May 5 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series TALK: Can Neuroscience Help Us Understand Art? Alva Noë (Philosophy, UC Berkeley)
May 9 Mon
Events TALK/SCREENING: Poetic Documentary Films in Soviet Lithuania Živilė Etevičiūtė (National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania)
May 10 Tue
IHC's Identity Studies RFG TALK: Mesa of Sorrows: Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy at Awat’ovi Pueblo James F. Brooks (History and Anthropology, UCSB)
May 10 Tue
The Humanities and the Brain Series PANEL: Considering Oliver Sacks Julie Carlson (English, UCSB)Cole Cohen (Interdisciplinary Humanties Center, UCSB)Aranye Fradenburg (English, UCSB)Dominique Jullien (French and Italian, UCSB)Mark Leffert, M.D.Jonathan Schooler (Psychological and Brain Sciences, UCSB)Ann Taves (Religious Studies, UCSB)
May 12 Thu
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG TALK: What Is Greek Slavery? In Search of a Novel History Kostas Vlassopoulos (History & Archeology, University of Crete)
May 12 Thu
and May 13 Fri
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG CONFERENCE: Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom
May 13 Fri
IHC's Language Interaction and Social Organization RFG TALK: Quoting and Action Formation in Prime Minister’s Questions Elisabeth Reber (Linguistics,University of Würzburg)
May 18 Wed
Events SCREENING: American Umpire Elizabeth Cobbs (History, Texas A & M University)

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CONFERENCE: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

Metadata Central

IHC congratulates Alanna Bartolini (English), UCSB’s representative to the Metadata Central workshop at UCLA.  (more…)

The Humanities and the Brain in UCSB Current

Read the article about this year’s series.


Mary Karr (The Liars’ Club, The Art of Memoir)
Wednesday, February 10
7:00 PM UCSB Corwin Pavilion FREE

Studying the Brain at UCSB

Read more here.

Humanities in the Community program

Summer funding opportunity for UCSB graduate students
Application deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016

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 in the amount of $5,000.00 to support projects that advance civic engagement through scholarly and creative work in the humanities and arts.  (more…)

News coverage of UCSB-based writing programs for student veterans.

Video from the Sustainable Science Communication Conference now available

You may watch the video here.

More information on the conference is available here.

Previous IHC Talks now Available on Soundcloud

Missed an event? You can listen to it here.

ihc open house

Thurs, October 8, 2015 / 4:00 – 6:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

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