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The Chicano Studies Institute at UC Santa Barbara hosts and supports conferences, seminars, workshops and events that contribute to a stimulating educational and research environment for faculty, researchers, staff, students and community members.


Town Hall on State Violence, Anti-Blackness and the Black Student Experience

The goal of this Black student-centered Town Hall is to provide a space to discuss and analyze the ongoing persistence of black genocide and how it shapes student experiences.

Zoom | 12:00pm

Research Productivity Workshop

CSI Interim Director Gerardo Aldana and CBSR Director Sharon Tettegah will discuss faculty research productivity at UCSB and strategies to enhance yours through campus resources. 

1623 South Hall | 12:30pm

Two-Eyed Seeing Mayan Astronomy

Weaving together Indigenous D(L)akota Astronomy & NASA science this work offers insights from both world-views. 
“Etuaptumumk” as described by Mi’kmaw elders: "Two-Eyed Seeing is learning to see from one eye with the strengths of Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing, and from the other eye with the strengths of Western knowledges and ways of knowing, and to use both these eyes for the benefit of all."  (Bartlett, Marshall and Marshall 2012, 336)

via zoom | 6:30pm

Selena's Cincuentañera with Deborah Paredez and Locatora Radio

CSI hosts Deborah Paredez (Columbia University) in conversation with Diosa and Mala (Locatora Radio) about Selenidad! This event has been archived on our YouTube channel here.

Archived on our YouTube page! | 4:00pm

Circuits of the Sacred featuring Carlos Decena

Research Lecture: Carlos Decena (Rutgers University)

zoom | 4:00pm