April 2014

Thomas F. DeFrantz (African and African American Studies/Dance, Duke University) Kyle Abraham (Artistic Director, Abraham.In.Motion) Wednesday, April 23 / 3:00 - 4:30 PM HSSB Ballet Studio Duke University Professor and Artist-Scholar Tommy DeFrantz will speak publicly with Artistic Director and MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham. They will...

The Endangered Language Fund provides grants for language maintenance and linguistic field work. The work most likely to be funded is that which serves both the native community and the field of linguistics.

Thomas F. DeFrantz (African and African American Studies/Dance, Duke University) Tuesday, April 22 / 5:30 PM McCune Conference Room Thomas DeFrantz is Professor of African and African American Studies/Dance at Duke University and President of the Society of Dance History Scholars. The author of Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of...

Heather Cassils (artist) Friday, April 18 / 6:00 PM SRB Multi-Purpose Room* *Please note the room  and time change for this event. Heather Cassils is an artist who uses the physical body as sculptural mass with which to rupture societal norms. Drawing on conceptualism, feminism, body art, gay male...

Thursdays: April 17, May 1, May 15, May 29 12:00pm-2:00pm (lunch included) Education Building Board Room, 4th floor The seminar will provide a systematic and detailed explanation of the grant writing process, including interactive workshops on best practices for generating research proposal ideas, writing strategies, and...

Bogliasco Fellowships are awarded to qualified persons doing creative or scholarly work in the various disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Deke Weaver (School of Art and Design and Department of Theater, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Monday, April 14 / 1:30 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB WOLF is Deke Weaver’s third performance in his life-long project, The Unreliable Bestiary – a performance for each letter of the alphabet,...

Deborah Diamond (Curator, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution) Sunday, April 13 / 2:30 pm Mary Craig Auditorium, Santa Barbara Museum of Art (1130 State Street) Yoga is a global phenomenon practiced by millions of people seeking spiritual insight and better health. Debra...

Charles Bazerman (Education, UCSB) Friday, April 11 / 1:30 PM 1205 Education Bazerman proposes a new theory of writing and rhetoric which conceives writing as a form of situated social activity, typically displaced over time and space.  Because of these dislocations, understandings of genre and activity system are...

Monday April 7 2:00-4:00PM 6056 HSSB Seminar Room The IHC's Graduate Affiliate Program is pleased to host the first of two public workshops in which graduate scholars will present their work on the topic of care in conjunction with the IHC Value of Care Series. Presenters: • Lynette Arnold...

Friday, April 4-Sunday, April 6 McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020 Borderlands, broadly defined, are spaces where disparate ethnicities, cultures, religions, political systems, or linguistic traditions come into close contact and require both individuals and societies to adapt culturally, politically, economically, or technologically to encounters with other...

Sasha Abramsky (journalist) Thursday, April 3, 2014 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Sasha Abramsky is a freelance journalist and the author of six books, most recently The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives.  It was listed by the New York...

The positions are intended for outstanding post-doctoral researchers from around the world, to work on an important piece of research in the social sciences and humanities.

Warren Taylor (Materials Research Lab, UCSB) Tuesday, April 1 / 8:00 AM Northern edge of the Campus Lagoon (Spot #1 on the Walking Tour of UCSB Campus Lagoon Area) In this event, the of three first symposia, we will begin by having a discussion about material science and...