campbell Hall Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013. Shaheen is currently one of the most — if not the most — well-known and well-versed Arab musicians in America. Born into [...]
Former CNN correspondent Lisa Ling will give a lecture today at Campbell Hall, discussing the story of her career aspirations and the various ways journalism has impacted modern-day society. The renowned journalist and author is also the executive producer and host of “Our America,” a documentary television series broadcasted every [...]
American combat journalist Dexter Filkins gave a free lecture entitled “Tales from the Front Lines: Reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan” Wednesday night in Campbell Hall. The talk stood as the first of a series of lectures and commentaries about the psychological and social challenges that American troops faced in the [...]
On Saturday, Nov. 17, Eddie Izzard brought his latest comedy show to Campbell Hall to the delight of the hundreds of people who filled the seats (the show sold out for nonstudents in record time). Weirdly, not a lot of people around here know who Eddie Izzard is. This, despite [...]