January 2015

Catherine Fisk (University of California, Irvine School of Law) Friday, January 30, 2015 / 1:00 PM HSSB 4041 Fisk is the author of Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930 (2009), and Labor Law Stories (2005). Fisk’s research focuses on labor issues in...

Viola Miglio, Björn Birnir, Astradur Eysteinsson, Ander Caballero (UCSB, University of Iceland, Basque Government) Monday, January 26 / 1:00 PM HSSB McCune Room This event is an instantiation of UNESCO's International Mother Language Day, which officially takes place every year on February 21st commemorating the anniversary of the...

Peggy McCracken (Romance Languages & Literatures, University of Michigan) Jody Enders (Medieval Studies, UCSB) Marcella Munson (Florida Atlantic University) Saturday, January 24, 2015 / 9:00 AM McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020 Please join us on Saturday, January 24 at 9 a.m. in HSSB 6020 for a...

Friday, January 23-24 2015 / 8:30 AM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Our conference addresses current debates surrounding untranslatability and its implications within the postcolonial context of globalization. We have invited scholars and translators from diverse disciplines and perspectives to reflect on the basic notions of...

Thursday, January 22, 2015 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Speakers: Peter Alagona (History and Environmental Studies, UCSB) Sarah Anderson (Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, UCSB) Ken Hiltner (English and Environmental Studies, UCSB; UCSB Sustainability Champion) Sharyn Main (Santa Barbara Foundation) Richard Widick (Orfalea Center for Global...

dir. Jennifer Baichwal & Edward Burtynsky, 90 min. Discussant: Casey Walsh (Anthropology, UCSB) Thursday, January 15, 2015 / 7:00 PM UCSB Pollock Theater Admission $10 general / $5 students For tickets, visit http://www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock. Watermark is a feature documentary from multiple-award winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, and renowned...

Ruth Leys (History, John Hopkins University) Thursday, January 15, 2015 / 5:30 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB An assessment of the latest twists in affect theory. Among the questions to be posed are: "If the twentieth century was the Freudian century, the century of libido, will...

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