‘Public Affairs’ Archives
KCSB is now accepting design submissions for our 50th anniversary icon/2011-2012 t-shirts for a cash prize of $500 We welcome and encourage ANYONE to participate. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500 for their design. (The 2010 contest winner is pictured here.) KCSB will also feature submissions that do not make the final cut, to [...]
Prof. Clyde Woods‘ untimely death July 6 occasions this look at his work as a scholar and activist, chronicler of the Black communities from the Mississippi Delta to Los Angeles. Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson were joined by a number of Clyde’s former students and colleagues including Jeffrey Stewart, Jordan Camp and Damien Schneider. [...]
Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the hunger strike at Pelican Bay protesting the 'Security Housing Units' there and elsewhere. At the time of the interview, prisoners at six prisons had joined the strike. Now more than 6500 are on strike.
Tuesday, July 5th, 4pm: Tim Benson, External VP for Local Affairs, AS UCSB, shares his goals and priorities for this year. What are the issues for UCSB students living in IV? What can he do about it? Join us!
Democracy Now! will begin airing weekdays at 12 noon on KCSB 91.9 FM starting Monday, June 20th, 2011. Pictured is Amy Goodman, host of this popular radio and television program. Co-host Juan Gonzalez joins Executive Producer Amy Goodman and DN!'s team of producers to create this national, daily, independent, award-winning news show. Airing [...]
No Alibis 5/4/11 8am: Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Wikileaks; Rami Zurayk in Beirut on ‘Arab Spring’
Following news, independent journalist Andy Worthington joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the Wikileaks documents on Guantanamo prisoners and the 'regime of torture' therein. At 9:15 am they are joined by agronomist Rami Zurayk to discuss events which continue to unfold in the Middle East and North Africa.
Danielle S. Bassett, PhD takes the time to come by Radio Causeway to discuss a recent article she co authored looking at the use of brain scans in predicting learning. Dr. Bassett is a post doctoral research associate at the Complex Systems Group in the Department of Physics at UC Santa Barbara. The article titled, Dynamic [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to novelist and philosopher Lars Iyer, author the blog Spurious and the new novel Spurious. In both the blog and the book, the philosophers Lars and W. discuss their favorite artists and writers — Franz Kafka, Andrei Tarkovsky, Maurice Blanchot, Béla Tarr — and what [...]
Photos from the KCSB 40th Anniversary Alumni Reunion during spring of 2002. KCSB hosted its 45th Anniversary Alumni Reunion from Friday April 27th through Sunday April 29th, 2007. KCSB's Alumni Reunion is part of a larger campus-wide reunion; click here to view events for the All Gaucho Reunion. The following is a schedule of KCSB Reunion [...]
Following the news, UCSB Prof. Paul Amar shares his perspective on the current situation in Egypt and beyond. He has recently written an article entitled 'Why Mubarak is Out'.At 9:15 Alana Kumbier, Wellesley College librarian and organizer of Boston Radical Reference Collective and Gary Colmenar, UCSB librarian and member of the Progressive [...]