Feb 16 Tue
IHC's Community Matters Series READING: Rick Benjamin
Feb 18 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series TALK: The Natural and the Supernatural in the Scientific Study of Meditation and the Cognitive Science of Religion John D. Dunne (Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Feb 19 Fri
Events TALK: When the State Stops: The Unruly Demise of Federal Civil Rights Activism Desmond King (International Relations,University of Oxford)
Feb 22 Mon
IHC's New Sexualities RFG TALK: Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work Kimberly Kay Hoang (University of Chicago, Department of Sociology)
Feb 23 Tue
IHC's African Studies RFG TALK: Probing “Presence”: Photographies and Policing in Colonial South Africa Lorena Rizzo (University of Bielefeld & Harvard University)
Feb 24 Wed
Events TALK: The Role of Narrative in Bending the Curve on Climate Change Jon Christensen (Editor, Boom: A Journal of California)
Feb 25 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series SCREENING AND TALK: Your Brain, My Mind: Memory, Language and Perception in Artists’ Video Laurel Beckman (Art, UCSB)Maya Gurantz (Visiting Lecturer, Art, UCSB)
Mar 1 Tue
IHC's Identity Studies RFG TALK: Reinventing the Baltic Sea Region: From the Hansa to the EU-Strategy of 2009 Michael North (Modern History University of Greifswald, German
Mar 3 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series TALK: Creativity in Dementia Bruce L. Miller (Memory and Aging Center, UC San Francisco)
Mar 7 Mon
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG DISCUSSION: Brown-Bag Conversation: “Contextualizing and Rereading Frederick Douglass’ The Heroic Slave” Robert S. Levine (University of Maryland, College Park)

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

Call for papers: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016


Humanities in the Community program Summer funding opportunity for UCSB graduate students Application deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016

Call for Proposals: 2016 UC Public Scholars

Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2016

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.

Studying the Brain at UCSB

Read more here.

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.

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