November 2012

Chris Johanson (Classics, UCLA) Friday, November 30 / 3:30 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Through textual, visual, and interactive, virtual world-based analysis, this talk will examine and re-evaluate the visual argumentation employed during one of the most critical moments of image manipulation at Rome, the aristocratic funeral...

UC Humanities Research Institute: Through the administration of its own funding programs and those of the UC Humanities Network, UCHRI supports and showcases fellows, working groups, seminars, conferences, workshops and other research formations, on topics traditional to the humanities in disciplines such as literature, philosophy, classics,...

    About Research Development: The IHC Research Development staff can support faculty through all aspects of research funding from assisting with individual grant searches to budget preparation and proposal review. IHC staff is available by appointment to work with individual faculty on proposals-in-progress, providing individual research...

Awards will be made to support collaborative projects. Eligible projects include conferences at UCSB or in the Santa Barbara area; collaborative research or instructional projects by faculty in one or more departments/programs; and initiatives to bring visiting scholars and arts practitioners to campus for collaborative research or teaching (where appropriate such scholars may be appointed Visiting Fellows of the IHC). The award amounts up to $3K.

Awards will be given to ladder rank faculty to release them from teaching one quarter to concentrate on research projects. Recipients must be in residence during the fellowship term; while the award releases the recipient from teaching responsibilities, it does not exempt him or her from service and advising responsibilities. Award recipients will be designated IHC Fellows and are required to deliver a public lecture or hold a seminar on a topic related to their research during their tenure as fellows. The award does not provide a salary supplement. It will be calculated as a replacement cost of up to $5K for one course.

Wednesday, November 14 / 4:00 PM Music 1213 Please see website for more information about the material under discussion: www.ihc.ucsb.edu/modern-mexican-studies If you would like to be added to the Modern Mexican Studies RFG database, please contact Ruth. Co-conveners: Ruth Hellier-Tinoco         (rhellier-tinoco@music.ucsb.edu) Gabriela Soto Laveaga     (gsotolaveaga@history.ucsb.edu) Sarah Townsend       ...

  Convener W. Patrick McCray, History (pmccray@history.ucsb.edu ) The relationship between technology and society remains a central problem for today’s citizens, policy makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, and politicians. Too often, these issues, as addressed by scholars, become nebulous and abstract. The Machines, People, and Politics Research Focus Group addresses...

Gary Griggs (Director of the Marine Institute, UC Santa Cruz) Marc Fisher (Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, UCSB) Edward Keller (Earth Scence, UC Santa Cruz, UCSB) Bruce Tiffney ( UCSB College of Creative Studies) Friday, November 9 / 1:00 PM Bren 1414 Speakers will discuss sea level rise in the Santa...

Ann Bermingham (Art History, UCSB) Constance Penley (Film & Media, UCSB) Monday, November 5 / 3:00 PM IHC Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB Discussion of public expectations for higher education in comparison to the original vision of Clark Kerr. For readings to be discussed at the meeting, please visit: www.ihc.ucsb.edu/the-uses-of-the-public-university/ Sponsored...

Martin S. Indyk (Vice President, Director for Foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution) Sunday, November 4 / 3:00 PM Corwin Pavilion Ambassador Martin S. Indyk will analyze the dramatic developments in the Arab world and their impact on Iran’s bid for dominance in Israel’s neighborhood, including through its nuclear...

Saturday, November 3 / 9:00 AM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, this symposium will discuss some of the ways in which religious traditions, in Japan and elsewhere, have historically conceptualized and...

Recipients will reside at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) has a limited pool of Research Opportunity Funds available to support one‐time funding requests to initiate multi‐campus or system‐wide research projects.

Thursday, November 1 / 5:00 PM The Graduate Student Lounge, Multicultural Center Friday, November 2 McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Graduate Student Lounge, 4:00 PM-8:00 PM Saturday, November 3 / 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Casa de la Guerra; South-East Corner of De La Guerra Street and De La...