Upcoming Lectures & Events

Mar 2 Thu
IHC's Machines People and Politics RFG TALK: The Beach Boys: Classified Research with a Southern California Vibe Stuart "Bill" Leslie" (History of Science & Technology, Johns Hopkins University)
Mar 3 Fri
Events TALK: Seeing and Saying: Plato on Virtue and Knowledge M.M. McCabe (Emerita Professor of Ancient Philosophy, Kings College, London and Sather Professor, UC Berkeley)
Mar 7 Tue
Community Matters Series TALK: My Other’s Keeper: Radical Ethics and Visions of Community Donna Orange (Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, NYU)
Mar 8 Wed
IHC's Identity Studies RFG TALK: Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies David Laitin (Political Science, Stanford University)
Mar 9 Thu
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG ROUNDTABLE: Rethinking Reconstruction Giuliana Perrone (History, UCSB)Jannie Scott (Center for Black Studies Research, UCSB)Jasmine Yarish (Political Science, UCSB)
Apr 6 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: Revolution as Storytime: The Uprisings of 2011 and the Art of Viral Narrative Nathan Schneider (Media Studies, University of Colorado - Boulder)
Apr 13 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: Beyond the Romance of Community: Envisioning Queer Collectivity, Contesting Racial Capitalism Miranda Joseph (Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Arizona)
May 4 Thu
Community Matters Series DEMONSTRATION & DISCUSSION: Community Basketweaving

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2016-17 IHC Public Events Series

Community Matters:


Announcing The 2017 Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence: Yusef Komunyakaa

Agents of Change: Harry Boyte for Community Matters

Read more about Harry Boyte’s Community Matters talk here.

INAUGURAL LECTURE for Community Matters: Insubordinate Spaces for Intemperate Times: Why Civic Engagement Matters Now

IHC public events series for 2016-17: Community Matters

New Faculty Funding Opportunity: Community-Engaged Participatory Pedagogy in the Arts Program

Humanities in the Community awards

The IHC congratulates the recipients of the 2016 Humanities in the Community summer awards. (more…)

Interpreting at IV Elementary School: A Community-Engagement Opportunity for UCSB Graduate Students


Paid IHC Project Opportunity for Humanities Graduate Student | Deadline Thursday, Dec 15 2016


WATCH Past IHC Events on Vimeo

Talks by previous speakers for the IHC’s public events series are now available on Vimeo.

Humanities in the Community program

Summer funding opportunity for UCSB graduate students
Application deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts announce a new summer funding opportunity in public humanities open to HFA M.F.A. students and Ph.D. students who have advanced to candidacy. The grant will provide summer funding to support projects that advance civic engagement through scholarly and creative work in the humanities and arts.  (more…)

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