October 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014 / 10:00-3:30 PM Mosher Alumni Hall Gallery Exhibit: 3:30-5:00 PM, UCSB Museum In popular Western perception, the term Bollywood conjures up a constellation of images: melodramatic performances rendered in a riot of colors, exotic locales, exaggerated gestures, and fantastic song and dance...

John H. Summers (Editor, The Baffler) Friday,October 24,2014 /1:00 PM 4041 HSSB Summers is the editor of The Politics of Truth: Selected Writings of C. Wright Mills (2008); editor of Mass Cult and Mid Cult: Essays Against the American Grain (2011), derived from the work of Dwight...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 / 4:00 – 6:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Please join us for the IHC’s annual Open House.  Meet new faculty, fellows and staff.  Learn about the IHC’s  programming series for this academic year: The Anthropocene: Views from the Humanities.  Find...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 / 2:00-3:00 PM SSMS 1303 Join Kelly Pillsbury and Barbara Walker from the Office of Research as they walk you through COS Pivot, a global funding opportunities database available to the UCSB campus. With an estimated 26,000 records of funding opportunities, Pivot...

Caitlin Rosenthal (History,University of California, Berkeley) Friday, October 17, 2014 /1:00 PM 4041 HSSB Unlike traditional narratives that privilege the role of factories in England and the North, Rosenthal uses plantation account books to show how slavery and the slave trade facilitated the development of Taylorism and...

Call for Applications, 2015–2016 Five (5) one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available for the 2015-2016 academic year for untenured scholars in the humanities who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 2006 and December 2014. The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree. Topic: SEX

The Clark offers between ten and sixteen Clark Fellowships each year, ranging in duration from one to ten months. National and international scholars, critics, and museum professionals are welcome to propose projects that extend and enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture.

UC MEXUS announces a small grants competition for travel, short-term research, initial planning, or other special one-time needs related to the seed phase of projects or programs conducted by University of California researchers or research teams in the areas of: 1) Mexico-Related Studies; 2) Latino Studies; 3) United States-Mexican Relations; 4) Critical U.S.-Mexico Issues; 5) Latino and Mexican Topics in the Arts; and 6) Collaborative Research Projects with Investigators at Mexican Institutions.

Saturday, October 4, 2014 / 12:30 Sunday, October 5, 2014 / 7:00 Anisq'Oyo' Park, Isla Vista FREE Isla Vista Arts Presents Shakespeare in the Park: Capt'n Lear; King Lear in a 60-minute commedia romp! Bring a blanket, bring a friend....

Shane Hamilton (History, University of Georgia) Friday,October 3, 2014 / 1:00 PM 4041 HSSB  Professor Hamilton is the author of Trucking Country: the Road to America’s Wal-Mart Economy (2008), which won the Theodore Saloutos Award for the Best Book in Agricultural History. He is a leading figure among...

Long-term fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars who want to be in residence at the Newberry for periods of four to twelve months.