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May 2017

Politics in the Age of Trump: Some Historical Perspective

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater, Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117 United States

On Thursday, May 25, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm in the Multicultural Center Theater, the UCSB Department of History and the Center for Cold War Studies and International History will host a panel discussion entitled Politics in the Age of Trump: Some Historical Perspective. Three UCSB historians will speak on the following topics: Giuliana Perrone, “The Emoluments Clause: What it is, what it’s for, and why it won’t stop Trump” Salim Yaqub, “A Truly Foreign Policy” Nelson Lichtenstein, “Trump is…

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Graduate Student Colloquium: Isabella Gabrovsky on “Rethinking Britain” and Mario Tumen on “Decolonization of Taxation in Peru”

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The Workshop on Theoretical Perspectives on War, Political Violence, Nationalism and the State (History 291)  is pleased to invite you to its final open presentation and discussion this Friday May 26 from 3:00 to 5:30 pm  in HSSB 4020.  Two graduate students, Isabella Gabrovsky and Mario Tumen, will be presenting their work in progress on Britain and Peru. Please, join the conversation. Their papers can be downloaded from the links below.  Everybody is welcome! “Rethinking Britain: An English identity Crisis in the Era…

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June 2017

Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands by Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020), Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands Featuring: Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Associate Professor of History, UCLA Paul Spickard, Professor of History, UCSB and: Veronica Castillo Munoz, Assistant Professor of History, UCSB

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Gender and Sexualities Brown Bag: Julie Johnson

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster meets periodically throughout the year for brown bag lunches to read and workshop works-in-progress from members of the research cluster. On June 5, Julie Johnson will discuss “A Woman’s Business: Branding Marie Stopes 1918-1939.” Image: Marie Stopes with Clinic Midwives, London, 1921 (courtesy of Marie Stopes International www.mariestopes.org) Draft papers will be distributed before the event, and all participants will be invited to offer feedback to the author. Contact history-gender-cluster(at)history.ucsb.edu for more information or to join the…

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Talk by David Ambaras on Nakamura Sueko, Pirate Queen

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SSMS 2135, Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

David R. Ambaras is a scholar of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Japanese history. His first book, Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Japan (University of California, 2005), examined the development of the modern Japanese state through the policing of urban youth. His second book project, from which this talk is drawn, examines the transgressive mobilities of prostitutes, peddlers, and other marginalized individuals who circulated between China and Japan under the Japanese Empire. Ambaras…

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History Department 2017 Graduation Reception for Undergraduates

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
HSSB 4020, 4020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

All graduating History majors and their families are invited: Sunday June 18th 10:00am-12:00pm in HSSB 4020 The UCSB Department of History is pleased to invite you to the annual UC Santa Barbara History Department Graduation Reception. Please join History faculty members and your fellow students for a buffet breakfast and mingling. This celebration is for all graduates of the 2016-2017 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs in History, History of Public Policy and Medieval Studies, and their families. This event prior…

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Helmets of the First World War: Battle, Technology, and Culture

June 20
Davidson Library (UCSB), Davidson Library, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).   This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes photographs and other artifacts from the conflict. Curated by Prof. John W.I. Lee of the UCSB History Department.  Undergraduate Research Assistant: Sydney Martin. This exhibition is on display from November 8, 2016 through June 20, 2017, at the UCSB Library Mountain Gallery (1st floor of the new library, mountain side). For more information,…

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