Upcoming Lectures & Events

May 24 Wed
IHC's South Asian Religions and Cultures RFG Turbans, Certain to Charm! South Asian Men, White Women, and the Gendering of Early American Yoga Anya Pokazanyeva Foxen (Philosophy, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo)
May 25 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the End of Mass Incarceration Joshua Dubler (Religion, University of Rochester)
Jun 5 Mon
IHC's Ancient Borderlands RFG TALK: Magic and Demonology in Ancient Egypt Rita Lucarelli (Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley)
Jun 19 Mon
IHC's Language Interaction and Social Organization RFG CONFERENCE: 23rd Annual Language, Interaction, and Social Organization Conference

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2016-17 IHC Public Events Series

Community Matters:


The 2017 Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate: Is ISIS an Existential Threat to the United States?

Thursday, May 18, 2017 / 7:30 PM
UCSB Campbell Hall
The question of whether ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) poses an existential threat to the United States and to countries in the Middle East remains a security issue of national and international consequence. Monica Duffy Toft and Marc Gopin will engage in an informed debate about the extent and nature of the threat ISIS poses and how the US should respond.

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

Agents of Change: Harry Boyte for Community Matters

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.

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