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Third Annual Sal Castro Memorial Conference on the Emerging Historiography of the Chicano Movement Feb. 26 & 27 

Credit: Chicana/o Studies Department

Join us in honoring Sal Castro, an educator and activist who played a pivotal role in the 1968 Los Angeles student walkouts also known as the "Blowouts." He empowered students to protest and demand that the unequal conditions of their schools be changed. 

The Third Annual Sal Castro Memorial Conference highlights the historical importance of the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The keynote address, "On the Past and Present of the Chicano Movement: Some Reflections and Questions," will be delivered by David Montejano, an ethnic studies professor from UC Berkeley. 

When: Friday, Feb. 26, & Saturday, Feb. 27

Time: 8:30 am - 6 pm

Where:UCSB McCune Conference Room, 6020 Humanities and Social Science Building  

Price: Free and open to the public



UCSB Arts & Lectures: An Evening with U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera Feb. 1  

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents An Evening with the 2015-16 United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, on Mon., Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at UCSB Campbell Hall.

Juan Felipe Herrera, the son of migrant farmworkers from Mexico, is the first Latino to be appointed U.S. Poet Laureate. While attending UCLA, Juan Felipe Herrera was involved in the Chicano Civil Rights Movement and among the first to receive an Educational Opportunity Program Scholarship. His work as an activist led to works that gave voice to the Latino and indigenous experience. He was the California Poet Laureate from 2012-2014.

Herrera's work has received numerous awards, such as the Hungry Mind Award of Distinction, a PEN West Poetry Award, and two Latino Hall of Fame Poetry Awards, among others. His most recent works are Notes on the Assemblage (2015) and Half of the World in Light (2008).   

Books will be available for purchase and signing after the event.  

Event Details

When: Monday, Feb. 1st, 7:30 p.m. 

Where: UCSB Campbell Hall 

Tickets: Free Event 

Juan Felipe Herrera is presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures with support from the UCSB Department of Chicana/o Studies Department.