February 2014

Paul Erickson  (American Antiquarian Society) Marie-Eve Thérenty (Université Montpellier III, France) February 26-28  & March 1, 2014 Old Little Theatre, College of Creative Studies and McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Starting with one of the first literary mass-successes, Eugène Sue’s serialized novel Les Mystères de Paris (1842-43, The Mysteries...

Jean-Christian Vinel (History, University of Paris-Diderot) Friday, February 21 /1:00 PM HSSB 4041 Jean-Christian Vinel is a visiting scholar at UC-Santa Barbara in the Winter 2013. He is the editor of La grève en exil : le déclin du syndicalisme et du militantisme aux USA, en...

Thursday-Friday, February 20-21 Pollock Theater Dirty Sexy Policy will bring together prominent scholars, attorneys, activists, regulators, and journalists to explore current challenges facing media policy and the broader stakes that citizens and policy critics share. Participants on three panels will engage in a lively discussion and debate...

Francis Dunn (Classics, UCSB) Thursday, February 20, 2014 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB What is at stake in our interest -- even obsession -- with narrative forms of care?  We have become familiar, in recent years, with narrative medicine, narrative social work, and narrative forensics,...

Thursday, February 20 /1:00-3:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB In honor of UNESCO's International Mother Language Day 2014, Caraol Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence) will be speaking on "Forensic Linguistics and Models of Language" at 1:00 PM and Maria Carreira (Spanish, Cal State Long Beach)...

The University of California (UC) Pacific Rim Research Program (PRRP) supports collaborative research by UC faculty, graduate students, and their colleagues at other institutions. DUE TO THE CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESIDENT'S OFFICE, THE UC PACIFIC RIM RESEARCH PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY SOLICITING MINI-GRANTS OF UP TO $5000 FOR ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY. NO FULL SCALE RESEARCH GRANTS AND PROGRAMMING GRANTS CAN BE OFFERED AT THIS TIME.  

								
							

Friday, February 14- Sunday, February 16 McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB UCSB is hosting a three-day international symposium featuring interdisciplinary research on the complexity of naturally occurring human interaction.  This symposium will bring together diverse researchers — linguists, sociologists, anthropologists, conversation analysts, child development and communication scholars,...

Friday, February 7 / 9:30 AM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Fifty years after Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a landmark bill that added sex to anti-discrimination law, this conference looks to feminism during a decade that began with liberal reform and exploded...

Chris Newfield (English, UCSB) Tuesday, February 4, 2014 / 5:00 PM* McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB *Note new time. Chris Newfield has been directly involved in current controversies about the future of universities. In this talk, he’ll first describe one of his best university experiences, which was directing...

The Kennan Institute offers Short-Term Grants (up to one month's duration) to U.S. citizens whose research in the social sciences or humanities focuses on the former Soviet Union (excluding the Baltic States), and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area.