Spring 2004

Spring 2004

HOME FREE? Liberty, security and the 21st century American Habitat
A program of linked events including lectures, panel discussions, film screenings and a series of new undergraduate classes
Fall and Winter 2003/2004 at UCSB

Sanguinary Laws and Horrid Tortures: Punishment and Civilization in Tokugawa Japan’s Encounter with the West
Daniel Botsman (Harvard)
Friday, April 9 / 12:00 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Critical Perspectives on Restoration Ecology
Monday, April 5 / 7:00 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Imagining Sustainable Communities: Rethinking Democratic Decision Making
Adam Wolpert (The Occidental Art and Ecology Center)
Thursday, April 8 / 4-6 PM / FREE
Girvetz Theatre, UCSB

CONFERENCE: Wal-Mart: Template for 21st Century Capitalism?
Monday, April 12 / 8:30-5:00 / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

SYMPOSIUM: Space, Place, and Cultural Forms
Wednesday, April 14 / 3:00-5:00 PM / FREE
Music Room 1145, UCSB

Talk: Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides
Chris Appy
Thrusday, April 15 / 3:30
McCune Conference Room

A Global Measure: Writing, Rights, and Responsibilities
Homi Bhabha
Thursday, April 15 / 4PM / FREE
Corwin Pavilion

Trains of Thought: Modernist Subjectivity and the Colonial Railroad
Niels Buch-Jepsen (Cornell)
Friday, April 16 / 3:30 PM / FREE
South Hall 2635, UCSB

Worlding California Poetics: Theorizing Some Global/Local and
Trans-Pacific Dimensions to the Poetry of Place
Rob Wilson (UC Santa Cruz)
Monday, April 19 / 4 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Surfin’ California History in Film and Music
Tim Cooley (Music, UCSB)
Monday, April 19 / 7:00 PM / FREE
McCune Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Holocaust Testimony in a Genocidal Age
Geoffrey Hartman (Yale)
Monday, April 19 / 8:00 PM / FREE
Corwin Pavilion, UCSB

Chicana Butch/Femme: Aged Reflections Based on Participant Observations
Dr. Deena J. González (Loyola Marymount University)
Friday, April 23 / 2 PM / FREE
The Harbor Room, The University Center, UCSB

Increments in Navajo Conversation
Margaret Field (SDSU)
Friday, April 23 / 1:30-3:30 / FREE
2536 Phelps Hall, UCSB

The Revolutionary Impact of A. A. Markov Sr.’s Work on the Alternation of Letters in A.S. Pushkin’s Poem “Eugene Onegin”
Vladimir Uspenskiy (Moscow State University)
Friday, April 23 / 4PM / FREE / Engineering, 1 Room 2124, UCSB

CONFERENCE: America and the Reshaping of a New World Order: Normative Implications, Cultural Constraints
Friday-Saturday, April 23-24 / FREE
Corwin Pavilion, and McCune Conference Room, UCSB

CONFERENCE: 16th Southern California Cervantes Conference
Saturday, April 24 / 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

“Women Dancing Men, Men Dancing Women: Gender and Representations of Roman Gypsies in Turkey.”
Sonia Seeman (Ethnomusicology, UCSB)
Monday, April 26 / 7:00 PM / FREE / McCune Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

FORUM: Home of the Free? A Public Forum on the Patriot Acts
Tuesday, April 27 / 4-6 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

CONFERENCE: Literary Translation: Revisiting the Text in the Humanities
Thursday, April 29 / 9-6 / FREE
McCune Conference Room, and the Harbor Room in the University Center, UCSB

The Formation of the Stele School and its Impact on Qing Dynasty Calligraphy
Professor Qianshen Bai (Boston University)
Thursday, April 29 / 4:00 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Inclusion as a Social Practice: Views of Children with Autism
Olga Solomon (UCLA)
Friday, April 30 / 1:30-3:30 / FREE
Phelps Hall 2536, UCSB

Image of Thought: Samuel Beckett Meets the Hulk
Anthony Uhlmann (University of Western Sydney)
Friday, April 30 / 3:30 PM / FREE
South Hall 2635, UCSB

TALK: Laughing to Go Along, Laughing to Resist
Phil Glenn (Emerson College)
Friday, May 7 / 1:30-3:30 PM / FREE
Phelps Hall 2536, UCSB

CONFERENCE: AfroGeeks: From Technophobia to Technophilia
Friday-Saturday, May 7-8 / 8:30 AM-6:30 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

CONFERENCE: Imagination and the Nation: In, Between, and Beyond States
Saturday, May 8th, 9AM-6:30PM / FREE
Centennial House, UCSB

Stagolee Shot Billy
Cecil Brown
With performances by Ron Paris and Ron Valentine
Monday, May 10

TALK: The Anne Frank We Remember
Alvin Rosenfeld (Indiana University)
Tuesday, May 11 / 7:30 PM / FREE

TALK: Tradition and Imagination in a Transnational World
Roger Savage (University of California, Los Angeles)
Wednesday, May 12 / 3-5 PM / FREE
Music Room 1145, UCSB

PANEL: The Rocket Four: Artist Books Today
Moderated by Marcia Reed (Getty Research Institute), and
Roberto Trujillo (Stanford University Library)
Thursday, May 13 / 4 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

COLLOQUIUM: Comparative Lament Traditions Research Focus Group
Saturday, May 15 / 12-5 / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

POETRY READING: Jeanne Heuving
Monday, May 17 / 4 PM / FREE
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, UCSB

Moshe Idel
White Letters in Jewish Mysticism and Post-Modern Hermeneutics
Wednesday, May 19 / 7:30 P.M. / Free
UCSB Hillel, 781 Embarcadero Del Mar, Isla Vista

TALK: The African Studies Research Focus Group Annual Lecture
Chris Albani (Author)
Thursday, May 20
Location and time TBA

CISM FILM DISCUSSION SERIES: Armadillos in our Trousers: Spinal Tap and Eternal Youth
Mark Yeary (UCSB)
Friday, May 21 / 5:00PM / FREE
Location TBA

TALK: Interactional Sociolinguistics, Discourse and Conversation Analysis:
What do they share and how do they differ?
John Gumperz (UC Berkeley)
Friday, May 21 / 1:30-3:30 PM / FREE
2536 Phelps Hall, UCSB

Iraq and the War on Terror: Were We Wrong?
A Debate Between Dr. William Kristol and Ambassador Joseph Wilson
7:30 P.M. / Monday, May 24 / Free
UCSB Campbell Hall

TALK: Can the Unions Put John Kerry in the White House?
Harold Meyerson
Tuesday, May 25 / 3:30 PM / FREE
1111 North Hall, UCSB

“Television Audiences and Factual Programming”
Annette Hill
Friday, June 4th / 10 a.m.
Ellison 1714

Marc Dollinger
California Jews Thursday, June 24 / 7:00 P.M. / Free
Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center
524 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara