January 8, 2013
The Stumbling Present: Ruins in Contemporary Art, on view until Jan.20, "puts the ... Art, Design & Architecture Museum ... and its savvy Curator of Exhibitions Elyse Gonzales at the forefront of the burgeoning scene for international contemporary art in Santa Barbara".
January 2, 2013
Looking at 2012's scientific discoveries, history professor W. Patrick McCray tells NPR that revolutionary discoveries don't necessarily announce themselves when they happen.
December 17, 2012
Gerardo Aldana, professor of Chicana and Chicano studies and an expert in Maya hieroglyphic history, explains the misunderstanding that gave rise to the idea of the Maya apocalypse on Dec. 21, 2012 (UCSB video, KEYT news story).
December 14, 2012
"The potential spread of right-to-work laws in the North ... is a startling and ominous development," says Nelson Lichtenstein, MacArthur Foundation Professor of History and director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Demoracy, in a CNN.com op-ed. He also talks to NPR's Morning Edition about the history of the term, "right to work."