On the next edition of Santa Barbara Lectures, Liberian human rights activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Leymah Gbowee delivers a presentation entitled, Building Global Peace Using Local Knowledge. Ms. Gbowee spoke as part of UCSB Arts & Lectures, Fall 2011 lecture series. Santa Barbara Lectures airs every Monday at 8:00 am.
Ethan Nadelmann is the executive director of Drug Policy Alliance. He was brought to Santa Barbara by Families ACT. Nadelmann addresses the drug war, the prison industrial complex, and SB County's Measure S. Santa Barbara Lectures is produced by the KCSB News and Public Affairs Department. Audio editing by Maura Jess.
Tune in Monday, July 25, 8 to 9 a.m.: Ground Zero and Anti-Muslim Sentiments, a panel presentation co-sponsored by the UCSB Department of Religious Studies; the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center’s Geographies of Place series; and the Walter Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life. Featured speakers include: Maher [...]
Tune in Monday, July 18, 8 to 9 a.m.: Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande discusses his newest work and innovative remedy based on the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist. He also authored the bestselling books Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance and Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science. Santa Barbara [...]
Tune in for Santa Barbara Lectures, every Monday morning, 8 to 9 a.m. on KCSB 91.9 FM or streaming live. An example of the fine lecturers we present in this series: Majora Carter, an advocate for environmental management that also promotes economic development. Santa Barbara Lectures is a presentation of the KCSB News and Public Affairs [...]
Tune in Monday, June 27, 8 a.m., for SB Lectures. International economist and former Goldman Sachs executive Dambisa Moyo discusses How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices Ahead. Moyo was brought to UCSB by the Arts & Lectures program; Santa Barbara Lectures is a presentation of the KCSB News and Public [...]
Tune in Monday, June 20, 2011, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.! Santa Barbara Lectures presents author, attorney, and adviser to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Eva Golinger. She discusses the Bolivarian project for participatory democracy in Venezuela that occurred through the empowerment of the country's poor majority during the last decade. Golinger was [...]
Tune in Monday, June 13, 2011, 8 to 9 a.m.: university student affairs expert Larry Roper on KCSB's Santa Barbara Lectures series. This is a presentation of the KCSB News and Public Affairs Department.
Tune in Monday morning, June 6th, from 8-9am, for "Santa Barbara Lectures" featuring Jane Roberts of the group 34 Million Friends, which was formed when President George W. Bush cut $34 million from the budget for the United Nations Population Fund. Jane Roberts was brought to Santa Barbara by the American Association of University Women last [...]
Tune in Monday, May 16, 8 to 9 a.m.: Peace, Violence, and Development in Modern Society, a talk by Harvard professor of economics and philosophy Amartya Sen. Sen, a Nobel Prize winner in economics, was brought to UCSB by the Arts & Lectures program. Santa Barbara Lectures is a presentation of the KCSB News and Public Affairs Department.