Profs at the Pub featuring 2018 National Book Award Winner and UCSB Professor Jeffrey Stewart

by Daina Tagavi, Professional Development Peer
Monday, January 28, 2019 8:45 AM

Alumni Affairs and UCSB Affiliates​ invite you to a special Profs @ the Pub event. Profs @ the Pub is a free monthly speaker series for local alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members at some of Santa Barbara's (and Goleta's!) favorite watering holes. Coming up next: 

What: The History of Jazz with Jeffrey Stewart*
Live music by versatile jazz musician George Friedenthal and the stunning jazz vocalist Lois Mahalia

When: Tuesday, January 29, 6-7:30pm

Where: SAMsARA Winery (6485 Calle Real, Suite E, Goleta CA 93117)

Register here!

SAMsARA's winemaking is led by UCSB alumnus Matt Brady '05. A portion of all purchases at the event will benefit the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Gaucho For Life Fund.


*Jeffrey C. Stewart is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in American Studies.  He was Director of Research at the Smithsonian Institution's Anacostia Museum, a curator at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, and a senior advisor to the Reginald Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture in Baltimore, Maryland.  The author of numerous articles, essays and books, Dr. Stewart has taught at Harvard University, Yale University, UCLA, Tufts University, Howard University, Scripps College, and George Mason University before coming to the University of California at Santa Barbara as Professor and Chair of the Department of Black Studies from 2008-2016. During his tenure as chair, he launched an international three day conference, "1968: A Global Year of Student Driven Change," that brought more than 40 activists, scholars, and artists to campus to discuss the activist, critical, aesthetic, and educational implications of 1968; an outdoor exhibit called the North Hall Display to commemorate the events of 1968 takeover of North Hall that transformed the UCSB curriculum and campus climate; and Jeffrey's Jazz Coffeehouse, a pop-up jazz club situated in a local eatery to reconfigure space with jazz aesthetics--now occurring at Aladdin in Isla Vista.