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Roundtable: Bridge Turns 40

YouTube

Join Las Maestras Center, Bridge contributors, and virtual participants near and far for an evening of remembrance and celebration of the fifth and 40th Anniversary Edition of This Bridge Called My Back – Writings by Radical Women of Color. Originally released in 1981, This Bridge Called My Back is a testimony to women of color feminism as it emerged in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual ...

Research Focus Group Meeting: Film Discussion of Noh Macbeth

Zoom

Come join the What is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media Research Focus Group as we discuss Noh Macbeth, a 2006 Japanese adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. All are welcome! Please watch the film in advance of the discussion. The film can be accessed for free via the MIT Global Shakespeare archive here: https://globalshakespeares.mit.edu/noh-macbeth-izumi-noriko-2006/ Register to attend for Zoom link Image: Noh Macbeth Sponsored by the IHC What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media Research Focus ...

Regeneration Artist Talk: Harmonia Rosales

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Santa Barbara, CA

Afro-Cuban American artist Harmonia Rosales will discuss her new and dynamic body of work presented in the exhibition Entwined. Rosales’ interweaving of representations from ancient Greek and Yoruba mythologies invites viewers to challenge their ideas about identity and empowerment. Women and people of color, the protagonists of her canvases, assume roles of power and beauty in exquisite imaginings of ancient myths and Renaissance paintings. A reception will follow. To learn more about the exhibition Entwined, ...

Regeneration Talk: Infrastructures of Collective Life: A Formalist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis

Zoom

Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link Join us online for a talk on “Infrastructures of Collective Life: A Formalist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis,” followed by audience Q&A. Caroline Levine has spent her career asking how and why the humanities and the arts matter, especially in democratic societies. She argues for the understanding of forms and structures as crucial to understanding links between art and society. She is the author ...

Regeneration Talk: Elizabeth Kolbert

Corwin Pavilion 494 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA

It's said we live in a new geological epoch characterized by human impacts on the planet. Many of these impacts—climate change, for instance—we now realize are disastrous. How should we respond to this knowledge? Should we be seeking technological solutions, or will any such "solutions" just make the problems worse? Join us for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert as she explores these questions and talks about her new book, Under a White ...

Ensuring the Future of Historic Textiles: The Case of a Japanese Empress’s Court Gown

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Santa Barbara, CA

Join us for a talk on "Ensuring the Future of Historic Textiles: The Case of a Japanese Empress's Court Gown." A reception will follow. Monica Bethe is Director of the Medieval Japanese Studies Institute in Kyoto, Japan. Image: Courtesy of Monica Bethe Sponsored by the IHC's Regeneration series