January 2011

The purpose of the RHFF program is to encourage and facilitate research, advanced or independent study, or improvement of teaching effectiveness in the humanities. Faculty members may receive only one award. Eligible areas include studies in language, both modern and classical; religion; literature; jurisprudence; philosophy;...

The purpose of the RJFF program is to help junior faculty members develop a substantial record in research and creative work necessary for advancement to tenure. Non‐tenured faculty members are eligible for only one RJFF award. Applications may be submitted by faculty members who are...

The FCDA is a program for non‐tenured faculty who, because of the nature of their position or their role in campus affairs, have encountered significant obstacles in pursuit of their research, creative work, teaching, service, or mentoring obligations, or who have made unusually time‐consuming efforts...

Dir. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (1968) 97 min. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 / 6:00 PM Introduction by Colin Gardner (Arts, UCSB) MultiCultural Center Theater Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea in 1968, Memories of Underdevelopment (Memorias del Subdesarrollo) tells the story of Sergio, a wealthy bourgeois aspiring writer, who decides to stay...

Edward Soja (Urban Planning, UCLA) Tuesday, January 25, 2011 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience. In his 2010 book Seeking Spatial Justice from which this lecture will be drawn, Soja argues that justice has a geography...

John G. Younger (Classics, University of Kansas) Friday, January 21 / 4:00 PM HSSB 4041 Professor Younger's talk examines the lives of girls and women in the Minoan and Mycenaean cultures of the prehistoric Aegean (ca. 3000-1000 BCE). Testing modern assumptions and expectations against the archaeological, iconographic, and...

Peder Anker (Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study / The Environmental Studies Program, New York University) Thursday, January 20 / 5:00 PM Buchanan 1930 Why did scientists and laypeople alike in the 1970s talk about the Earth in terms of a Spaceship? And in what way did...

Thursday-Friday, January 20-21, 2011 McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB The event will build on contemporary retheorizations of the Global South by exploring the rapid transformation of many relationships, communities, and alliances within the Western hemisphere. While the concept of the Hemispheric South suggests a move away from...

The Faculty Research Lectureship is the highest honor the UCSB faculty can bestow on one of its members. The purpose of the award is to accord Senate members the high recognition that is their due, and further to give faculty, students, and the citizens of...

This award supports an innovative project in the visual, performing, and media arts that engages creatively with issues of interdisciplinary concern. The competition is open to faculty and graduate students. Both individual and collaborative projects are eligible. IHC awards support scholarly and creative work that...

This award supports an innovative project in the visual, performing, and media arts that engages creatively with issues of interdisciplinary concern.  The competition is open to faculty and graduate students.  Both individual and collaborative projects are eligible.  IHC awards support scholarly and creative work that...

The Aaron Copland Fund for Music seeks to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. The fund's Recording Program provides grants to document and provide wider exposure for the music of contemporary American composers; develop audiences for contemporary American music through distribution of...

The Investing in Artists grants program is designed to enhance the working lives and creative environment for California artists. Investing in Artists provides grants in two funding categories: 1) Grants for Artistic Equipment and Tools, and 2) Grants for Artistic Innovation. The current funding cycle...

ArtsLink Projects provides support to US artists, curators, presenters and arts organizations undertaking projects in any of the 32 eligible countries. Applicants must be working with an artist or organization in that region and projects should be designed to benefit participants and audiences in both...

These fellowships support projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Translations of writers and of works which are not well represented in English translation are encouraged. The work to be translated should be of interest...

This program supports projects that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities through documentary films. Projects are strongly encouraged to demonstrate international collaboration by enlisting scholars based both in the United States and abroad, and/or by working with an international media team. There are...

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES on the theme of Race/Gender/Class IntersectionalityDEADLINE: January 5, 2011, 5:00 pm During the 2011-2012 grant-making cycle, the UCCNRS invites proposals that address the annual theme of Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality.  Research in the area of intersectionality examines how sociopolitical categories and identities based in race, gender,...

In recognition of the Woody Guthrie Centennial in 2012, the BMI Foundation, in cooperation with the Woody Guthrie Foundation, is offering short-term fellowships to support scholarly use of Woody Guthrie Archives Research Collection material for research work related to Guthrie's life, work, and contribution to...

In recognition of the Woody Guthrie Centennial in 2012, the BMI Foundation, in cooperation with the Woody Guthrie Foundation, is offering short-term fellowships to support scholarly use of Woody Guthrie Archives Research Collection material for research work related to Guthrie's life, work, and contribution to American music...

These grants support projects that have the potential to elevate museum, archival, and library practice within the context of national strategic initiatives. Two types of funding will be supported: Project Grants for $50K to $1M for up to three years for projects with thorough needs...