October 2015

Rebecca Seligman (Anthropology, Northwestern University) Thursday, October 22, 2015 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Increasing evidence suggests the importance of meaning in conditioning bodily experiences and outcomes. This talk will explore the relationship between meaning and the body, with particular focus on the neurobiological...

Thursday, October 15, 2105 / 7:00 PM Century 10 Downtown, Ventura Field trip! Come with us to see National Theatre's simulcast of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, live from London You may purchase tickets here. Sponsored by the IHC's W/Shakespeare RFG....

Narayani Lasala-Blanco (Political Science, UCSB) Thursday, October 15, 2015/4:00 PM Lane Room, 3824 Ellison Hall Debates about immigration policies in the United States have been present during electoral campaigns since the 1700s. Zolberg argues that the sustained presence of these debates in political campaigns is related...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 / 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 Humanities and the Brain. Find out...

The Sundance Documentary Fund accepts submissions in three categories and provides grants to filmmakers worldwide for projects that display: 1) Artful and innovative storytelling; 2) Global relevance; 3) Contemporary social issue; and 4) Potential for social engagement.

Thursday, October 1 / 5:00 PM IHC Research Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB The new Research Focus Group is dedicated to readings about and discussions of the various ways in which the humanities, cognitive psychology, and behavioral/cognitive geography examine and think about human comprehension of space and place,...

Thursday, October 1, 2015 / 4:00 PM Crowell Reading Room, 6028 HSSB This interdisciplinary Health, Medicine and Care Working Group invites new members! Join other faculty, postdocs, graduate students, advanced undergraduate researchers, and community members at the UCSB campus to give and receive feedback on research...