January 2010

UCSB's Premiere Comedy Troupe back for their 6th season January 29 / 8:00 PM Embarcadero Hall 935 Embarcadero Del Norte $3 Students / $5 General...

David White (Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara) Wednesday, January 27 / 3:00 pm 3041 Humanities and Social Sciences Building David White discussed his 2009 book Sinister Yogis, a historical reconstruction of the history of yoga through the lens of its agents, the yogis of...

UCSB's Premiere Comedy Troupe back for their 6th season January 15 / 8:00 PM Embarcadero Hall 935 Embarcadero Del Norte $3 Students / $5 General...

Introduction by Ronald Egan (East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, UCSB) Tuesday, January 12, 2010 / 3:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtze, navigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River." The Yangtze is about to be...

Greg Levine (Art History, UC Berkeley) Monday, January 11 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB “Everyone’s looking for something.” Some of us have found it, or part of it, in Zen Art, though the types of things we look at, the way we talk about them,...

UCSB's Premiere Comedy Troupe back for their 6th season January 8 / 8:00 PM Embarcadero Hall 935 Embarcadero Del Norte $3 Students / $5 General ...

The UC Office of Research has awarded funding to the University of California Humanities Network. The Network has three major components: the new UC Society of Fellows in the Humanities, a multi-tiered program of research fellowships for faculty and graduate students; the new UC Consortium...

The UC Center for New Racial Studies A group of University of California faculty located at eight different campuses has received a significant grant from the UC system to launch the University of California Center for New Racial Studies (UCCNRS), a Multi-Campus Research Program. The UCCNRS will make its official debut in July 2010 and has been assured of UC system-wide support for five subsequent academic years (until June 2015). Our Steering Committee includes scholars from across the entire system, colleagues working in the social sciences and humanities, area studies, public policy, and legal studies. We hope to establish active linkages on every UC campus, and to offer a wide range of support as well as very broad collaborative and networking capabilities.