Event Archives for February 2017

Feb 1 Wed
IHC's African Studies RFG TALK: The Postcolonial Afterlife of Sarah Baartman: African Women’s Discourses of the Female Body Ayo A. Coly (Comparative Literature and African Studies at Dartmouth College)
Feb 2 Thu
Upcoming Events TALK: Intonational Variation Beyond Black and White: Language and Identity in the Speech of Biracial Men Speaker: Nicole Holliday (Linguistics, Pomona College)
Feb 2 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: Remixing the Civic Imagination Henry Jenkins (Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education, USC)
Feb 3 Fri
Community Matters Series WORKSHOP: Think Critically, Act Creatively: Worldbuilding for Civic Engagement Henry Jenkins (Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education, USC) and members of the Civic Imagination Project research team
Feb 6 Mon
IHC's Identity Studies RFG TALK: The Other One Percent: Indians in America Devesh Kapur (Director at the Center for the Advanced Study of India, Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India, and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania)
Feb 9 Thu
IHC's Slavery Captivity and the Meaning of Freedom RFG TALK: The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands Ann M. Little (History, Colorado State University)
Feb 9 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: Communities for Empowerment: Antebellum African American Literary and Debating Societies Margaret Malamud (S.P and Margaret Manasse Chair, College of Arts and Sciences, New Mexico State University)
Feb 13 Mon
Upcoming Events The Reception of Aristotelian Science in Early Islam: A Historical Account Dimitri Gutas (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University)
Feb 16 Thu
Upcoming Events TALK: Translating the Russian Classics in the Twenty-First Century Marian Schwartz (translator)
Feb 16 Thu
IHC's Machines People and Politics RFG TALK: The Maintainers, or How to Give Up the Innovation Fetish Lee Vinsel (Stevens Institute of Technology)
Feb 16 Thu
Community Matters Series PANEL: Muslim American / American Muslim Community Engagements: Opportunities and Challenges in the Aftermath of the 2016 Elections Juan E. Campo (Religious Studies, UCSB)Laila Saqr (Film & Media, UCSB)Sherene Seikaly (History, UCSB)Edina Lekovic (Director of Policy & Programming, Muslim Public Affairs Council)Yasmin Sallak (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, UCSB)
Feb 17 Fri
Upcoming Events WORKSHOP: Saturation
Feb 23 Thu
Community Matters Series TALK: The Discarded and The Dignified—The Politics of the Fear that “Only One Can Live” Jessica Benjamin (Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, NYU)