April 2013

Jonathan Kalan (photographer, writer, journalist) Tuesday, April 30 / 2:00 PM Arts 1237 Jonathan Kalan is an award-winning photographer and journalist specializing in innovation, technology, development and social entrepreneurship in emerging markets. A graduate of UCSB's Global Studies Program, he has traveled to over 44 countries and...

Friday, April 26 / 12:00 PM SH 2509 4Humanities@UCSB is our campus's local chapter of the international 4Humanities initiative, which uses digital technologies to design and create media campaigns to advocate for the value of the humanities.  Following up on 4Humanities@UCSB's previous meetings, when we started humanities...

Katrina Daly-Thompson (Applied Linguistics, UCLA) Friday, April 26 / 12:00 PM IHC Research Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB This timely talk reflects on discourses of identity that pervade local talk and texts in Zimbabwe, a nation beset by political and economic crisis. As she explores questions of culture that...

Lawrence Acker is an associate professor at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, joining the faculty in January of this year.  He is the Lindenwood College of Individualized Education’s Program Director of Health Management.  Dr. Acker came to Lindenwood after serving as the Program Chair...

Karen Anzoategui (performer) Saturday, April 13 / 5:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB "Bodies in Space III: A Guerrilla-Style Graduate Conference" invites the UCSB community at large to observe the culmination of this year's conference, a performance directed  by Karen Anzoategui and featuring UCSB students....

Scott McCloud (Regents’ Lecturer) Friday, April 12 /10:30 AM -3:00 PM Theater & Dance Building: Courtyard & Room 1530 With graphic novels, sequential art, comic books becoming more prevalent in scholarship and education, the need for interdisciplinary conversation grows so that we might collaboratively imagine the...

Friday, April 12 / 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Corwin Pavilion This conference is the culminating event of the year-long Figuring Sea Level Rise series. It focuses on several crucial questions in the debate about climate change and sea level rise: who is likely to be immediately affected? What...

Grants are considered for programs that: 1) Arrange for musical entertainment, concerts, and recitals appropriate for the education and instruction of the public in the musical arts (Paramount consideration, however, is given to traditional classical music programs); 2) Aid worthy students of music to secure complete and adequate musical education; and 3) Aid organizations in their efforts to present fine music to the public, provided that such organizations are operated exclusively for educational purposes.

Thursday, April 4-Friday, April 5 McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020 Keynote Speaker: Ricardo Dominguez (Visual Arts, UC San Diego) The Media Fields collective will be holding its fourth graduate student conference, on the theme of "Access/Trespass," this April 4th - 5th. The conference features a keynote talk by...

Leo Panitch (Political Science,York University) Sam Gindin (Political Science,York University) Tuesday, April 2 / 4:00 PM IHC Research Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB Panitch has edited the Socialist Register since 1985. He is the author of numerous books including Working Class Politics in Crisis. Gindin was Research Director of the...