Spring 2008

Spring 2008

CONFERENCE: Annual International Graduate Conference on the Cold War
Friday, April 4 – Saturday, April 5
Keynote address:
Emily Rosenberg (History, UC Irvine)
Friday, April 4 / 1:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Flight of Fancy: Whiteness, Suburbanization, and Identity in San Juan, Puerto Rico Since 1940
Luis Figueroa (History, Trinity College)
Friday, April 4 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 4041

MEETING: Environmental Media Research Focus Group
Friday, April 4 / 1:00 PM

RESEARCH FOCUS GROUP: Environmental Media
Friday, January 18 / 1:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Hegel, Haiti and Universal History
Susan Buck-Morss (Government, Cornell)
Thursday, April 10 / 4:00 PM

TALK: Topography and the Inscriptions of Ephesos: What Findspots Reveal about Socio-cultural History
Alexander Sokolicek (Austrian Archaeological Institute)
Monday, April 14 / 5:00 PM

Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UCSB
TALK: The Ministry of Special Cases
Nathan Englander
Monday, April 14 / 8:00 PM

Isaac Julien’s Looking for Langston (1989)
Respondant: Stephanie Batiste (Black Studies and English, UCSB)
Wednesday, April 16 / 6:00 PM

TALK: Citizen-Scientists and Cold War Cultures at the Dawn of the Space Age
Patrick McCray (History, UCSB)
Thursday, April 17 / 5:30 PM

TALK: Building Successful Regions
Margaret Weir (Sociology and Political Science, UC Berkeley)
Friday, April 18 / 1:00 PM

TALK: Teaching Tech Talk: How Online Participants Negotiate Cultural Parameters through Everyday Conversation
Patricia Lange (School of Cinematic Arts, USC)
Friday, April 18 / 1:30 PM

TALK: Approaching Genocide: Representing and Negotiating Mass Trauma in Rwanda and Japan
Mick Broderick (Murdoch University, Australia)
Wednesday, April 23 / 2:30 PM

Robert Black

SYMPOSIUM: Catalan Culture
Monday, April 28 / 9:30 AM – 2:00 PMl

Eiko & Koma

WORKSHOP: A Wagner Act for Public Workers: Labor’s Deferred Dream and the Rise of Conservatism in the 1970s
Joe McCartin (History, Georgetown University)
Friday, May 2 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 4041

TALK: Complaints and I-Mean Prefaced Utterances: Repair to Include I-Mean
Doug Maynard (Sociology, Univ. of Wisconsin)
Friday, May 2 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

Friday, May 2 / 7 PM & 10 PM
Monday, May 5 / 10 PM

TALK: Social Action and Prosody of Syntactic Reduplication in Estonian
Leelo Keevalik (Anthropology, UCLA)
Friday, May 9 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

TALK: The Form of History: Nineteenth-Century Experimental Photography and A Tale of Two Cities
Susan Cook (English, UCSB)
Friday, May 9 / 2:00 PM
South Hall 2716

TALK: Mingei and the Emergence of Japanese Folk-Modernism, 1925-1955
Kim Brandt (History, Columbia University)
Friday, May 9 / 4:00 PM
Marine Science Institute Auditorium

Definitely, Maybe
Friday, May 9 / 7 PM & 10 PM
Monday, May 12 / 10 PM

TALK: Re-claiming the Ruins of “Japan’s” Imperial Antiquity: Colonial Archaeological Surveys and Heritage Tourism in the Korean Peninsula (1900-1943)
Hyung Il Pai (East Asian Languages & Cultures and History, UCSB)
Monday, May 12 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Clemens von Wedemeyer

Moments of Meeting: Choreographic “Moments” in Response to the Holocaust
Carol M. Press (Theater & Dance, UCSB)
Tuesday, May 13 / 5:00 PM
HSSB Ballet Studio

SYMPOSIUM: Basque Studies
Wednesday, May 14 / 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Culture(s) in the Keyhole: An Archaeology of Peep Media
Erkki Huhato (Dept. of Design | Media Arts, UCLA)
Friday, May 16 / 11:30 AM
1714 Ellison

SCREENING & DISCUSSION: Vera Chytilova’s Daisies
Friday, May 16 / 2:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Question Design and President-Press Relations
Steven Clayman (Sociology, UCLA)
Friday, May 16 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

Be Kind Rewind
Friday, May 16 / 7 PM & 10 PM
Monday, May 19 / 10 PM

READING: Voices from the Dark: A Story of a North Korean Camp Survivor
Monday, May 19 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Learning from The Exorcist
Colleen McDannell (History, University of Utah)
Wednesday, May 21 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

WORKSHOP: Wal-Mart in Black, White and Urban Gray
Dorian Warren (Political Science, Columbia University)
Friday, May 23 / 1:00 PM
4041 Humanities and Social Science Building

WORKSHOP: 11th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL)
Friday, May 23 – Saturday, May 24
Plenary address: What’s in a Middle?
Keren Rice (Linguistics, Univ. of Toronto and Swarthmore College)
Saturday, May 24 / 1:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation
Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UCSB
READING: An Evening with Allegra Goodman
Monday, May 26 / 7:30 PM
Congregation B’nai B’rith,
1000 San Antonio Creek Road

Visiting poet:
Barbara Jane Reyes June 2-3

Composer in Residence June 2-6