Upcoming Lectures & Events

May 1 Mon
Events TALK: Academia.Edu & Self-Branding: The Metricisation of Scholars and Scholarly Networks Janneke Adema (Centre for Disruptive Media, Coventry University)
May 4 Thu
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG TALK: Freedom’s Struggle: Black Kidnapping and State Formation in the Age of Atlantic Emancipation Scott Heerman (History, University of Miami)
May 4 Thu
Community Matters Series DEMONSTRATION & DISCUSSION: Community Basketweaving Jennifer BatesLois BohnaLinda Yamane
May 5 Fri
Events CONFERENCE: Beyond Academia
May 10 Wed
IHC's Machines People and Politics RFG THE LAWRENCE BADASH MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES: Creatures of Cain: Human Nature and the Politics of Violence During the Cold War Erika Lorraine Milam (History, Princeton)
May 10 Wed
Community Matters Series SCREENING: Free Cece (2016, 87 min.) Jacqueline (Jac) Gares (Director)Lal Zimman (Linguistics, UCSB)CeCe McDonald (Activist, Prison Reform Advocate)
May 13 Sat
Events TALK: How Employers Recruit Their Workers into Politics Alexander Hertel-Fernandez (Political Science, Columbia)

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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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