Event Archives for May 2016

May 1 Sun
Upcoming Events TALK: Surviving the Angel of Death Eva Kor
May 3 Tue
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG TALK: Reconstructing Home: W.E.B Du Bois, Intersectionality, and Abolition Democracy Jasmine Yarish (Political Science, UCSB)
May 3 Tue
Upcoming Events READING AND CONVERSATION: Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother-Daughter Memoir Leslie Gilbert-Lurie
May 3 Tue
IHC's Reinventing Japan RFG TALK: Networks and Social Capital in Japan’s 3/11 disasters Daniel Aldrich (Political Science, Northeastern University)
May 5 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series TALK: Can Neuroscience Help Us Understand Art? Alva Noë (Philosophy, UC Berkeley)
May 9 Mon
Upcoming Events TALK/SCREENING: Poetic Documentary Films in Soviet Lithuania Živilė Etevičiūtė (National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania)
May 10 Tue
IHC's Identity Studies RFG TALK: Mesa of Sorrows: Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy at Awat’ovi Pueblo James F. Brooks (History and Anthropology, UCSB)
May 10 Tue
The Humanities and the Brain Series PANEL: Considering Oliver Sacks Julie Carlson (English, UCSB)Cole Cohen (Interdisciplinary Humanties Center, UCSB)Aranye Fradenburg (English, UCSB)Dominique Jullien (French and Italian, UCSB)Mark Leffert, M.D.Jonathan Schooler (Psychological and Brain Sciences, UCSB)Ann Taves (Religious Studies, UCSB)
May 11 Wed
IHC's South Asian Religions and Cultures RFG TALK: “I am Satyabhāmā” Impersonation, Gender, and Caste in a South Indian Village Harshita Mruthinti Kamath (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
May 12 Thu
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG TALK: What Is Greek Slavery? In Search of a Novel History Kostas Vlassopoulos (History & Archeology, University of Crete)
May 12 Thu
and May 13 Fri
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG CONFERENCE: Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom
May 13 Fri
The Humanities and the Brain Series KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Pleasure and Form: Chasing Imagination (Gabrielle Starr, English, New York University, author of Feeling Beauty)
May 13 Fri
IHC's Language Interaction and Social Organization RFG TALK: Quoting and Action Formation in Prime Minister’s Questions Elisabeth Reber (Linguistics,University of Würzburg)
May 18 Wed
Upcoming Events SCREENING: American Umpire Elizabeth Cobbs (History, Texas A & M University)
May 19 Thu
Upcoming Events TALK: Who are the Jews? Rabbi Donniel Hartman (President of Shalom Hartmann Institute)
May 19 Thu
The Humanities and the Brain Series TALK: Why Historical Trauma Studies? Peter Leese (Institute of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen)
May 22 Sun
IHC's South Asian Religions and Cultures RFG TALK: Devotee or God: Hanumān in Hindu Art and Literature Bruce M. Sullivan (Asian Studies and Comparative Study of Religions, Northern Arizona University)
May 26 Thu
Community Matters Series READING: UCSB Student Veterans
May 27 Fri
Upcoming Events EXHIBIT: HIVE Sölen Kiratli (Media Arts & Technology, UCSB)Akshay Cadambi (Media Arts & Technology, UCSB)
May 27 Fri
Upcoming Events CONFERENCE: Migrations Keynote: Efraín Kristal (University of California, Los Angeles)
May 31 Tue
The Humanities and the Brain Series READING: Tides by Pedro Xavier Solís Suzanne Jill Levine (Spanish & Portuguese, UCSB)Jorge Luis Castillo (Spanish & Portuguese, UCSB)