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Un(rely)able: The Technological Health Crisis of Toxic Shock Syndrome & Rely Tampons
Lecture by Sharra Vostral (Purdue University), 5pm in SSMS 2135 (more...)
Taking Stock of the Anthropocene: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable
Panel including Prof. Peter Alagona (UCSB History), 4pm in HSSB 6020 (more...)
Anti-Stalinist Left Intellectuals in Chile and Argentina, 1940-1970
Talk by Cody Stephens (UCSB History, ), 1pm in HSSB 4041 (more...)
Egypt after the Revolution
A conversation with UCSB professors Sherene Seikaly and Adam Sabra, 11am-noon in HSSB 4020 (more...)
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History Graduation Reception 2015
All graduating History majors and their families are invited:
June 14, 2015 in HSSB 4020, 10am-noon
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Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times about how UC should define antisemitism:
"Wrongfully treating academic debate as anti-Semitism"
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Prof. Alagona in LA Times on Historical Background of Oil Spills in SB County
"The 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill that changed oil and gas exploration forever" Read more...
Profs. Sabra and Seikaly offer students a historical perspective about ISIL
See the report in the UCSB Daily Nexus
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Prof. McCray featured in article in The Atlantic
"How Stargazing Became a Numbers Game"
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Faculty, Alumni and Grad Student Publications, Placements & Awards (updated May 14, 2015)
Recent books, articles, awards & achievements of UCSB historians
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May 2015 Historia Newsletter Now Online
Alumni and supporter newsletter features in-depth articles about department news & events
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Feature on Grad Student Melissa Barthelemy and the Isla Vista Memorial Exhibition Project
Interview in Apr. 20, 2015 UCSB Gradpost
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History Major Lizzy Bellas Profiled on Gaucho Facebook Page
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Research Fellowships Awarded to Profs. Soto-Laveaga, Keel and McDonald
Mexican Wheat in India, Christian Thought & Racial Science, and Travel in Imperial Japan are their topics. Read more...
"Peter, Paul and Mary" win Distinguished Teaching Awards
Profs. Spickard, Furner and Alagona (pictured) are honored by the UCSB Academic Senate for their excellence in teaching.
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Spring Quarter Lecture Series: The Biopolitics of Reproduction
Speakers explore how cultural and political commitments shape people's experience of their own biology.
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