December 2015

The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) offers an academic residency program for researchers, scholars and artists at critical junctures in their academic careers.

Designed to encourage academic professionalization, the IHC Graduate Affiliates Program will foster a community of graduate student scholars to engage in dialogue around the events of the 2015-16 IHC series The Humanities and the Brain

Scholarly Editions and Translations grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. These grants support full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years.

Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services.

Thursday, December 03, 2015 / 5:00 PM IHC Research Seminar Room, 6036 HSSB The December 2015 meeting of the Architecture and Mind RFG focuses on the perception of different environments throughout the twentieth century. Participants will read (in advance) and discuss texts by Gestalt psychologist Kurt Lewin...

Thursday, December 3, 2015 / 4:00 Performing Arts Theater Friday, December 4, 2015 / 9:30 AM Mosher Alumni House Saturday, December 5, 2015 / 9:30 AM MultiCultural Center, University Center On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the publication of Franz Kafka’s famous text “The Metamorphosis,” an interdisciplinary conference at...

December 01, 2015 / 12:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Professor David Cleveland (Environmental Studies, UCSB) will introduce the film and lead a Q&A directly after the screening. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the...

Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting preventive conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections. Libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country are responsible for collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art, and historical objects that facilitate research, strengthen teaching, and provide opportunities for life-long learning in the humanities.